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Posted by on Jun 27, 2012 in Budget, Europe, Italy, Travel Info

Budget – Northern Italy

Oh Italy. You lure me in with your ancient ruins, your seductive language, and your mouth-watering food. I come to you like like a child to a lollypop. But then you hit me on the head with said lollypop (or maybe a pizza?) because you are SO expensive. Although I think I faired decently at $71/day on average with much travelling – it still made my wallet cry as I enjoyed that gelato and pasta! So how did I spend these $71 per day?

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Posted by on Jun 25, 2012 in Europe, Italy

The Islands of Lace and Glass

The Islands of Lace and Glass – I am speaking of none other than Burano and Murano. The two islands North of Venice. The cities are both distinctively beautiful with their signature traditions of both lace making and glass blowing. But I didn’t see either of those activities while I was there – what kept me entertained?

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Posted by on Jun 21, 2012 in Europe, Italy

Getting Lost in Venice

Getting lost in Venice is the only way to see Venice. At least I think so. The main square – San Marco’s is packed with tourists and so is the waterfront near the square. The tourists come off cruise ships in hoards and people come for two days – they may not have a lot of time, so they don’t explore much – but this is 100% to my advantage. It was easy to leave these streets and Get Lost in Venice.

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Posted by on Jun 18, 2012 in Europe, Italy, Photo Diary, Photos

Photo Diary: The #2 Vaporetto in Venice

One of the easiest and more affordable ways to see Venice is via Vaporetto – or water taxis. The #2 is a Grand Tour of Venice hitting up the Grand Canel and the Canel of Guidecca. Here is what you’ll experience via the 17 stops of Vaporette #2. All for the reasonable price of 6.50€ (or 18€ for unlimited rides in 72 hours!)

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Posted by on Apr 26, 2012 in Albania, Bosnia&Herzegovina, Croatia, Europe, Greece, Italy, Macedonia, Slovenia, Travel Info

Balkan Bound: If I have to go Home I’m taking the LONG WAY!

Balkan Bound: If I have to go Home I’m taking the LONG WAY!

I am currently in Morocco doing a workaway. I was originally heading to Jordan next and then on to Europe. Plans change and I am now returning to Canada June 25th for a Job. I booked my Flight; Athens, Greece-Toronto, Canada. Lets recap. I am currently in: Marrakech, Morocco. I have a flight to: Milan, Italy. I fly out of: Athens, Greece. Since I want to stay out of Canada as long as possible – This means for the month of June I am Balkans Bound!

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