Tag: 2017

Florence by night

Florence by night

When I was in San Marino I took some photographs with my small gorillapod and long shutter speeds. It had been some years since I last had done it, but it was really fun, and I really liked the outcome. So when I got to 

Views over Florence

Views over Florence

Who else loves great views? When I’m in a new city I always try to get inside towers or hills to get a view over the city. In Florence there are many places to visit to get beautiful views over the city and surroundings. Fort 

Piazza Duomo, Florence

Piazza Duomo, Florence

After 2 nights in San Marino my trip continued to Florence. Here I stayed at an Airbnb just next to Maria Novella train station. I thought the location was good, I always like to be near the train station and the centre at the same 

A day in San Marino

A day in San Marino

Well okey, I admit it, when I realized San Marino was quite near the other places I was going to visit on my trip in Italy, I saw my chance to check another country of the list, it would be my 34th country. I didn’t 

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 

A day in Granada, Spain

A day in Granada, Spain

During my trip to Málaga I did a day trip to Granada. Granada is a beautiful city with a lot of history around 1,5 hour away from Málaga by bus. It’s mostly famous for the Alhambra, a 1000 year old palace located on a hill 

A day in Gibraltar

A day in Gibraltar

My first day trip from Málaga was to Gibraltar. Gibraltar is a British Overseas Territory with 30 000 inhabitants. As I said in the previous post Gibraltar was one of the main reasons I actually went to Málaga. It took 3 hours with the bus