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Venice, Italy

Stay at Generator hostel in Venice, get a 48 hr ferry “bus” pass & eat at Dal Moro’s (don’t sit on the street while you eat, it’s illegal!) we bought bottles of sparkling wine from a grocery store and ran around like a bunch of annoying tourists for a night- it was the best!!! People […]

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Florence, Italy

Check out the Metcato Central & my favorite little restaurant was called Osteria Godó. Consider a day trip by train to Siena (Tuscany) Visit the Galleria dell’Accademia and there is a big cafeteria called the Mercato Central, I went there numerous times. Have fun bartering for lots of leather goods. The tower of Pisa is also a good […]

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Croatia

We initially planned on taking a ferry from Venice to Rovinj but that shut down due to flooding (ferries run mostly in the summer, we were there late fall) so that’s the ideal route but there is also a train/bus option: take the train from Venice to Trieste, then take a bus from Trieste to […]

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Denmark

Good morning, Denmark! My observations: Denmark is lovely gray (weather) & very clean. Even the sides along the metro line are decorated with stacked rocks & plants. People act very polite. Many are drinking Starbucks. Women & men are quite fashion-forward, wearing lots of dark neutral colors, tailored coats & leather boots. There is a […]

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Munich, Germany

Oktoberfest!!! Taking a Munich breweries tour is recommended we went from our hostel & stayed at the Menninger then wombats (Wombats is really cool- preferred) We also took a day trip to the real castle which Disney’s Cinderella castle is modeled after, The Neuschwanstein Castle in Schengau. Its a few hours on a train and […]