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 … 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

Venice is a city that easy to fall in love with. In a surprise move (a surprise mostly to myself), I decided that this post on Venice would be best presented through some of my favourite photos exploring the city! Photos being worth a thousand words and all… I’m already doing way more talking than … Continue Reading

This is one of those posts that you’re gonna need a pretty huge cuppa tea, some biscuits or perhaps even a scone or two slathered with clotted cream and (strawberry) jam to go with the post as it is rather ‘picture heavy’ so I’ll give you a minute or two to get yourself prepared. All … Continue Reading

Easily one of the most iconic structures in Italy and indeed across the world, The Leaning Tower of Pisa is truly an amazing sight to behold! I was in so much of it when I saw it in person but I’m jumping the gun here, let me take a few steps back here… Visiting Pisa … Continue Reading

Venice is one of the most beautiful cities in Europe and easily the most romantic city in Italy! I know Paris is well-known for being ‘the romantic city’ but don’t be fooled, Venice easily rivals Paris for this title. Plus it has amazing ice creams so for me – it absolutely wins!!! 🙂 Venice is … Continue Reading

There are lots of amazing cities in Italy to explore. So, to help you find the right city for you, we’ve popped a list of five from the very north to the south of Italy. Take a look at some places and delve into our much more detailed list of cities in Italy, here.  1.) … Continue Reading

So you’ve arrive in Milan and only have a day (or a few hours) to fully explore the city before you have to leave. Well, here are 5 things to do in Milan when you’re short on time but still want to make the most of this beautiful Italian city! If, of course, you have … Continue Reading