Two months of Europe in Summer

For the past two months, I’ve been gradually making my way through four countries in the South of Europe: Croatia, Italy, Spain and Portugal.

Because I’ve clearly been having too much fun, I’m going to write about what route I took , and then in coming posts I’ll write about the twenty-four places (OMG!) themselves and do another blog on where I stayed in each place.
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How to get photos of yourself when travelling solo

When you’re travelling by yourself, it can be a little difficult to get photos of you.

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Why I’m glad I didn’t skip Málaga

As bad as it sounds, I was planning on skipping Málaga on my trip around Spain. Continue reading “Why I’m glad I didn’t skip Málaga”

Noche de la Zurra – Requena, Spain

It was two days before La Tomatina and I met two girls from Melbourne in my hostel in Valencia.

“We’re here to go to La Tomatina,” they explained, “but we really want to go to Requena for the ‘Water and Wine’ Festival”.  Continue reading “Noche de la Zurra – Requena, Spain”

We almost got mugged in Milan

Please note: This post isn’t intended to fear monger or exaggerate what happened on the evening. This is intended as one, true story on an issue which often gets referred to in passing but often not in depth. These events are true and happened on a boring, summer’s Sunday night. I know that the tile is a bit click-baity but I’ve tried not to dramatise the events and just tell them as they happened.  Continue reading “We almost got mugged in Milan”

Madonna Bianca Festival – Portovenere, Italy

It was pure luck that I ended up in the right place at the right time to be able to attend the Madonna Bianca Festival in Portovenere on the north-west coast of Italy. Continue reading “Madonna Bianca Festival – Portovenere, Italy”