I’m a big believer of walking to clear your mind. Not long hikes, just 30 minute a day walks to focus on yourself. I lived in London for almost two years, and was just a short distance away from a small park. Whilst I didn’t walk everyday, especially in the winter as it was too…… Continue reading Autumn/Winter Walks
My enjoyment of Naples was entirely down to the hostel host Giovanni. I had read the rave reviews of his hostel but I assumed there must be a catch. What I’ve noticed from hostels is that their good ratings are down to one great aspect. If it’s in a top location, this pushes the reviews up…… Continue reading Naples, Italy
I say ‘after travelling’ but I’m not actually sure three weeks counts as travelling (although, I did visit nine different places in that time so maybe it is?). I wanted to go travelling on my own so that I could clear my head, explore new things and get away from the life I was living.…… Continue reading Life after travelling
Once again, it turns out that my knowledge of this Italian town comes from a film. That film being Quantum of Solace (in case you have forgotten it was the one that everybody thought was a bit meh and just an extended ending of Casino Royale). As I was reading up about the town I…… Continue reading Siena, Italy
Until now, I had never really travelled on my own. Not for long periods of time anyway. So three weeks on my own in a country where I didn’t know the language was going to be a challenge. I thought I’d document the good and the bad aspects (although it’s never really that bad!) of…… Continue reading Travelling alone: the good and the bad.
Here are 10 things I’ve learnt from my time in Italy so far: Wine for breakfast is perfectly acceptable. I’m well on my way to coming back an alcoholic. It is possible to have too many carbs – I am beatable when it comes to the amount of pizza and pasta I can eat. (This…… Continue reading Florence, Italy
Last weekend my brother and sister-in-law came out to stay with me for a few days. The weather was a bit miserable but that didn’t stop us getting out and about and exploring the area. Pisa Once you’ve seen the leaning tower (…of pizza, according to my hilarious brother – how did they build a…… Continue reading Pisa and Lucca, Italy