A first time trip to Italy is an incredible experience, it’s a country steeped in history, culture and mountains of delicious pasta and gelato on every street corner… and trust me on the latter, if you’re not rolling back to your hotel in a pasta-induced haze, you’re not doing Italy right! 😉 If you’re anything … Continue Reading

Palermo welcomed us to it’s ancient and historic city with rain. And not the kind of rain that you can ignore for a bit but the kind that carries on till it gets everywhere – in your shoes, your pockets, your bags – everywhere. And just when you think the rain has stopped, it starts … Continue Reading

Okay, I finally got round to looking through the Palermo photos (which I have to admit, I wasn’t looking forward to editing after all the rain we had that weekend) but it looks like quite a few of them turned out okay! Pheeeew!!!!The good thing about having the rain was that it made it so … Continue Reading

And boy, did it rain in Palermo! Our trip to Palermo was one all four of us were looking forward to for ages. The Sicilian city, which I kept referring to as “The Old Country” thanks to The Godfather book (depending on which one you saw/read), promised to be warmer than London and so we … Continue Reading

Woohoo!!! It’s (bank) holiday time – you think of spending some time in Europe and the first places that come to mind are places like London, Rome, Paris, Barcelona and the like but there’s so much more to Europe than the obvious. Granted, like everywhere else in the world, Europe also has it’s own fair … Continue Reading

1.) Florence – Arguably the best gelatos and pizzas across the land – but then again I’m biased. Florence is the most idyllic Italian holiday destination with an easy pace of life and beautiful sights and history. And as an extra bonus for Florence, it’s only a little bit over 1 hour away from Pisa … Continue Reading