Italy is the quintessential European destination. Its rich history and culture are perfectly expressed through some of the world’s most recognisable icons; the romantic gondolas of Venice, the brutal Coliseum in Rome, the quirky Leaning Tower at Pisa. Italy is inspiring, intense, meaningful. Choose from my separate journeys in Italy.
venice & lagoon islands
Gondolas, Piazza San Marco and Grand Canal colour many people's perceptions of what Venice is but its lagoon islands offer escapism and the chance to feel somewhat more intrepid explorer than tacky city break tourist.
rome & pisa
Italy was the penultimate stop on our Inter-railing adventure around Europe and a chance to take in two of Europe's, and undoubtedly the world's, most famous landmarks: the Coliseum in Rome and the Leaning Tower at Pisa.
Every traveller should visit Venice at least once. It is one of the most iconic travel destinations in the world and almost entirely unique with its turquoise waters lapping against buildings in a state of romantic decay.
Turin has a personal significance for me being my first destination abroad as an adult, and so this city in northern Italy represents the start of what has quickly become a life-long obsession with travel. Turin started everything...