Rome Day Two

Day Two   It is a well known fact that City breaks are notoriously tiresome holidays, essentially because you’re packing so much culture, history, sightseeing and experiences into such a short period of time. But, believe me no matter how tired you are, getting up early is so worth it. Day Two was my ‘Vatican…

Independent Birmingham – Damascena

  Ciao Raggazi, So every Wednesday evening, for the foreseeable future, I will attempt to upload a post boasting about independent places in Birmingham. The British high street is over run by endless branded chains, Starbucks, Costa and McDonalds to name a few are consumers go to brands. But, if you’re willing to take a…

Gaudi’s Barcelona

Gaudi and Barcelona. Barcelona and Gaudi. These two terms have become somewhat synonyms in the past decade. On my most recent visit to Barcelona, I couldn’t help but wonder what if Gaudi had not chosen Barcelona (but that’s a post for another day), the fact is that he did choose Barcelona. Barcelona is the capital…

Rome Day one

Rome, one of, if not thee most historical and vibrant cities in the modern world. In an average year Rome draws roughly 7 million tourists, and this is just one of their accounts. This was my first holiday destination and its not surprising this is where I caught my travel bug.   I was 18,…

My love affair with Cardiff!

Ciao Ragazzi, I have been on computers and laptops so much lately, that I want nothing more to do with them- Dissertation vibes – but, alas my blog is on here. I’m sure my eyes can manage another hour of staring at a computer screen! This post is all about my love affair with the…

A few thoughts on ~ Pompeii

Ciao Ragazzi! Pompeii. Every time I hear that word, I think of a line from the BBC television series Doctor Who ‘We’re in Pompeii and it’s volcano day.’ Honestly, I hear David Tennant’s voice and everything too. But, anyway back to the place itself. Before our first trip to Amalfi  we were warned about the little…

The A – Z Challenge: Travel Articles!

Ciao Ragazzi! Now I know I’m a tad late to be jumping on this trend but I simply couldn’t resist. I was tempted to do the A-Z  book challenge, but really felt like Travel posts would be more of a thing! Below is an initial list of posts I’ll be writing up over the coming…

Nightmare in Naples

Ciao Ragazzi! Normally, I have nothing but complimentary travel posts, this one is a bit different! If you have a different opinion to me then feel free to comment and persuade me otherwise! See Naples and die. A phrase stuck in many travellers’ minds, including my own. This phrase originated in the 16th century and…

Finland, Finland, Finland!

  Finland is one of Europe’s best kept secrets. Fact. Winter Holidaymakers have a tendency to flock to the Alps, New York or the Southern hemisphere for a winter break, but Finland as all the allure and charm of the above destinations combined. Notoriously famous for: Lapland (home of Father Christmas), Saunas, Arctic berries and…

Blogmas has begun…..Lecce!

Ciao Raggazzi! I realise that I am a day late starting Blogmas, but I am starting none the less. The reason I did not start yesterday was because I went to the cinema to finally see Mockingjay part II and it did not disappoint. It was action packed from the beginning to the end, but…