Italy: Pisa

After our 3 days in Florence, Paul and I made our way to Pisa. The bus cost 5 Euros and takes around an hour and a half. We arrived mid afternoon and checked in to Hostel Pisa before taking a walk around our new town for the night. Pisa gets a lot of tourist traffic each year, and it’s easy to see why. If you don’t know, there’s a tower in the middle of the town which has been there for over 800 years and […]

Italy: Florence

When I was 17, I was lucky enough to have gone to Italy on a family holiday. We visited Venice and Rome, and I have fond memories of huge slices of pizza, crazy drivers to rival the Vietnamese and waiting in line 3 hours to get inside the Vatican. I always wanted to go back, and so did Paul, who had been in Italy before Croatia. He’d visited Rome already too, and so we decided to make Florence the next stop. As mentioned in my […]