Tag Archives: Italy
San Marino happened to be the only country in Europe that I had yet to visit and stay overnight in, so a mission to put that right was essential. When Depeche Mode announced their world tour dates would include an appearance at Milan’s San Siro Stadium in mid-July the plan was hatched – a train […]
Well done Italy. Boy do I feel blue!
So we are close to concluding the 2020 tournament that is being held a year late. Is football coming home or will Italy being say arrivederci with the trophy in their hand luggage? After 50 matches (and 50 blog posts) we are finally at match 51. England & Italy are in a frenzy, Gazza will […]
The two giants of European football do battle at Wembley tonight with a place in Sunday’s final at stake. Spain Segovia is a fabulous destination in Spain. It is an easy train ride from Madrid and you can easily spend 3-days here without getting in the slightest bit bored. The cathedral is a masterpiece and […]
The second match of the day sees two of the favourites locking horns in Munich. Belgium Antwerp is the diamond capital of Belgium. The diamond trade in the port started nearly 500 years ago when the first rough stones were brought over from India. Gradually, local diamond traders rose to prominence with their attention to […]
Italy impressed in the group stages by winning all three games without conceding a goal and are up against the Austrians in London at Wembley. Italy We visited Bologna as a starting point for a train tour of Northern Italy taking in Venice, Verona and Lake Como too, before crossing the border to Switzerland. We […]
We come now to the final rounds of group marches. Italy have already qualified for the knockout stages and Wales are expected to join them. The match is played in Rome as all Italy’s matches have thus far. Italy Venice is unique amongst cities for its coexistence with the water that surrounds it and often […]
More connected nations pit their wits against each other in the final match of the day in Rome. Italy A few years ago we undertook a train tour of Italy & Switzerland. One of the journeys was Venice to Verona where we stayed one night. An interesting compact city on the river Adige, Italy’s second […]
Euro 2020 match day one – Turkey v Italy, Rome’s Stadio Olimpico
Vatican City is the smallest country in the world and of course home to the Pope.