Posts Tagged‘Italy’

Three Days at Lake Como

Lake Como with a small village of varenna in a back

Does the combination of high mountains, a beautiful large lake and Italian food sound like a great combination to you? If that’s the case, then Lake Como could be a great place to visit. I’ve recently spent three days at Lake Como and completely fallen in love with it. If you would like to visit it as well, check out my blog post for more info and some tips. Three days at Lake Como Lake Como Como is a large lake located in the Lombardy region, at the very north of Italy, close to the Swiss border. It’s been a…

20 Archaeological sites you have to visit in Europe

best archaeological sites in Europe

Besides visiting museums, one of the best ways to learn about local history and culture while travelling is by exploring the archaeological sites. Since there are so many of them around Europe, I asked some of my fellow travel bloggers to share with me their favourite places. And we’ve created this list of 20 archaeological sites you have to visit in Europe for you. Archaeological sites you have to visit in Europe #1 – Capitolium & Roman Forum in Brescia, Italy The Capitolium Temple, together with the Republican Sanctuary and the Roman Theatre that form the rest of the archaeological…

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…

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…