Travel

Travelling the world can be whatever you want it to be. In this Travel section of Get Jaunty you’ll find everything travel related, from guides to budgeting advice.

The further back you go (stay with us!), the more you’ll learn about interrailing and gain top tips for travel, especially in Europe.

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The Ultimate List of Things to See in Rome

The Ultimate List of Things to See in Rome

With two trips to Rome under my belt in the last year I’ve done many of the main sights two or three times, maybe more. The main differences between my trips have been from travelling solo to with my boyfriend, and visiting in the 40C heat of August to the more reasonable 20-25C in February. So, what are the ultimate things to see in Rome when visiting any time of year? Here’s my top ten sights and why I think you’d love them too.

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Sorrento Travel Guide

Sorrento Travel Guide

I went to Sorrento on the Almafi Coast in February and was welcomed with unexpectedly sunny and warm weather. This was a blessing as it meant we were able to enjoy the outdoors as much as possible, which is what you want to do in this beautiful coastal town overlooking Mount Vesuvius.

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Why You Should Visit Herculaneum

Why You Should Visit Herculaneum

If you have an interest in exploring Pompeii, it’s definitely worth considering the lesser known Herculaneum, a coastal town further south that was also destroyed by the eruption of Vesuvius in 79AD.

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Exploring Pompeii Off Season

Exploring Pompeii Off Season

Everyone knows the history of the ancient Roman city Pompeii, buried by ash in 79AD and now a fascinating archaeological site. If it wasn’t for this horrific event we wouldn’t have this huge open air museum, frozen in time. One of the first things I learnt exploring Pompeii off season was that the residents of the ancient city had no idea Mt. Vesuvius was a volcano. As people still live on it’s base today, it never occurred to me.

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What to do in Naples, Italy

What to do in Naples, Italy

The historic city of Naples is the capital of the Campania region of Italy and a place that’s certainly rough and ready. Darkened alleys lineĀ unkempt streets, uneven paving and mismatched building facades. It’s wonderful.

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