A Roman New Years! (inc Pompeii) January 2nd 2012 Vini Vicci Vidi
To help me break out of this blog writing lull I'm in, I've decided to regale all 4 or 5 of you lucky readers with tales from my New Years trip of 2011, where I was joined by my brother Stewart and his lovely girlfriend Katie. They were out from New Zealand for a few weeks and made the rather interesting decision of relying on me to organise a 9 day trip through I ... 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
G'day! I'm Clayton, and I'm a South African born New Zealander living in London. Since this is mildly headache-inducing and I don't really belong anywhere, I prefer to consider myself a "Citizen of the World".
Thanks to my entrepreneurial globe-trotting parents, I've travelled for as long as I can remember - starting with Hong Kong at age 5. I also lived on a boat with my family during my teenage years, where we navigated our way from SA to NZ and everywhere in-between.
I don't believe there will ever be a cure for my subsequent travel bug.... full info