Florence, Italy

As mentioned in a previous blog, on my first trip abroad I visited Paris, Nice, Monaco, Monte Carlo, Pisa, Florence and Rome. We were only there for a day so we didn’t see much besides the Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore and the Accademia Museum. The side streets were charming and the Florence Cathedral…

Rome, Italy

On my first trip abroad, I visited Paris, Nice, Monaco, Monte Carlo, Pisa and Florence. Our last stop was Rome. Upon arrival, we immediately set off to see the ancient Roman ruins – specifically The Forum. According to About.com: “The ancient Roman Forum is a huge complex of ruined temples, basilicas, and arches. It was…

Pisa, Italy

On a tour through Europe, we made a stop in Pisa to see the Leaning Tower. The most interesting thing about Pisa is watching people pose with the tower. They can get very creative! But that’s really all there is to do in Pisa! All you need is an hour and then you can be…

Venice, Italy

I had spent a semester abroad in London in 2003 and had the opportunity to travel all over Europe. One of my favorite trips was visiting Venice. My friends and I took a 2hr flight from Gatwick to Marco Polo airport via Easyjet. We (unfortunately) didn’t have to travel far to get to our hostel:…

Cinque Terre, Italy

My husband and I booked a last minute trip to Italy in April 2014. We landed in Milan and spent the day sightseeing before heading to the Cinque Terre. Check out my Milan blog post to read about Day 1 of our trip! For the last leg of our trip, we visited Lake Como. Here…

Lake Como, Italy

My husband and I booked a last minute trip to Italy in April 2014. We landed in Milan and traveled to the Cinque Terre. After spending a few days there, we headed for Lake Como. Check out my Milan blog post to read about Day 1 of our trip! To read about the Cinque Terre…

Milano

Italy trip – Milan, Cinque Terre and Lake Como My husband and I booked a spur of the moment trip to Italy for the week of April 28th-May 5th, 2014 about a month before our departure. I found $630 round trip DIRECT flights out of JFK to Milan. So with flights this cheap, you would…