The home of Bolognese... September 23rd 2009 And wouldn't you know it I never even had a plate of spaghetti here! I did however stay with my very first Couch Surfing host Fabrizio for 2 days. It's a strange feeling staying in someone elses house, especially when they have housemates. It was great to have locals to talk to though (believe it or not I haven't actually met many Italians on this trip!). I spent the first day exploring the city ... read more
Europe » Italy » Emilia-Romagna » Bologna Italy became a nation-state in 1861 when the city-states of the peninsula, along with Sardinia and Sicily, were united under King Victor EMMANUEL II. An era of parliamentary government came to a close in the early 1920s when Benito MUSSOLINI establis... ... read more
About Me:I'm an Aussie from Melbourne and it´s definitely a beautiful city and a fantastic place to live BUT I've now been living in England since December 2009 and I LOVE it! Between leaving Oz and moving to England I backpacked Italy, Spain and France for three months. Best experience of my life. Most recently I've been working on cruise ships as an Entertainment Host but don't really find any time to blog about it! :( Moved to the eclectic and wonderful Brighton and plan to stay here for the forseeable.
Highlights so far: Watching the opera Notre ... full info