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4 Historical Towers with Incredible Views of Tuscany 29

  One of the first things I do when I arrive in a new city is head to its highest point, whether that be a hilltop or a tower.  I like to admire my surroundings from above in order to familiarise myself with the place I’ll be exploring for the […]


Backpacking Northern Italy: An itinerary 7   Recently updated !

Northern Italy is really easy to backpack around.  There’s an efficient rail network, and a collection of visit-worthy town and cities within relatively close proximity to one another. In the window of a couple of weeks it’s possible to see some incredible historical monuments, to wander through a centuries-old network […]


Orvieto, not just another hill town 16

A short trip north of Rome is the small town of Orvieto. From the moment you see it perched up on its volcanic plug, you can tell it’s a special place. With its 360 degree views of the surrounding countryside and vineyards, it’s no wonder a number of popes have called […]

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