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Railing thru Europe: Stop 4.2 Italy – Florence

Some of you might ask why are we going back to Florence again when we had just been there 4 months ago? Well the reasons being we really love and miss the city lots and since we are already in Italy, might as well just make use of our rail pass and head back there again. We also wanted to see how Florence would look like in summer, buzzing with so many tourists. Being there the... Read More

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Railing thru Europe: Stop 4.1 Italy – Milan

The city of Ventimiglia is about 7km from the French/Italian border and as there isn’t  a direct train from Nice to Milan, we were required to transit from here though if time permits we would have love to explore this city as well. Unfortunately, our train would be leaving in about 20 mins and we only just have enough time to grab a quick meal before departing for... Read More

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Italy – Vatican City

Within Rome stands the walled enclave of the Vatican city and the iconic dome of St Peter’s Basilica. St. Peter's Basilica - Probably the largest and grandest church in Christianity St Peter's Square with the Egyption Obelisk known as "The Witness" is the second largest standing obelisk and the only one to remain standing since its removal from Egypt.... Read More

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Italy – Rome

From Florence we arrived in Rome with much anticipation because there were simply too many places to see and visit and we were not sure if we could see them all! As our rented apartment was near the train station, we quickly dropped off our stuff and began exploring the eternal city of Rome… The Piazza dell'Esquilino Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore Interior of Basilica... Read More

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Italy – Siena

We wanted to explore Italy as much as possible and since the town of Siena is pretty close to Florence and its one of the most visited tourist attractions, we decided to make a day trip there. From the beautiful and romantic town of Florence, we took a bus to the gothic town of Siena. The Palazzo Pubblico and the Torre del Mangia. Apparently it snowed a couple of days ago thats... Read More

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Italy – Florence

I first learnt about this beautiful city when i watched the movie “Calmi Cuori Appassionati” which starred Takenouchi Yutaka and Kelly Chen some years ago. Takenouchi Yutaka looks really young then and he is so freaking gorgeous in the movie. There were topless scenes *drools* of him posing as an artist’s model and lucky Kelly get to share intimate scenes with... Read More

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Italy – Pisa

A trip to Italy would not be complete without taking pictures with the famous leaning tower of Pisa. Therefore, we made a quick stopover. Are you ready for some cliche cheesy photos? . . . . . .   Ta daa~! i made it almost straight again! A little bit more....J Leaning tower of Pisa checked! It’s time to move on to beautiful city of Firenze (Florence). Which, i... Read More

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Italy – Cinque Terre

Cinque Terre (Cheen-Kway Tair-ray) is listed as UNESCO World Heritage Site and Italy’s best kept secret. Therefore, getting there takes a bit of a tedious journey. From St Lucia station (Venice) -> Bologna -> Parma -> La Spezia Centrale Station and the journey doesn’t ends there. Finally, from night to daybreak, we reached La Spezia From La Spezia Station,... Read More

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Italy – Venice (Carnevale)

We wanted to take a break from work and also to celebrate our 7th year together, moreover we heard so much about how Italy is beautiful and amazing that we wanted to see it for ourselves. Our first Destination is Venice and why you might ask? well… its because during this period in Venice, the Italians have a ‘Carnevale’ (carnival) going on with many people wearing... Read More

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