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Quick Verona Guide: How to spend three hours in Verona

Bridge and houses in Verona

Last month I went to the Traverse conference in a beautiful town of Trento. I haven’t been in the northern part of Italy before, so I was utterly amazed by how beautiful the region of Trentino was. However, my flight from Amsterdam was to Verona, and after seeing so many beautiful photos of that most romantic Italian city, I wanted to explore it at least a bit. So, on a day of my return to Amsterdam, I woke up early, took an early morning train and spent three hours in Verona. Three Hours in Verona Here is what I did…

21 Most Beautiful Castles in Europe

facade of Peterhof palace in Russia

I love castles! Ever since I could remember, I was utterly fascinated by them. Their architecture, owners and all the unusual legends about them. Both my BA and MA thesis were about the castles. And my internship, after I’ve finished my studies, was in a castle, as well. Since I’m always looking for new interesting places to visit, I’ve asked some of my fellow bloggers to tell me what are in their opinion most beautiful castles in Europe. And well, here is the list! Most Beautiful Castles in Europe #1 – Schloss Ambras in Innsbruck, Austria A symbol of the…

What to see in Vatican City?

St. Peters in sundown

Vatican City is home to some of the most amazing art pieces in the world! And there are so many of them it’s impossible to see everything in a day. That’s why proper planning is crucial! I’ve created here a short guide that should help you in planning your visit to the Vatican! How to get there? During my recent trip to Rome, we decided to spent one whole day in the Vatican City. It’s located right in the heart of the Rome, so you can easily access it on foot or by using RED metro line and exit it…

My travel diary: Four days in Rome

Tea in front of Castel Sant'Angelo

Last month I spent four days in Rome. The city was busy, loud, filled with cars but also calm, monumental and beautiful at the same time. And it was an exceptional occasion we went there for – Marijan and I were celebrating our fifth wedding anniversary. And, on a top of that, we went there without our little boy. So, it was like back in the old days, and we just wanted to relax, take it easy and enjoy Italian cuisine. Four days in Rome # – Day one There was a huge storm in Amsterdam a night before we…