Staying at the Swanky Hotel Noemi, Venice, Italy

May 2009 saw my third visit to Italy in a period of 7 months, having never previously even visited the country at all! At the time, life was pretty good and I was madly in love with Hungarian dancer and overall good girl, Noemi Linzenbold. This time we backpacked Venice on a budget! Looking back Read more about Staying at the Swanky Hotel Noemi, Venice, Italy[…]

How, When and Why To Visit The Vatican City?

  If you’re going to visit Vatican City for the first time in your life, there’s a long list of attractions that are very sought after, especially in spring and summer. It’s nearly impossible visiting Vatican City without making a reservation at least of the Vatican Museums. However, the best way to get the most Read more about How, When and Why To Visit The Vatican City?[…]

From Movies to Reality: The Best Things To See In The Centre Of Rome, Italy

There is no doubt that Rome is one of the most incredible cities in the World, full of history, art, religion, daily new discoveries and of course quotes from famous movies. As it says, “Rome wasn’t built in a day”, and it does take time for every visitor to see all the beautiful things that Read more about From Movies to Reality: The Best Things To See In The Centre Of Rome, Italy[…]

4 of the best ways to visit Rome in a weekend

  Rome holds an entire world of attractions and is always among the most visited destinations in Italy, moreover is the biggest Italian city, so it’s better to plan in advance your route to enjoy this place to the utmost. The first thing to do is choosing a comfortable holiday home close to the most Read more about 4 of the best ways to visit Rome in a weekend[…]

Backpacking in Italy: Top 5 Sights in Venice

Venice might not sound like a backpackers paradise at the start, but believe me it is and it can be done on the cheap as I once proved, a few thousand moons ago with Hungarian dancer Noemi Linzenbold. As we backpacked through the streets of this wild child, it was actually by getting some good Read more about Backpacking in Italy: Top 5 Sights in Venice[…]

Pinacoteca di Brera Art Gallery Tour With Walks of Italy

Back into Italy again in 2016 and I was based in the city of Milan. This is a city steeped in artistic history and culture. Its reputation is well known in the world of art. It was the perfect opportunity for me to tour one of the world’s best art galleries and so I hooked Read more about Pinacoteca di Brera Art Gallery Tour With Walks of Italy[…]

Backpacking in Italy: Staying at Madama Hostel in Milan

Backpacking in Italy: Staying at Madama Hostel in Milan

I heard that Milan only had three hostels, which seemed odd for such a huge city. I had an early morning border train to France to catch on route with the Green and White Army to Euro 2016 and so for my last night in Milan, I decided to stay at Madama Hostel. Madama Hostel Read more about Backpacking in Italy: Staying at Madama Hostel in Milan[…]

Antica Corte Milanese Milan, Italy

My Charming Stay at Antica Corte Milanese B and B in Novate Milanese, Italy

Arrival back into Italy in June 2016 meant I would be based in and around Milan for my first few days. I flew into Bergamo airport, which is 45 kilometres from Milan city centre. Rather than be based in Bergamo or the city centre of Milan to start with I decided to stay in Novate Milanese, Read more about My Charming Stay at Antica Corte Milanese B and B in Novate Milanese, Italy[…]

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