Rome, Italy, 2013 - architecture June 18th 2014 Just over a year ago today I travelled to Italy, to visit the capital city of a beautiful country with my university History Society. It was pretty exciting, especially considering it was the first time I went abroad on my own, leaving behind 2 slightly apprehensive parents.
It was the trip of a lifetime and the architecture within Rome was definitely the stand-out impression for me. Our really ... 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
A 20 year old, soon to be final year history student in a seaside town in mid Wales, with an interest in travel and journalism.
Before university I hadn't really traveled much, I was always a bit apprehensive. So for me, joining the university History Society, or HistSoc as we call ourselves was brilliant!
Last year we went on a 'summer tour' to Italy; visiting Rome, Sorrento, Capri and the Vatican City.
In June of 2014, we went on a Baltic Tour to the capital cities of Sweden, Estonia, Finland and RUSSIA!! Both trips were incredible and really opened my eyes to the many places outside ... full info