Ciao Italy! September 11th 2016 This summer, to celebrate Mads’ bachelor’s degree, we decided to spend two weeks exploring Venice, Florence, and Rome. It was Mads’ first visit to Italy, and though it was hot, hot, hot, we could not have enjoyed the experience more. It was helped along by the fact that we were freshly engaged!
This was also my first time to Venice, and I was anxious to experience what Northern Italy ... read more
Europe » Italy » Tuscany » Florence 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