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Backpacking in Venice

by Johnny Ward

Here’s one to blow your budget! The canals of Venice are one of the world’s most famous attractions, up there with the Pyramids, the Taj and London Bridge, but boy do the locals know it. I was never going to miss out on a couple of days in Venice, but I made sure I kept Continue Reading »

5 Things to See In 1 Day in Milan

by Johnny Ward

Milan wasn’t on my itinerary, but I managed to rejig my Eurolines (LINK) ticket which allowed me to travel from Florence to Zurich for free, via Milan. This meant staying one night in Milan so I thought I’d check it out and see what it’s about. I had heard terrible things about Milan actually, it’s Continue Reading »

A Daytrip To San Marino

by Johnny Ward

Some great trivia about San Marino:   1)     It’s official name is the ‘Most Serene Republic of San Marino’ 2)     It claims to be the oldest Republic in the world 3)     It was founded by a stonemason in 301 A.D. 4)     The capital of San Marino is erm…, San Marino The locals probably wouldn’t wanna Continue Reading »

Florence: 5 Things to See and Do

by Johnny Ward
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Prepare for some serious neck-ache. There isn’t a sight, street, statue or building that doesn’t want to make you look up in Florence. The city is truly mesmerizing, and is considered by many to be the jewel in Italy’s crown. Much like many other European colonial hubs, it occupies a wealth of outstanding art, captivating Continue Reading »

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