Streets of Ljubljana.Slovenia is one of the most underrated European countries. Even I am guilty of ignoring it at times, using it only as a drive through to get to Croatia. But once I finally visited the small Balkan country, I was hooked.
This week’s guest post comes from Amber, travel blogger behind Wanderlust & Pasta. She explains ‘I am currently living, breathing and eating all things Italian in Padova; a beautiful and charming city in northern Italy, about half an hour from Venice. Yep, you read that right! I literally live half an hour from Venice and yes, I still pinch myself every time I walk out of Venezia Santa Lucia station. Pretty sure it has the best train station views in the world but hey I might be biased. Having lived away from home now for several years, I thought it was about time I finally start a travel blog. I often get many questions and queries from family and friends about my life in Italy, my travels, why I move around a lot and the best places to visit in Italy so it seemed only fitting I compile all my adventures and tips in…
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Living in Italy has some pretty amazing perks. The food, the history, the museums and churches, I mean do I really need to continue? But there is a big difference between traveling in Italy and living in Italy. As are there large differences between life back home in Australia and 'la dolce vita' here in Italia.
These last couple of days I've found myself spending an unhealthy amount of time scrolling through Airbnb. Originally, I had been looking for a weekend escape for next week but really I was just looking at amazing homes out of my price range and dreaming about what it would be like to stay or live there.
View of Zagreb Cathedral from Plato Grad.I don't know what rock I've been living under but I've only recently discovered free walking tours! For someone who is constantly trying to find ways to either budget or save money when traveling, it seriously baffles me that it's taken me this long.
View from the side of the road in Emilia Romagna region.So you've decided to visit the land of pizza and pasta. And, not just that but you've decided to brave the wild roads of Italy, hire a car and road trip it. Well, good for you, you're going to have blast.