2 Weeks in Italy – Costs, Itinerary and Getting Around

In the summer of 2016 I spent around three weeks in Italy. Combining my experience of that trip with other times I’ve visited Italy and considering the amount of time and money people will have to take a trip, I’ve cut my itinerary down to two weeks. In this post I’ll outline costs of food, … More 2 Weeks in Italy – Costs, Itinerary and Getting Around

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Alfieri9 (Florence, Italy)

For photographs and a full blog post on things to do and see in Florence, click here. Last week I visited Florence for the second time, this time opting to stay a little further out from the historic centre in a small boutique hotel. The owners of Alfieri9 have three hotels in total across Italy … More Alfieri9 (Florence, Italy)

Relais Vatican Suites (Rome, Italy)

Last week during our visit to Rome, I was fortunate enough to collaborate with the team at Relais Vatican Suites to review their property. Given the name, this apart-hotel is located just a few minutes from the Vatican Museums, making it one of the best locations in the whole of Rome to stay in for tourists. … More Relais Vatican Suites (Rome, Italy)

Dersett (Milan, Italy)

The first day of our Italian trip was spent in Milan, where we arrived early in the morning and spent our whole day. In the short window of time we had in the city, the team at Dersett were generous enough to let my mum and I visit for a complimentary meal during their dinner … More Dersett (Milan, Italy)

Capri, Italy

Last summer, during our visit to the Amalfi Coast, we took a day trip to Capri with the Caremar ferry from Naples. Our choice not to stay on the island, or in any of the other towns like Sorrento or Positano mainly had to do with costs, and as two students backpacking for more than two months we thought it … More Capri, Italy

Florence, Italy 

Halfway through my degree in art history, I finally got to visit the place I have dreamed of visiting since my first set of Renaissance lectures. We timed our visit to Florence so that my 21st birthday fell during our stay there, thanks to my very accommodating and very lax other half. We stayed for … More Florence, Italy 

Leone Rosso (Sorrento, Italy)

We stumbled upon Leone Rosso by walking to the town centre of Sorrento from the train station. The restaurant is just a couple of hundred yards from the station exit, and its moderate distance from the waterfront and main street means it has a far more affordable price bracket than some of the other restaurants in … More Leone Rosso (Sorrento, Italy)

Ca’ del Cinema B&B (Venice, Italy)

For photographs and a breakdown of our trip to Venice click here. Cost We booked this hotel through Booking.com where it has a 9.4/10 rating. For two nights in a Standard Double room it cost us £173, which was pretty typical of hotels around the late July period in which we visited. Decor The owner’s personal … More Ca’ del Cinema B&B (Venice, Italy)