Italy Summer Summary

Number of times eating gelato: 5Number of times eating pizza: 3Number of times eating pasta: 6 Cats seen: 20Cats petted: 0 😦 Cockroaches seen: 3Times running away from said cockroaches, screaming: 1Times running away from mimes, screaming: 1 Number of turtle statues seen: 4Number of actual turtles seen: 30Number of lizards seen: 6Number of pigeons […]

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The Traveling Bookworm in Italy

Whenever I am planning a new trip, I always look for literature from the area I’m visiting. Authors that came from the regions or books that are set within certain cities. This way, I get to know a little of the (literary) history of the city. I have found some great books and new favourite […]

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Venice guide for ordinary travelers

Wanderlust Wonderland brings you: a travel guide for ordinary travelers, with must-sees, tips and tricks and the most delicious food, for ordinary travelers, like you and me. The corona virus has a strong hold on all of us. A lot of countries are in lockdown or in only-go-out-when-you-absolutely-have-to mode. I’m working from home, only going […]

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Why I fell in love with Venice

I absolutely fell in love with Venice. The city has been on my bucketlist forever but we decided to go there only a week before we actually did. And it was the most romantic trip. We walked in the rain at night, saw some of Venice’s highlights and took a gondola ride. In this post I’d […]

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A gondola ride and the most beautiful bookshop in the world

For our four year anniversary, we decided on a romantic getaway weekend to Venice. We went for a short trip and unlike other trips, we hadn’t planned a lot. There were only two things that we really wanted to do, and that was take a gondola ride and go to ‘the most beautiful bookshop in […]

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Veni, Vidi, Venice!

For our fourth year anniversary last year, we wanted to do something special. About a week before, the thought occured to me that we could go away for the weekend, to a romantic city abroad. And what city is more romantic than Venice? We left Thursday night. After work, I drove home to pick up […]

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Romance in Venezia

He gets out of the bus first and then he holds out his hand so I can descend the little stairs easily and step into the night, onto the wet pavement. Backpacks on our backs, hand in hand, we walk through a city that appears to be sleeping. It’s near midnight and the moon is shining […]

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