After a busy morning in Vatican I decided to take it easy in the city suburbs, meaning Rome (someone would probably like to punch me for saying that!). Of course I am (sort of) joking. Saying that, the catholic church influence in Rome is visible and one could say that Vatican City is the actual … More All roads lead to Rome – Saturday afternoon
As the title says – all roads (air ways too!) lead to the eternal city. I am deeply surprised I never got to see it before, considering this is one the the big three – next to London and Paris that one must visit when in Europe. But here I am back in Italy. I’ve … More All roads lead to Rome – Saturday morning in Vatican City
Parks… I love parks! This little hideaway from a busy life if you happen to live in a big city. Or a small concrete one. I have recently visited two: Sefton Park and Knowsley Safari Park, both in Liverpool. As they are located across the river I cannot just go and visit whenever. It was more of … More Liverpool Parks: Sefton & Knowsley Safari
I really quick glance. I do feel guilty sometimes when I visit a city and do not spend enough of time there to properly see it. Let alone discover back streets and feel the vibe. That was the case with Milan. It’s an amazing city (so I’ve heard…!) that has got plenty to offer. Unfortunately … More Milan – a quick glance!
Yes, that’s correct! The city was kind enough to let me spend a night in and enjoy Sunday on it’s record-busy streets! Why record busy? Well. That was Easter Sunday and it happened to be a day of celebrations and Explosion of the Cart on the main square! Also a brilliant weather all-round the clock. Plenty … More A weekend in Florence – Sunday (2/2)
I think I will not lie if I say that the city is one of the most picturesque cities in Italy (or the World?). Many would claim it’s the most beautiful of them all. There is something in this as Florence is one and only. And other cities are Florence-wannabe. I have heard multiple nicknames … More A weekend in Florence – Saturday (1/2)
The weather forecast for that day was dreadful. I sincerely hoped it would not rain as I knew a bit of a walk awaited me from the train station to the town centre (half an hour walk uphill). Of course there was an option to take a bus, but I could not call myself a … More Siena – a postcard from Tuscany.
This is it! I have made it. I can’t believe it took me this long to visit Italy. I mean this is like number one place to go when you are in Europe, right? Let alone when you have lived there for all of your life! Sigh… I started off in Liverpool, as usual. I … More Easy Pisa! A long awaited trip to Tuscany!
There is a city up in northern England that I was advised never to visit. Not because it’s dangerous (well, only locals can tell if it isn’t!) but because it’s seen as a tacky place to get solid drunk. But you know how it is – the more you discourage someone from doing something, the … More The infamous city of Blackpool!
When planning long trips somewhere it’s always worth checking if you could have a longer stopover to see something new on the way (for free, sort of). It does not necessarily have to be a stop with a bed. It actually hardly ever is – airlines would not allow this without a charge. But if … More Clash of cultures – Dubai