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Making Wishes and Discovering the Ancient Roman Architecture

July 7, 2017

Filed Under: Discover Italy, Halton Catholic District School Board, Travel Blog,

We were beyond lucky to walk the streets of Rome getting to see the Pantheon, and after the Trevi Fountain.   Once we got to view the fountain and throw our coins in wishing for some luck, we headed back…

When in Rome…

July 6, 2017

Filed Under: Discover Italy, Discover Italy, Halton Catholic District School Board, Travel Blog,

Buongiorno! Just one of the many words we said to our bus driver this morning on our way to the smallest country in the world. Only 110 acres large, and located in the beautiful city of Rome is The Vatican…

Pisa, Verona and The Conad

July 29, 2016

Filed Under: Discover Italy, Halton Catholic District School Board, Travel Blog,

After a long day in Cinque Terra, we wake with tired eyes, luggage in hand preparing to say Arrivederci to Florence. We depart at 8:00 on our way to Pisa. The group is all tired and spend the one-and-a-half-hour car…

The beauty of Venice

July 29, 2016

Filed Under: Discover Italy, Halton Catholic District School Board, Travel Blog,

We started off for Venice very early in the morning (or, for some of us, very late at night considering that our great determination to finish our essays caused us to get little to no sleep). We got on the…

Last Day in Italy!

July 26, 2016

Filed Under: Discover Italy, Halton Catholic District School Board, Travel Blog,

Today was a great way to end a trip of a lifetime! Back in Venice for our final day of touring, we walked together through all the windy roads and tight buildings to reach the piazza square of San Marco….

The Beauty of Five Lands – Views from Cinque Terre

July 26, 2016

Filed Under: Discover Italy, Halton Catholic District School Board, Travel Blog,

Today was definitely one of the most energetic and colourful sightseeing days throughout the whole trip. The day started off with a warm breakfast at the Hotel Michelangelo. We enjoyed a great variety of foods such as bacon, eggs, croissants…

Another lovely day in Florence!

July 25, 2016

Filed Under: Discover Italy, Halton Catholic District School Board, Travel Blog,

Today was another lovely day in Florence! Today at the Galleria Dell’Accademia the first painting that we saw – a wide, horizontal work – depicted the Duomo and its Baptistry and the square in between, in the way that it…

Shop ‘Till You Drop and Buon Appettitto!

July 25, 2016

Filed Under: Discover Italy, Halton Catholic District School Board, Travel Blog,

Day 3 in Florence was definitely something to remember! It was a fun filled day, which consisted of productive learning, extensive climbing, great shopping, and amazing cooking. In the morning we got some extra time to sleep-in; which was definitely…

Day Out in the Heart of Florence

July 22, 2016

Filed Under: Discover Italy, Halton Catholic District School Board, Travel Blog,

After a long day of travelling from Sulmona to Florence on Sunday, today we had our first morning in Florence. To start off our bright and early morning, everyone enjoyed fresh breakfast including croissants, bacon, eggs, fresh fruit, and lots…

The sun kissed land of Florence

July 22, 2016

Filed Under: Discover Italy, Halton Catholic District School Board, Travel Blog,

Today EduTravel’s students embarked on their longest bus ride so far and travelled from the rainy, mountainous state of Sulmona, to the sun kissed land of Florence. We were absolutely thrilled when we walked out of our hotel in Sulmona,…

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