Italy backpacking itinerary (3 weeks long and adaptable)

Italy backpacking itinerary

Italy is a wonderful country full of culture, history and great food! It is also a remarkably easy country for backpackers to explore, there are plenty of hostels and infrastructure in place to support those journeying around. This Italy backpacking itinerary gives a good introduction to the country for any first time visitor.  This 3 week Italy backpacking itinerary covers some of the major highlights and can be used as the backbone… Read moreItaly backpacking itinerary (3 weeks long and adaptable)

7 things to do in Florence

things to do in Florence

The birthplace of the Renaissance, Florence is a city full of culture. Art and architecture dominate the array of things to do in Florence. The capital of the Tuscany region, Florence began its rise to fame in the Medieval period as a trading centre. The 1300’s saw the city begin the Renaissance, a period of European history that saw great expansion and cultural advances. It’s regarded as very important phase… Read more7 things to do in Florence

10 things to do in Rome

things to do in Rome

All roads lead to Rome. Once the capital of the powerful empire in the world, Rome is home to some spectacular historical sites. Founded back in 9th century BCE, Rome has a long history. According to legend Romulus was the city’s founder and the inspiration for its name. It began to come to prominence under the rule of the Roman Kings. Then the Roman Republic (SPQR) saw a massive increase… Read more10 things to do in Rome