Layers upon layers of history, the birthplace of one of the greatest empires in history. A city that saw monumental buildings, rulers and power rise and fall, but still withstood the test of time. Still alive and still great today, it truly is the eternal city. Of all the beautiful and fascinating places I was […]
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A city buried for thousands of years, a city that suffered a tragedy, that became a historical miracle, a city of death and a city of preservation. The city of Pompeii. Pompeii is a place I have wanted to visit since the first time I learned of it. An actual piece of history, alive in […]
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Glistening canals, breath-taking buildings and surely the most bridges ever constructed in one city. Venice truly is unlike any place I have ever seen. My home Island of Raasay is full of beauty, but it is natural beauty. Where as Venice is positively filled to bursting with man-made beauty. The city is a marvel of […]
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Picturesque , beautiful, warm, delightful. All words that float off the tongue when describing Florence. It was one of the major reasons for me choosing to travel to Italy and I was not disappointed. From the historic buildings, the friendly atmosphere, and the ease of getting around, all made sure that Florence is a place […]
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The capital of fashion, a compulsive shoppers heaven, and hustlers on every tourist hotspot. Where else could I be talking about other than Milan? The trumping of musical tones and the traditional Ryanair tannoy of “Congratulations on surviving your flight” or something like that, is what greeted me to Milan. As I left my my […]
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So I have finally scraped together enough money to fund my passion to get lost in foreign cities, and most likely become involved in a stabbing or mugging, and if I am really lucky maybe both. Where I have chosen for this unique experience you might ask, and the answer to that important question would be Italy. For those […]
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