For our final stop in Italy, we flew from Trapani in Sicily to Bologna. Why did we fly all the way to Bologna? Because Ryanair only flies to Crete from Rome, Venice, Milan and Bologna and since I have been to the thirst 3 cities already, Bologna it was and it turned out to be […]

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Tripani & Erice

For our last stop in Sicily we spent two nights in Trapani. We really like Trapani as it has everything we want: pedestrian only streets, beautiful views and miles of beaches. After finding our AirBnB studio located right in the old city we went straight to the beach. M has a terrible farmers tan as […]

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Palermo & Agrigento

After spending 3 nights in Palermo M and I have concluded we didn’t really like it. When we first arrived to Palermo it was raining , so this made the city look gloomy and depressing. The city is not pedestrian friendly at all: all the sidewalks are either taken over by parked cars, broken or […]

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Catania & Siracusa

From Salerno we caught a direct train to Catania. The highlight of the train trip was definitely crossing the body of water between mainland Italy and Sicily; the train hitches a ride with a ferry that has built in rail tracks! Unfortunately the price of the train ticket was not so cool: €95 for 2 […]

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Sorrento & Almalfi Coast

From Rome we took the slow regional train to Naples then switched to an even slower train to Sorrento. The latter train was pretty run down, packed full of tourists and the first 15 minutes had a busker band player terrible loud. During our quick stopover in Naples we made a detour to L’antica Pizzeria […]

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After doing nothing in Thessaloniki because there wasn’t much to do, we went to Rome. There was a lot to do in Rome and we walked a lot. Rome is expensive to stay in and it totally threw our budgeting down the drain. This time we stayed in a 4 bed dorm and each bed […]

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