96 hours in… Rome, Italy

Another trip back in time to March 2016, when we travelled to Rome for another of our long weekend getaways.

Our holiday may have got off to a slow start, with a long wait for our coach and a walk across Rome to our hotel (awful idea with suitcases and mildly put cobbled streets) but you would be unsurprised to know it is a fast moving city…literally. If its not the mopeds, its the taxis and if its not the taxis its the segways zooming along.

We visited all of the well known tourist sites, the Colosseum, Roman Forum, Palatine Hill, Trevi fountain, the Vatican, the Pantheon and The Spanish steps. We soon got our bearings though and could walk around and work our way back to our ‘checkpoint’ building, putting to rest my fear of getting lost.

From this trip a few tips came to mind, so I thought instead of a day by day (mostly taken up by walking) I would set it out in chronological tips. Continue reading “96 hours in… Rome, Italy”

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Where to start…

I had thought about starting a travel blog for a little while, ever since it became more and more apparent that travelling was fast becoming one of our favourite things to do.

We started our mini adventures back in 2015 with our first ever holiday just the two of us, before this we had only been to Ibiza with 7 other friends. This first holiday to Oslo came from the suggestion of Nick, I was just happy to go with the flow after some initial ‘worrier’ concerns. You see my holidays had consisted of ‘sun’ holidays mostly in Spain, Majorca and Tenerife. To me this was my definition of a holiday, the big 3 – sun, sea and a beach. A holiday to Europe had never occurred to me as something I would have been interested in.

I am glad I was so wrong, my whole perception has now been entirely changed. I would now take a four day mini holiday over two weeks in a sun holiday resort.

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