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The SMELL of travel – 10 reasons why you should get off that couch and travel NOW

Posted by on 20 Aug, 2015 in Asia, Cambodia, Europe, Everything, Featured, Iceland, Italy, Jordan, Mauritius, Mediterranean, Morocco, Netherlands, Northern Ireland, South Africa, Switzerland, Wheres | 54 comments

The internet is a crazy place – there’s nothing you can’t find on it! From countless reviews of hotels to detailed...

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A CULINARY PILGRIMAGE IN ROME

Posted by on 24 Nov, 2014 in Europe, Everything, Food, Italy, Wheres | 10 comments

It’s no secret that Vid and I cherish (and live for!) experiences. Experiences make travelling special for us. Just last month, I...

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Offbeat Venice – 5 Things To Do in Venice

Posted by on 28 Sep, 2014 in Europe, Everything, Featured, Italy, Mediterranean, Wheres | 42 comments

Anybody who has been to Venice will tell you that the vision of Gondolas sliding down calm waters and gondoliers serenading passengers...

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A week in the Mediterranean on MSC Preziosa

Posted by on 23 Sep, 2014 in Cruises, Europe, Everything, Featured, Food, Italy, Mediterranean, Turkey, Where To Stay, Wheres | 46 comments

I remember the first time I walked into a cruise ship six years ago – my eyes widened with wonder. Gilded staircases, ornate elevators,...

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Travel Fashion – A Day in Pisa, Italy

Posted by on 18 Sep, 2014 in City Breaks, Country Retreats, Europe, Europe1, Everything, Featured, Italy, Italy 1, Wears | 24 comments

    The Tuscan Countryside – it’s a sensual wonderland steeped in the vineyards, rolling hills lined with endless olive groves,...

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5 Easy Ways To Explore Countries On Your Cruise Holiday

Posted by on 27 Jul, 2014 in Cruises, Europe, Everything, Greece, Italy, Mediterranean, Spain, Turkey, Wheres | 6 comments

One of our very first articles on Bruised Passports, Cruises for Young Adventure Seekers, dwelt on our love for Cruise holidays. Cruises...

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Absorbing The Grandeur Of The Vatican

Posted by on 28 Apr, 2014 in City Breaks, Europe, Everything, Italy | 1 comment

Let’s face it – even if you are the most adventurous traveller and wish to discover all the offbeat and secret places in the world, you’d...

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A Food Tour of Rome with Eating Italy Food Tours

Posted by on 10 Mar, 2014 in Europe, Everything, Featured, Food, Italy, Wheres | 16 comments

  Rome – the mere mention of one of my favourite cities in Europe brings to mind crumbling buildings, cobble-stoned alleys,...

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Rome – Planning your visit to the Colosseum

Posted by on 19 Jan, 2014 in City Breaks, Europe, Everything, Food, Italy, Itineraries, Wheres | 17 comments

  Rome – where do I start? There’s nothing that hasn’t been said about Rome – every area has been covered by...

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Why Visit Genoa? Food! Food! Food!

Posted by on 12 Apr, 2013 in Beaches, City Breaks, Europe, Everything, Featured, Food, Italy, Wheres | 22 comments

If you’re a foodie and you’re planning a trip to Italy this year, there’s one place that should definitely feature on...

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