My first visit to Venice was way back in 1996 on a orchestra tour of Lake Garda and surroundings. Since that first visit I had longed to return, finally twenty years later I booked a cheeky weekend before heading off to Slovenia for a weeks adventure. 786 more words
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Wahey, I’m officially one week down – although it feels like it’s been longer. The changing of location every two days, enduring stressful public transport journeys, broken sleep during hot and sticky nights, waking up at 5am as morning prayers blurt through sound systems, traipsing around wherever I’m staying to see/do everything and forever introducing myself to strangers are all taking their toll. 626 more words
Overall, I’m a fan of hostels.
I like the atmosphere, I like meeting strangers, and I occasionally like climbing into a bunk bed like I’m at camp. 466 more words