Finding Fontana di Trevi, Rome – Italy

Throughout my week in Rome, I had made several attempts to find the Trevi fountain. For some reason, every time I tried to get there, I found myself in an entirely different part of the city. Now, I will be the first to whole heartedly admit that my map reading skills are terrible. I really […]

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Piazza Navona and The Pantheon

So after hitch hiking to another hostel with a bunch of Aussies and pretending I was a guest so that I could bunk there for the night, I woke up pretty fuzzy headed. When I looked out the window I could see the bridge and Castel San Angelo (which I had walked past on my […]

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Old friends & The Colosseum, Rome – Italy

After lying down for a while and letting my feet recover, I got a message from T asking if I was free to hang out. I first met T whilst I was backpacking in Cambodia in October; he’d been travelling a heck of a lot since, so I was looking forward to catching up and […]

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Trajan’s market & Vatican city, Rome – Italy.

So, I met F the next morning and we went over to The Yellow reception to quickly book and print off some tickets for The Vatican and grab a map. We had lunch at a little cafe round the corner; I had a bowl of spaghetti with asparagus and seafood, and well, F ordered two dishes […]

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The Yellow, Rome – Italy

When I arrived at Termini station I was a little overwhelmed as the place is huge (having over 20 platforms) and was extremely busy, with people bustling and jostling from all directions. When I stepped out of the station my first thought was “Wow, it sure stinks of piss” right before a tramp who looked […]

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My first solo trip – Rome, Italy

I had a week booked off work this month, and I knew I wanted to go away but didn’t have a clue where to go. Originally, I had wanted to go to Marrakech but my friends had pulled out of that. I was due to go on a TEFL course Friday – Sunday and then […]

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