Roma! October 3rd 2009 Sadly I had allocated only two and a half days to explore Rome. I spent the first half day wandering around and allowing myself to stumble in to beautiful buildings and churches. Everywhere you turn here there is beautiful old architecture. The Trevi Fountain suprised me because it's so large for such a small square! It's very beautiful. There were so many tourists it was impossible to get close t ... read more
Europe » Italy » Lazio » Rome 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