India to UK in 90 Days – Italy Chapter – Into The Alps

It was a cold night and i realized that this is just the beginning.While i was planning for the trip,one of my friend Deepak who had been to Italy told me to visit this lake Lago Di Garda.I heard many stories of the lake from him,about its expanse and beauty.With that i also added Strada …

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India to UK in 90 Days – Italy Chapter – Dolomites

I had good rest yesterday,which calls for an early start.Not that it suits my image of being lazy,but i am okay for an exception every now and then.It was a gloomy morning,dark clouds still looming over my head.Italy was quite close and as i crossed the border,I made a quick stop at Lago Predil.It was …

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Pompeii – City Frozen in Time – Italy

Last few weeks has been amazing and i have been strolling through some beautiful but touristy Italian cities.Rome was the most spectacular in all of them.While i was in Naples,I was more interested in visiting Pompeii and Mount Vesuvius.After arriving in Naples,i got caught up with the work.For couple of days i mostly stayed indoor …

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Rome – History,Ruins and Beyond

From Colosseum to  Vatican city,Basilica to Roman forum,From history to mind blowing architecture.Rome offers a lot to see and spend.After having some fun time in Pisa i took a fast train to Rome,they call this train as ‘Frecciarossa’.I settled down in a hostel which was equally close to the train station and Colosseum.Hostel where i was staying …

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Leaning Tower of PISA – Italy

Who hasn’t grown up reading about this historical marvel in their history books,standing in front of the Pisa tower i was living the moment of education i had years back in school days.Muttering the words while speaking with my mind “Holy Fuck,this is really a Leaning Tower”. I arrived in the second half of the …

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Florence – Capital of Tuscany Italy

After Bologna i moved to Florence,which was a one day affair,I literally raced through all the places which should not be missed on your visit to this marvelous city.There are lot of things to see from cathedrals to museum,i would recommend everyone to spend atleast 2-3 days here and soak in the historic and artistic beauty at …

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Bologna – Capital of the Emilia-Romagna

Venice was getting bit boring due to the foggy weather all day long,I was smoking and doing rounds of wine to keep myself alive and kicking.Took a escape route with Trenitalia and moved to Bologna,journey was fast (2 hours only) and comfortable. Stay in bologna was short but worthwhile,stayed in a hostel called “|| Castello” which …

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Queen of the Adriatic – Venice – Italy – Photologue

For moving to Venice from Milan,best option was Trenitalia.Fast,easy,comfortable and convenient.For booking tickets in Trenitalia, Check my post on How to book tickets in Trenitalia. I reached Venice around midnight,last stop of the train was at the Santa Lucia station.As i started walking towards my hostel,i could see lots of people still dancing on the tunes …

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Metropolis of Northern Lombardy – Milan – Italy Photologue

As i landed in Italy,Milan was first destination on my list.Searched extensively for a cheap deal from Helsinki to anywhere in Italy but failed miserably.Then came Ryanair to rescue,unfortunately they doesn’t fly from Helsinki airport.Nearest airport where Ryanair operates was Tallin,which was just 2:30 hour away by ferry.I decided to take this leap on account of …

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Stelvio Pass Italy – Waking up to a Dream

Disbelief on accomplishment which was never possible.That inception kind of feeling,when you truly believe that you are in a dream within a dream rejecting the moment of existence.Today was the day when i stood at Stelvio Pass with my leaps of imagination and dreams shaping up into memories of lifetime. We left our cozy accommodation …

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Smitten by Dolomite’s – Welcome to Italy

Who hasn’t heard about this famous UNESCO world heritage sight,Who hasn’t read about this beautiful parts of Southern Alps in geography books and there isn’t a single motorcyclist who hasn’t fascinated to be here on a motorcycle.While we bid good bye to Austria with a promise to visit the correct side of Grossglockner,we entered Italy and …

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Travelling in Train in Italy – Quick Guide to Trenitalia

If you are travelling on low budget or backpacking,train is one of the most important mode of transportation.During my trip to Italy,train was the best way to move between the cities.Comfortable,reliable,fast and economical.However,there are so many questions travelers have about information on booking the tickets,travelling on high speed trains,booking online etc.Here is a frugal attempt …

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Backpacking in Italy for 12 Days – Video Log

To escape from the cold,dark and rainy weather in Helsinki.I decided to fly towards southern Europe.Cheapest ticket i could find is for Italy,that too from Tallinn as the low cost passenger carriers like Ryan air and easy jet does not fly directly from Helsinki.I utilized the Christmas holidays and new year holiday to travel in …

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