Category Archives: Italy

Ciao Italia

Our time in Italy has very sadly come to an end. After returning the motorhome we booked a couple more nights in Rome for one last explore of the city, and another visit to Explora Children’s Museum for the kids. … Continue reading

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Pisa

After staying longer than planned in Lake Garda we had quite a way to drive over the next two days before the van was due back in Rome and, ideally, Pisa was at about the half way point, so we … Continue reading

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Lago Di Garda

Lake Garda is just over half an hour drive from Verona, it may hardly have seemed worth while packing up the van to change locations, except that Lake Garda was a complete contrast to the rest of the Italy we … Continue reading

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Verona…. Where for art thou?

Verona was not on our list of places to visit this trip, but when looking at a map in Venice and scanning a radius of around one and a half hours drive it stood out as a logical choice both … Continue reading

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Venice

Venice is such a unique and amazing place, as soon as you walk out of the main train station and see the Rialto Bridge spanning the Grand Canal over a flurry of ferry’s, water taxi’s and gondola’s you feel as … Continue reading

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Florence

We made a beeline for Florence on the 28th of June because I wanted to wake up there for my Birthday the next day. Florence has been a bit of a special place for Skye and I, we first came … Continue reading

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Umbria (Civitella Del Lago, Orvieto, Todi and Assisi)

We have just spent a week touring around the Umbria region of Italy and have been blown away by its beauty, I didn’t realise it was such a strong rival for Tuscany, it might even be prettier, at least to … Continue reading

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Volcano Solfatara – Camping in a steaming, bubbling crater

After admiring the mighty Volcano of Mt Vesuvius from our Sorrento campsite for 6 nights and then seeing its destructive power first hand in the ruins of Pompeii, who wouldn’t want to take the opportunity to sleep inside the crater … Continue reading

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Sorrento and Pompeii

We didn’t have a huge amount of discussion about where exactly to head first with the new Motorhome, we had of course thrown about some ideas of places we’d like to visit and then the night before we collected the … Continue reading

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Navigating a Motorhome around Italy

It didn’t make sense for us all to pack up our stuff and cart the kids and our suitcases along 38km of bus, then Metro, then taxi to collect the motorhome from the opposite side of Rome from where we … Continue reading

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