See the best Rome has to offer

Rome is a big city, the best way of getting the essence of this wonderful place is walking. So get your sneakers ready and lets go! Continue reading


The Marvelous Five: Cinque Terre

You had heard about the spectacular views that these five towns in the Mediterranean Coast of Italy offer. But when you actually arrive, nothing you ever heard, seen or imagined can compare to the greatness of these places.
Italy is one of the most blessed countries of the world. It is formed by amazing landscapes and true flavors, rich history and passionate people.

The Cinque Terre are: Riomaggiore (#1), Manarola (#2), Corniglia (#3), Vernazza (#4) and Monterosso (#5).

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How much money do you need to backpack Europe?

Note: this is my personal budget, with my real numbers. I am paying for this trip on my own and I did not get any discount of any type for none of the services I contracted. Prices will of course vary depending on the dates you travel and the departing/arriving cities. The purpose is to give you an idea of the expenses you will encounter, but it will be modified depending on your personal choices. 

Ooh the mullah.. The first thing I will like to say to clear up the path is: You do not need to be rich to travel. There are too many ideas and stories and experiences on the internet that show you that this is a huge Myth.  Continue reading