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48 hours in Rome

1 March 2012


Vatican Guards

Rome is undoubtedly a city that needs no introduction. The heart of the once mighty Roman Empire, the centre of Catholicism, a foodie’s dream and the capital city of Italy. Rome is quite simply a city you have to visit once in your life. After just 12 hours it captivates you and you think “how […]

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Featured Photo – Venice

10 May 2011

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Doge's Palace in Venice

This featured photo comes from Venice, the world famous romantic city in Italy. I visited Venice back in February and wrote about 48 hours there and was impressed by the amazing architecture, the quirky way the canals cut the city and the great food. I’ve highlighted the Doge’s Palace here as it’s one of the […]

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Featured Photo – Milan

2 March 2011


Milan Duomo

As probably the most recognisable and memorable symbol of Milan, the Duomo is the second largest Catholic cathedral in the world and took over 400 years to complete. As you step inside, you are greeted by a jaw dropping cavernous interior that seems to go on forever both above and in front of you. The […]

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48 hours in Venice

8 February 2011



An endless maze of canals of glistening green, torn up by speedboats and then settled by gentle gondolas, Venice is unlike any other city in the world. Built over centuries upon foundations of fortified wood submerged in the sea, Venice was once one of the strongest empires in Europe and sought to fiercely separate itself […]

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48 hours in Milan

11 February 2010



Things to See and Do So you’ve arrived, and you want to take in as many of the memorable sights as possible in your 48 hours. Here’s what’s worth checking out in Milan: The Duomo A massive Gothic cathedral dating back to the 14th century. It’s made completely out of marble and has hundreds of […]

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