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Tag Archives: Italy

One day in Genoa – what to see and do in this Italian city

Genoa, or Genova as the Italians say, is a large city on the Ligurian coast and it’s a very popular place to visit since it’s well served by budget airlines and also it’s a cruise stop for those wishing to explore Northern Italy.  It was the nearest big city for us when we stayed along […]

Visiting Monaco on a budget – our day trip from Italy

Can you really do Monaco on a budget?  It seems like those words don’t go together doesn’t it?  Monaco, the place where the wealthy hang out, surely it can’t be a cheap place to visit?  Inside my brain was saying – Good luck sticking to a budget there! But we were determined to visit, and […]

driving from UK to Italy – tips for an epic road trip!

mini driving to italy from uk

When we first bought our blue Mini our first thoughts was of driving from UK to Italy and having an Italian Job Adventure!  We all love the film, quote the lines and thought why not? Italy had been on our radar for years, we’d planned to go in 2013 when we were driving round Europe […]