To say that the Amalfi Coast of Italy is beautiful is something of an understatement! Oh, and don’t get me started on the weather too! While some of us are sat at home, scratching our heads in disbelief at summer snow/hail and wondering why we still need coats in the middle of summer, the Amalfi … Continue Reading

It’s no surprise how much I relish a good Italian trip. I mean, it’s one of those countries that I could visit every week If I could (and I’m already itching to get back). Now, the thing I love most has to be all the unique places in Italy, I’d even go as far as … Continue Reading

One of the best things about Italy is how diverse the country is. I mean, you’ve got the gorgeous lakes like Como in the north, the best Italian Islands, picturesque cities like Rome… and that’s not me even broaching the subject of gelato! 🤣 I know I harp on about Italy all the time, but … Continue Reading

Rome is beautiful, busy, sometimes manically so and one Italian city I just knew I had to spend ‘proper time’ in. Like none of that racing from sight to sight and instead more time for Aperol spritz and gelato! I wanted to enjoy Rome at my own pace, eat as much delicious food as possible, … Continue Reading

There’s no beating around the bush, there are so many beautiful places in Italy to see. It’s one of my favourite countries to just hop in a car, train, rickshaw and just explore! There’s something I just love about getting to Italy, with a loose plan (and Google Maps) in hand and just exploring some … Continue Reading

Thoughts of Italy conjures up images of beautiful rolling hills, basking in that famous Italian sunshine, stunning cities, ancient churches and colourful picturesque houses all stacked on a hill overlooking the sea. By and large, this has come to be a big reason why most of us visit (or indeed, want to visit) Italy. Thing … Continue Reading

Italian lakes (usually found in the North of Italy) are famous the world over! Lake Como, Lake Maggiore, Lake Garda to name just a few are some of the most popular so it probably comes as no surprise that we decided to visit one of these amazing lakes in Italy. Lake Garda was our lake … Continue Reading

We woke up on our 2nd full day in Italy to a thick cloud of fog over the Lombardy countryside. It’s gotta be said though – Fog, as unwanted as it can be when you’re up for a sunny holiday, certainly has a way of making a place look so dramatic! Without wasting too much … Continue Reading

My love affair with Italy is long-standing and so very strong – it’s like every trip back there keeps drawing me even more. As you already know, after our first time driving from Milan to the Amalfi coast in a rickshaw, I’ve long since been a fan of slow travel in Italy. The thing about … Continue Reading

Rome is such an amazing city – this almost goes without saying! It’s such an overwhelming city – in a very good way, of course. There’s just so much to see and do here that it can sometimes feels a tad too much. For instance, when it comes to sights – a weekend is just … Continue Reading

Rome is a special city! It’s a city brimming with history, Roman culture, gorgeous buildings around ever corner and enough pasta and gelato to satisfy even the hungriest of appetites! It doesn’t matter if it’s your first, second or zillionth time to Rome. One thing I quickly realised is that there’s always something I seemed … Continue Reading

As you already know, we recently visited Verona – an absolutely beautiful city perched about halfway between the more popular cities of Milan and Venice on a surprise trip with srprs.me. Why we hadn’t visited before I have no idea but when we visited, I very quickly realised we’d been missing out on a major … Continue Reading

Another day, another rickshaw adventure! This time though, the sun came out to play… and even better still, we stumbled upon an amazing surprise in the Italian countryside  – in huge part thanks to us taking a wrong turn and ending up in a town we had no plans to visit. (That’s definitely one of … Continue Reading

You might have guessed by now, my love for Italy is deep, real and very, very meaningful. 🙂 You’ll have probably also have guessed by now that I just can’t stop speaking about Italy and to be honest, I can’t make any apologies for it! How could I when we there so much delicious gelato, … Continue Reading