Roman Holiday Itinerary, Days 6 and 7: Surprising Places in Rome

It was a rainy Tuesday when we found ourselves close to the end of our Roman holiday. But the sad weather didn’t stop us: we took the subway to Termini and started to look for an umbrella. There were still some surprising places in Rome, just waiting for us!

Oh, I think I forgot to mention this: you know how there are some people, like myself, who collect magnets from the places they visit? Well, Mathieu collects umbrellas. So he is very excited when he gets a rainy day when he is travelling: new umbrella!

From Termini station, happily covered by a large rainbow umbrella, we headed to visit yet another building of the National Roman Museum: Terme di Diocleziano. Continue reading

Roman Holiday Itinerary, Day 5: What (else) is there to do in Rome?

As we were getting closer to the end of our Roman holiday, we had more time to spare for unplanned things.  And we ended up wondering what is there to do in Rome after all the places we had already been to.

So on Monday morning  we were back on the subway, heading to Ottaviano once again. When we visited the Vatican, we walked by Museo Leonardo Da Vinci Experience, and I promised Mathieu we’d go back to visit it before we go back home.

Museo Leonardo Da Vinci Experience

In Rome, you’ll find more than one museum about Leonardo Da Vinci’s inventions. After checking out some reviews, we considered this one was the best fit for us. It’s not very large, but it’s nice that you can play around with most of the replicas and see how they were supposed to work. You can see some of them in this photo collage: Continue reading

Radio Bar Tirana

Radio Bar Tirana

If you ever find yourself in Tirana with some time to spare and wish to have an interesting drink in a very cool atmosphere, drop by Radio Bar Tirana.

Radio Bar Tirana Interior & Terrace

The interior looks quite retro, and the covered terrace can seem a bit whimsical, with cubic shelves filled with plants of all sorts, plus some nice lighting.

Radio Bar Tirana

Featured Image & Collage Images © Ana Maria Gavrilă

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Kantina Restaurant Skopje – Why You Should Eat Here

On our first day in Skopje, we were looking for a place to eat, recommended by Lonely Planet. Sadly, it no longer existed, as we soon found out after asking around. But our steps took us to a really nice place nearby, where we heard some good music: Kantina Lounge Bar.

Friendly Staff

We sat down on the terrace and a very friendly waitress brought us some menus. They were written in their alphabet, though, which I could barely understand due to the limited knowledge I have of the Greek and Bulgarian alphabets.

However, not to worry, while we were having some beer, the waitress translated almost the entire menu for us and recommended us something good to eat, as well.

Nice setting

The atmosphere was perfect for a lazy summer afternoon and the food was delicious.
When you travel through the Balkans, definitely go eat at Kantina Restaurant Skopje!

And this is not the last you’ll be reading on Kantina in relation to our Balkan road trip. 😉

Have you been to Kantina Restaurant Skopje?

What did you choose from their menu?

What did you think of the place?

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