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8 Things To Do In Rome

I read History at university so I’m a tad embarrassed that it’s taken me nearly three decades to pay a visit to …

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Saint-Paul De Vence

The South of France is one of my favourite parts of the world – how had I not found Saint-Paul De Vence …

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Taormina

We’d heard Taormina was beautiful, but I don’t think Andrea or I realised just how gorgeous the town would be in person …

View of Taormina from the Grand Hotel Timeo

Post-Holiday Blues

I write this with an incredibly heavy heart – 24 hours ago Andrea and I were reluctantly making our way to the …

bruges, belgium

In Bruges

strolling down a cobblestone street crammed with steeped gable homes that looks like it jumped off the page of a children’s storybook, …

arrivederci venezia, e grazie

monday. usually i’d be at my desk, cold hands clutching a cup of tea, trying furiously to ignore the dull grey sky outside …

venice: island hopping

our day exploring murano, burano and torcello islands was immediately filed under my “best days ever”. one of the things i knew …

a weekend in venice

“it’s too crowded. it’s overpriced. it smells in summer.” these are the complaints i’ve heard from friends about venice time and again …

skiing la plagne

in february we went skiing in la plagne, france for my fiancé’s 30th birthday. one week, thirteen people = f***loads of fun.

a beautiful beaujolais wedding

this summer has been a whirlwind of hen parties and gorgeous weddings and at the end of september i attended my final …