Category Archives: Italy

Saturday, 6th September

We had a long drive ahead of us and since we stayed in Pisa last night, we got up early to see the Leaning Tower. Below is the view from where we parked our car, free parking for a couple … Continue reading

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Friday, 5th September

Our second day in Florence started badly. Poor Bec was stricken with a migraine and unable to get out of bed. This meant that Keith went to experience the Uffizi art museum on his own, resulting in 37 million photos … Continue reading

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Thursday, 4th September

We left Rome this morning with Florence as our destination, however we decided to avoid the major highways and travel through the country via Civita Di Bagnoregio and Orvieto. Civita Di Bagnoregio is known as the ‘Dying City’, it was … Continue reading

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Wednesday, 3rd September

Since studying Ancient Rome at University, one of Keith’s biggest dreams was to see the ruins in Rome. The Colosseum was our first stop. Again, like the Vatican, nothing can prepare you for the size of the thing. It’s huge. … Continue reading

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Tuesday, 2nd September

We are staying approximately 20 minutes by public transport outside of Rome, so up early to negotiate a bus and the Metro Train Underground to Vatican City! The walk from the train station through the City and our first glimpse … Continue reading

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Monday, 1st September

We’d had an amazing time on the Amalfi Coast but today we were super excited for the next stop in our Italian itinerary – Rome! It was roughly a 4 1/2 hour trip to Rome so the plan was to … Continue reading

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Sunday, 31st August – Ravello

After spending time in the searing heat of the ancient city Pompeii, we needed somewhere to go that would be more relaxing and (dare I say it) more lively. Ravello is possibly our most favourite part of the Amalfi Coast. … Continue reading

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Sunday, 31st August – Pompeii

We got up early and headed to downtown Naples, which is a little scary to be honest so we were glad we drove. With the car tucked away safely in a parking garage, we headed off to see the sites … Continue reading

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Saturday, 30th August

Ah, the Amalfi Coast. It has to be one of the most beautiful places in the world. Today was the day that we would explore it a lot more. The first thing that needs to be said is the bad … Continue reading

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Friday, 29th August

After we were finished with Assisi, our next mission was to relax for a few days on the beautiful Amalfi Coast – specifically in Sorrento. Our Airbnb accommodation there was a large apartment with an even larger view! The view … Continue reading

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