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

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

I’ve (over)used this adage so many times “Rome is amazing but FREE Rome is the best”. Replace Rome with any other amazing city in the world and the same hold trues! It’s always great to get to finally visit somewhere that you’ve wanted to visit for the longest time but its undoubtably even sweeter if you’re … Continue Reading

Rome is just one of those cities that’s bound to impress even the most pessimistic of travellers. There’s just so much amazing history behind (and indeed historical sights within) the city and let’s not even to begin to talk about the food… oh, the food!!! Despite popular sentiments that visiting Rome is best done in summer, … Continue Reading

From the canals and waterways of Venice, the dramatic coastal towns of Cinque Terre and the rolling hills of Tuscany –  Italy is one of the most diverse European countries to visit. One of the best ways I’ve found to experience Italy is by road with the country being well connected by roads through a vast majority of diverse cities, … Continue Reading

As with everywhere on this trip, we arrived in Rome in the dark cloak of night so the next morning, we were more than pleasantly surprised when we looked around us and saw the stunning rolling Roman hills beautifully contrasting that lovely blue sky! It’s definitely the right motivation you need to get you excited … Continue Reading

Personally, I’m more of a summer kinda guy but the best thing to do with any season, regardless of personal preference, is always to make the most of it. In summer, get outside, have as many alfresco lunches as you dare and spent many lazy weekends napping underneath the sun in the park but come … 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