Athens: antiquity at your fingertips

To land in Athens airport during the morning (after a destroying sleepless night at Rome-Ciampino airport), allows not to waste a day travelling. The best way to reach the city center is bus X95, which for the fix price of 5€ brings you till the very central Syntagma square, where the Greek parliament stands. Here it is … Continua a leggere Athens: antiquity at your fingertips

7 Countries in 30 days. Step 18: Barcelona (Spain)

We arrive in Barcelona after 15 hours on a night train from La Coruña. The thought that in 24 hours I'll be in Italy again, after a month travelling, makes me a little bit sad. With my traveling companion, we leave the huge backpacks which accompany us in the safes of bus station, to immerse ourselves in … Continua a leggere 7 Countries in 30 days. Step 18: Barcelona (Spain)

7 Paesi in 30 giorni. Tappa 16: Porto (Portogallo)

Tutta in salita. È questa la prima impressione su Porto. Sembra che le strade in piano qui non siano neanche concepite. L'ostello è una piacevole sorpresa: si chiama Porto Wine Hostel ed è, ovviamente, a tema Vinho do Porto. Ogni stanza ha il nome di una varietà di vino e i corridoi sono pieni di bottiglie … Continua a leggere 7 Paesi in 30 giorni. Tappa 16: Porto (Portogallo)

7 Countries in 30 days. Step 2: Bayreuth (Germany)

The journey by train from Munich to Nuremberg is quiet boring. I'm leaving a little bit tired and already after few minutes I can't wait to get off that train crowded with commuters. But, once I change the train in the city of the famous trials, I like this one more. It is small and slowly creeps … Continua a leggere 7 Countries in 30 days. Step 2: Bayreuth (Germany)