Month: August 2017

Five hours in Venice

Five hours in Venice

There is something special about Venice. I had heard both good and not so good things about it before I went there. The not so good being that there are too many tourists. Because of that my expectations weren’t that high, but I didn’t want […]

Snapshots from Verona

Snapshots from Verona

It felt like we picked the hottest day ever to go to Verona! We arrived around 11 am and it was already super hot. We were 8 people from the castle on this little trip so there wasn’t that much sightseeing being done. But it […]

Montagnana, Italy

Montagnana, Italy

The first little trip we took from the castle was to Montagnana. It was only around 30 minutes drive through the beautiful countryside from Villa Bartolomea. Montagnana is a small village with an old town surrounded by a well preserved medieval city wall and is […]

Castle life in Villa Bartolomea, Italy

Castle life in Villa Bartolomea, Italy

This July I spent 16 days in northern Italy. The first week I stayed with some friends and after that I travelled solo for another week.   The first week we spent at a medieval castle in Villa Bartolomea. I was there to celebrate a […]