“There’s a sunrise and a sunset every single day, and they’re absolutely free. Don’t miss so many of them.” ― Jo Walton
“Things don’t make me nearly as happy as talking and having a beer with my friends. And that’s something everyone can do” – Drew Carey
“I think people in Italy live their lives better than we do. It’s an older country, and they’ve learned to celebrate dinner and lunch, whereas we sort of eat as quickly as we can to get through it.” – George Clooney
“I created a vision of David in my mind and simply carved away everything that was not David.” – Michelangelo
“I took the road less traveled … now, I don’t know where the hell I am.” — Unknown
If you are salivating after reading this, I’ve done my job.
Florence hasn’t lost its luster, and it’s managed to preserve its “old city” feel. It is best traveled on foot, so ditch your map and embrace the cobblestone streets and winding sidewalks.
If you are staying in a hostel for the first time, this guide walks you through how to choose a hostel that’s right for you and also shares a packing list of hostel essentials.
Whether you are a history buff, foodie, architecture enthusiast, wine connoisseur, club-goer or art admirer, there is something for everyone in the ancient city of Rome.
… including the best packing tip I’ve ever received.
Backpacking Europe – Stop 5