Throwback to a good ten years ago (God, I feel old). Italy. Rome. The Trevi Fountain. Nice right? Picture me and my parents, happily enjoying the sunny day as we stroll through the Roman alleyways in the direction of the Trevi Fountain. It’s not my first time in Rome - I have been here a … Continue reading STORY TIME: The Fontana di Trevi incident.
I love Italy. I truly do. Countless times we've been told there is no place like home, and I can testify and support that thought like I can scream my own name to the world. After travelling to many places and falling in love in different corners of the world, I can't hide the fact … Continue reading NO PLACE IS PERFECT.
They say a life without risk, is hardly life at all. And isn't this true - from smaller adventures to full scale escapades, our life's most exciting times are hardly ones where we follow rules closely. You see it in history - what would have happened if Columbus had been too scared of the vastness … Continue reading GETTING FINED IN PORTOVENERE
When I was younger, summer used to be the time where I got to escape from the reality of my hometown for a little bit. Be it a week, three or four, I always managed to retaliate a short period of time for myself, to explore and set off on my little adventures. I associate … Continue reading SUMMER PLANNING
In my 2017 resolutions, I listed “visiting my own region a bit more” as one of my top priorities. I was adamant to do this as I realised much of the beauty of my country was getting lost on me, as I wasted my days away without paying it enough attention. My hometown, as some … Continue reading EXPLORING HOME: CINQUE TERRE, PORTOVENERE, VIAREGGIO
Christmas is a family business. We all know it, we all claim to hate it, we all love it deep inside. The food, the warmth, the fact that your family is trying to get together at least this one time of the year - as fake as some of you might say it is - … Continue reading CHRISTMAS IN ITALY: A FAMILY BUSINESS
They say home is where the heart is, that nothing feels as good as being at home. It's natural, essential, a fundamental need that each one of us has and strives to fulfil. But what happens when your heart doesn't actually reside in a place, when your mind is constantly wandering to far away lands … Continue reading CONSTANTLY MOVING