Country of Madness November 1st 2006 Italy exudes a combination of history, spectacular architecture, good food, crazy drivers and chaos. Our first impression was made by a crazy woman speaking Italian to us on the train and a night in sketchy Geneova where the hotel clerk resembled 'Roadtrip's' strange motel receptionist. However, Italy created a lasting impression as we traveled down to Rome and Naples. In Rome we toured the Col ... read more
Europe » Italy 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
Your life is what you make of it...never did I think, I would be where I am now!!
After my undergrad, I went to Australia on a work program traveling throughout the country and to New Zealand and Fiji. I learned a lot about myself and what lies beyond the USA. Coming back to USA, I worked and had an opportunity to study my Masters in England. On the way there I traveled with my boyfriend, Joe, stopping off at Iceland, Scotland and over to meet Joe's family in Ireland. I continued my studies in Bournemouth, England and had an amazing time. Once I handed in my thesis, Joe and I traveled on... full info