Back To Rome

I returned to my hostel in Rome from Florence. So cool! It was probably the cleanest hostel I had stayed at in Italy. It didn't have any spa or sauna but it was really clean. I decided to go to Isola so I walked there from my hostel. I went past Altare della Patria close … Continue reading Back To Rome

Beautiful Florence And Siena

I arrived in Florence in the morning. It was soooo crazy! I paid EUR20 per night for the hostel (some people paid EUR10 or EUR14 per night) and guess what I got? An indoor heated swimming pool, sauna, Turkish bath, gym, a clean room with a few bunk beds in it and a bar at … Continue reading Beautiful Florence And Siena

Rainy Day In Lago di Como

It had been raining all day. Bought the ticket to Lago di Como so I went there early in the morning. But it was raining so hard and it was so cold that I decided not to stay there. I went to the Duomo there and attended the mass. That was all. The lake and … Continue reading Rainy Day In Lago di Como

What Can You See In Milan?

I got off the train from Vicenza to Milan to meet up with my Italian friend that I met in Seychelles. It was good to see him and his girlfriend. They were back together (they broke up later). My friend kept telling me, 'there is nothing to see in Milan other than Duomo.' So, we … Continue reading What Can You See In Milan?

The Little Gem, Vicenza

I met an Italian jewellery designer before this trip. He said, ‘you should come to Vicenza. That’s my home. It’s beautiful. A lot of jewellery designers are from there.’ Alright. So, even though it’s not as famous as other touristy places in Italy, I went there. It’s a little town but it did have some … Continue reading The Little Gem, Vicenza

The Merchant of Venice :)

'WOW!' I screamed, 'Hollywood setting!' That was my impression when I saw the Basilica in Venice. Let's rewind. 🙂 I arrived at Venice yesterday and met my roommate. We decided to hang out together today. She was quite tall, well, taller than I. When we chatted about our jobs, she told me she was an … Continue reading The Merchant of Venice 🙂


I didn't realize Roman forum and Palatino were that big. I started early in the morning and finished in late afternoon. I had to skip some places because I was too tired. I then walked to Colosseum but was told it was closed! 🙁 I had my ticket in my hands. I was so disappointed. … Continue reading Gladiators!

Vatican City

It is interesting to visit a country within a country. Vatican sits inside Italy. When I was a kid, I thought it was part of Italy. 'Where is Vatican City?' 'Italy!' 😀 The answer was correct geographically. I wanted to see the Pope but it wasn't really that easy. One of the teenagers from Cambodia … Continue reading Vatican City


After my Seychelles trip, of course, I went to Italy to visit my new friend and his girlfriend. I heard they were back together again. That was good news. I got in touch with the Italian guy who helped me when I was bitten by a dog in Chile but we didn't get to see … Continue reading Rome!