Verona is such an amazing Italian city – perhaps in no small part due to the fact that some of the best things to do in Verona are centred around one of the most celebrated works of Shakespeare – Romeo and Juliet. Thing is though, even without Romeo and Juliet is in and of itself … Continue Reading

After our brilliant morning in the Vatican, we decided to head back towards the hotel to cool off. At the hotel, we remembered that the hotel had offered free drinks on the roof terrace when we checked in so we figured we might as well grab those! Not wanting to move from this respite from … Continue Reading

By the way, the queue to get in here is incredibly long! It goes round several blocks/streets and then some. By any standards of queues anywhere else we’ve been, it’s long! I can’t speak to how fast the queue moves though (maybe it moves fast enough to make it not so tedious for those on … Continue Reading

Visiting the Vatican city in Rome was something of a big deal when we visited. For starters, I’d read about it, seen photos about it and heard so many stories for so long that my excitement was through the roof at finally being able to visit. Then there’s the fact that you have to prepare … Continue Reading

I’d always been mildly intrigued about doing a Via Ferrata in Italy. I’d seen incredible photos and videos on the internet of people doing them and lazily wondered what it would be like to do one. Thet mild intrigue soon turned into trepidation once we booked ourselves onto an actual Via Ferrata in Garda Trentino … Continue Reading

Italy is a stunning country to explore! Especially, if you’re after a little jaunt to the coast, to gorge on all the Italian food or even looking for the best cities in Italy to stroll around. And for me, that’s what makes Italy so special… the diversity of things to do. There’s something just so … Continue Reading

When you find yourself in Lake Garda, more specifically, in the Trentino region of Lake Garda, a hike to Ponale is one thing you have to do! Or at least, so we were told. 😀 As someone who would rather spend my time in Italy eating pasta than hiking, I grudgingly decided to go on … Continue Reading

After our morning spent hiking up to Arco castle, the only thing I had on my mind once we hopped back into the car was food! I wanted lunch… and lots of it too! We drove over to Drena for a taste of traditional Italian food that’s pretty typical to this part of Northern Italy. … Continue Reading

Perched in the Lombardy region of Italy, Mantua is an ancient Italian city that’s so incredible to see.  There really is so many of the best things to do in Mantua, plus, it has a whopping history too.  After all, being well over 4,000 years old, what else can you expect. 🙂 Now, in lots … Continue Reading

Trentino is a part of Italy, we’ve long been fond of! It’s a part of Italy that looks and feels like nowhere else in Italy! It’s just such a special place and one we had such a great time exploring the first time we visited. Then there’s Lake Garda – home to some rather amazing … Continue Reading

Italy is one of those countries that you can never really say you’ve finished seeing. After all, It’s so diverse! From the different foodie delights (I’m naming you, gelato), beautiful cities like Rome, to the ever impressive spots in Cinque Terre – there’s just so much to see. That being said, it can sometimes be easy … Continue Reading

The last couple of weeks have been a pretty manic flurry of activity across multiple cities, as you can probably tell from our Instagram posts (all the deets are on there so I won’t rehash them on here). Even in the midst of all of this travel (there was one point where we were in … Continue Reading

As you know, I’ve got a proper soft spot for everything Italian… especially when it comes to beautiful Rome. It’s one of those timeless cities that has so much history but also so many new spots and jaunts to explore. And guess what, Mercato Centrale Roma is one of those spots. 🇮🇹 What is Mercato … Continue Reading

There are literally hundreds (perhaps even thousands? 😃😋) of amazing spots dotted all across Italy and as such, there’s no shortage of some of the best places in Italy to fill your boots with amazing Italian deliciousness, no matter where you are in the country. I mean, I don’t actually think I’ve ever visited without … Continue Reading