A Trip To Herculaneum

After visiting Pompeii back in 2018 during our trip to Naples, we knew we had to come back to this area to see Herculaneum. We had spent so much time in Pompeii and then had a trip up Mount Vesuvius that we completely ran out of time. The train from Sorrento took an hour and cost about €2 each, each…

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Four Days In Sorrento

Here we are, back in Italy for the third time in as many years. After visiting beautiful Naples last year we decided we wanted to explore more of the Campania region. Our itinerary for this trip would be Sorrento, Positano and the Roman town of Herculaneum. Once again we booked this as a package trip through Jet2. We love our…

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A Surprise Trip To Rome

Last year it was my 40th birthday. I wasn’t really up for celebrating the big ‘four zero’ but the year before Vicky had an idea, “let’s go away” she said. I definitely wasn’t going to argue, there was one condition though, the destination was to be a surprise and I would only find out at the check-in desk on the…

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Pompeii And Vesuvius

Day Four – The Finale The Roman city of Pompeii has been on my bucket list for a while along with places like the Roman Forum and the Colosseum in Rome. You learn about what happened at Pompeii at school and you grow up watching TV shows and films on its history so to be here, stood amongst its streets…

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Guide To Naples, Part Two

Welcome back to the second part of our guide to Naples. You’ve already read about days one and two on our post Guide To Naples, Part One. We pick up were we left off with a day out to Pompeii and Vesuvius. At least that’s what should have happened. Day Three – Catacombs, Castles and Coffee As you you already…

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Guide To Naples, Part One

“Vedi Napoli e poi Muori” or “See Naples and Die” is a famous quote coined during the reign of the Bourbons. To see Naples in all its beauty is something you absolutely have to do. We spent four nights at the Rex Lifestyle Hotel in the San Ferdinando district on the seafront between Borgo Marinari and Via Santa Lucia and here’s…

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