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Italy and the Grand Tour: Travelling like an 18th Century Nobleman

Tuesday, May 22, 2012

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When you take a gap year before or after university, you may spend it backpacking, volunteering, or working abroad. In the 18th century, however, members of the young noblesse took a gap year of their own and called it the Grand Tour. This Grand Tour was not spent partying in grubby Bolivian hostels, however, but […]

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