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 every 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 the city, there are so many of the best things to do in … 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

After an amazing (and very relaxed) first day on our surprise trip to Verona (all booked through what I now call our personal travel concierge – srprs.me), I woke up almost unbelievably well-rested and so eager to get out and explore Verona! We gobbled down breakfast at record speed and headed off to explore one … Continue Reading

The fact that we were going on a trip wasn’t a surprise at all. We’d had it booked and locked in with srprs.me. The real surprise was where we would be going on the trip. Now after a series of wintry trips, I was in the mood for some sunshine. I also wanted somewhere with … Continue Reading

New Year, new rickshaw adventures! 😁 This video is some serious farm-to-table video! 😀 We’ve literally done, filmed and edited everything in this video within the last 24 hours. (Who knows, I may yet master the art of this whole daily vlogging thing). As you probably already guessed from the title, we have indeed returned to … Continue Reading

Italy is such a beautiful country to explore, from its gorgeous lakes in the north historic towns and cities and spots like Cinque Terre. Honestly, you’ll be spoilt for choice when exploring all the beautiful places in Italy to visit.  For me, Italy really is one of Europe’s most amazing countries to explore. It’s somewhere that … Continue Reading

Italy is one incredible country to visit and I’m not going to tell any porky pies by saying otherwise! It’s one of Europe’s most diverse countries, with completely different landscapes, culture and weather. This ‘big boot’ of a country has shed loads of things to see, do and, of course, my favourite – EAT! No trip … Continue Reading

Rome is an incredible city to visit and with so many amazing things to do, you’ll be spoilt for choice once you arrive. That being said, if you’re wanting to save a few pennies, there’s a ton of the best free things to do in Rome across the whole city.  Whether you’re intending to look … Continue Reading

Well, this one has been a long time coming… 🙂 We’ve finally gotten round to editing the full video from our Italian road trip. (I’d already done one here with a quick rundown of the places we’ve visited) but never the full video. Well, if you’re into Italy or just fancy a little jaunt across the … Continue Reading

After spending a beautiful albeit cloudy day in Florence, the sun decided to finally pop its head out! With this in mind, I decided it make perfect sense to head over to one of the most colourful places in Italy – Cinque Terre! We parked the car off and hopped about the train to what … Continue Reading

A stay in Tuscany would be incomplete without a visit to my favourite Italian city – Florence and so, despite the grey clouds and rain earlier in the day, we jumped into the car, leaving our Tuscan farmhouse behind and made our way slowly to Florence. I’ve been to Florence so many times in the … Continue Reading