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Driving to San Marino

Bologna, Ravenna and San Marino, Italy. Arriving on a Friday night the first stop was the airport hotel to get a good night sleep before what turned out to be an excellent weekend road trip. First stop was Ravenna, full of history and famous for it’s beautiful mosaics it sits just about halfway between Bologna…

On Top of Etna

Sicily, Italy. Another long weekend road trip around Europe and in this beautiful part of the world, we were able to cram in a multitude of different towns along the way each with their own unique charm. We flew into Catania airport on the eastern side of the island and picked up our set of…

Predjama Castle

Ljubljana & Piran, Slovenia and finishing with a brief stop over in Trieste, Italy were our planned destinations on the bank holiday weekend road trip. Driving was made very enjoyable through this very scenic part of Europe and each place we stopped had a character of it’s own.  

City of Reflections

Venice, Italy. This was our final destination on our thirteen day cycle from London and what a great place to end it. We arrived in peak summer and although that meant lovely weather, it also meant a hell of a lot of people. The street sellers were out in force and the tourists flooded in…

Conquering the Alps

Thirteen days, 950ish miles and very sore bums. Two best friends and I completed our “Europa Challenge”, starting from where we live in Greenwich, London, down to Dover, ferry to Calais, through Eastern France, getting into Switzerland and the dreaded task of scaling the alps, down into beautiful Italy and across to Venice. This was…

Countries Visited: 61 / 195
Continents Visited: 6 / 7