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[…]

Visit the World’s First Venice

This post was posted by TheHipmunk on Hipmunk’s Tailwind blog on 14th August 2015. The Jewish Ghetto is a small island in the Cannaregio section of Venice, located among the maze of canals and waterways that crisscross Venice and just a short walk from the main train station and the famous Grand Canal. There are lots of Read more about Visit the World’s First Venice[…]

jonny blair in pisa

Backpacking in Northern Italy (and San Marino)

I had avoided Italy until 2008 but have since had three blasts at it and loved every moment of backpacking through it, even though I do slag Venice off below. It’s a big country though so I have more plans to head to the centre and south of Italy at some point on my next Read more about Backpacking in Northern Italy (and San Marino)[…]