How To Spend 8 Hours In Milan

How To Spend 8 Hours in Milan

When Paul and I were looking at our flight options from Timisoara to Barcelona, we weren't thrilled with the early morning and late night direct flights. After a bit more  searching we found a flight option that left Timisoara in the morning, gave us a 12 hour layover in Milan,…

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Quick Guide To Naples

Quick Guide to Naples

People either love Naples, or hate it. I couldn't get enough! I loved the underground feeling to this cool city, and I especially loved the shopping. Add in the amazing food and great hotels and this quickly became one of my favourite cities in Italy! This guide to Naples has…

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Quick Guide To Sorrento

Quick Guide to Sorrento

Sorrento was my favourite city in Italy. It's the kind of place you dream about moving to after retiring. It's beautiful, there's a ton of history and excellent shopping. This quick guide to Sorrento has everything you need to know about this sea-side Italian town. WHERE TO STAY Il Nido…

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Quick Guide To Rome

Quick Guide to Rome

Rome has always been one of Europe's most popular cities - and with that popularity comes a lot of tourists. Some would argue that Rome is better known for it's tourist traps than it's historic sights, so it's a good thing I've prepared this Quick Guide to Rome to steer…

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5 Reasons Why I Didn’t Like Rome

5 Reasons Why I Didn’t Like Rome

As a travel blogger I felt a bit of pressure to fall in love with Rome the way that everyone before me says they did. Truth be told, I couldn't wait to leave Rome. I never felt like the Eternal City and me really hit it off... leaving me feeling…

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Where To Eat In Rome Right Now!

Where to Eat in Rome Right Now!

It breaks my heart when I hear stories from friends about the terrible food they had in Rome. I really don’t think it’s uncommon to hear people compare Rome’s pasta to Chef Boyardee’s canned American lunch staple. Unfortunately for these travellers, they spent thousands of dollars on a trip to…

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Mouthwatering Desserts In Rome

Mouthwatering Desserts in Rome

When you think of Italy, I bet one of the first things to pop into your head is food! And what could be better than Italian food? Italian desserts! When I was in Rome earlier this year I gave myself permission to eat as much dessert as I wanted. I…

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5 Best Wine Bars In Rome

5 Best Wine Bars in Rome

When in Rome, do as the Romans do. For me, this means heading to wine bars! Here are my 5 favourite wine bars in Rome:     Ai Tre Scalini This wine bar was just down the street from our apartment in Monti. It's impossible to miss this place! It's…

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Visiting Vatican City

Visiting Vatican City

Visiting Vatican City can be overwhelming if you don't have a plan before going and it gets extremely busy - especially in the summer! There's three main areas to visit: St. Peter's Square, St. Peter's Basilica and The Vatican Museum (where the Sistine Chapel is located). Read below for my…

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The (real) Dolce Vita: Santa Marinella

The (real) Dolce Vita: Santa Marinella

For 3 euros each we caught a Trenitalia train from Termini station towards Santa Marinella. After just 40 minutes we were far away from the tourists in Rome in a quiet beach town called Santa Marinella. Unfortunately for us, the weather was not cooperating and it was extremely windy with…

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