Category: Italy

The best hostels in Milan for every type of traveller

The best hostels in Milan for every type of traveller

Welcome to Milan. Italy’s second largest city, fashion capital of the planet and birthplace of one of the world’s greatest institutions – ‘happy hour’ drinks. This is a city made for enormous sunglasses and pure indulgence – whether that’s your love of shopping, ancient works of art, drinks in the sunshine, or enormous bowls of…

History, pizza and star-crossed lovers: the 15 best things to do in Verona

History, pizza and star-crossed lovers: the 15 best things to do in Verona

If you know of Romeo and Juliet, you’ve probably heard about the fair city of Verona. Located in Northern Italy’s Veneto region, it’s roughly 2 hours from Venice and has been ruled by both Roman and Venetian empires. There are plenty of things to do in Verona, from watching an opera in their ancient arena…

10 things to do in Sicily for the dreamiest Italian escape

10 things to do in Sicily for the dreamiest Italian escape

Sicily is covered in gorgeous beaches, stunning architecture and scattered ruins, meaning visitors don’t have to spend much to experience it properly – perfect for backpackers! If visiting in the summer months – which I would definitely recommend – walking tours, historic structures and delicious, reasonably priced food are sure to make you and your…

Best hostels in Naples for every kind of traveller

Best hostels in Naples for every kind of traveller

How to find the best hostel in Naples for your trip The southern Italian city of Naples is our dream getaway – full of culture, history, flawless beaches and out-of-this-world pizza – so it needs to be on everyone’s radar, pronto. Plus, if you’re wanting to visit nearby ancient sites like Pompeii and Mount Vesuvius,…

Where to stay in Florence: a neighbourhood guide

Where to stay in Florence: a neighbourhood guide

Florence is an incredibly beautiful city nestled between the Tuscany hills, and each corner has its own personality. We’re here to help you find the best area to stay in Florence to suit your travelling tastes. Florence is smaller than other Italian cities like Rome or Milan, and can often be overlooked in favour of…

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