City of Canals, Venice

Venice or as Italians say Venezia, is one city not to be missed when visiting Italy. Separated by 118 small islands all linked together by canals and bridges, Venice is a city unlike any other. Nowadays the city is said to be sinking due to rising tides, however this has not stopped Venice from being one of the most popular Italian cities to visit.

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The Floating City, Venice. 2012. Photo Credit: K.Allan

Venice offers much to tourists in terms of history, architecture, food and souvenirs, so here are 7 things you must do when visiting Venice:- Continue reading

When In Rome…

Sorry, I know how cliché that title is but it’s so fitting! There is so much to see, do and most importantly eat when in Rome (again, sorry!). Witnessing all of the incredible history from centuries ago to seeing modernised Rome, this is one city you do not want to miss.

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Colosseum. 2012. Photo Credit: A.Barton.

From historic amphitheatres, fountains, monuments, steps and the Vatican City within, Rome has plenty to offer the inquisitive tourist. My favourite 7 tourist stops would have to be:-  Continue reading