select 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 more intrepid explorer than tacky citybreak 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 indeedthe world's, most famous sights: the Coliseum 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, genteel decay.
Turin has a special significance for me being my first destination abroad as an adult, and so represents the start of what has quickly become a life-long obsession with travel. Turin started everything...