As I write this from my bedroom office it’s a year to the day I put down my pen at the end of my last exam of my university career. A month and a half, a trip to Australia, and several exam passes later I graduated from The University of Glasgow with an honours degree in English Literature. That also means I’ve been a full time travel blogger and writer for a year!
Tuscany is home to the classic landscapes of Italy: medieval hill towns, cypress trees, vineyards, olive groves, majestic villas and rustic farmhouses. Some of Italy’s finest wines and foods are Tuscan and the region is home to an unrivalled collection of Renaissance art. Tuscany offers fine dining, superb wines, breathtaking hikes, splendorous scenery, captivating coastlines and iconic works of art. In just seven days you can still get a taste of the best Tuscany has to offer and still find … →
With the new year festivities well and truly over and my Blogmanay trip around Scotland little but a faint memory, my thoughts have turned to where 2013 will take me. When I’m bored and a little fed up with being at home my thoughts always seem to turn to where I’m going next.
What better way to look back on a big travel year than with pictures from some of my favourite places and moments of 2012. No your eyes are not deceiving you, that is a tiny little house on top of what appears to be an industrial chimney.
2012 has been a pretty big year for me. I started this little blog at the end of 2011 while I was still at university, and juggled studying and blogging. It wasn’t until I began that I realised there are a bunch of people out there who blog and travel full time. I quickly realised that this was something I wanted to try.
I didn’t have a lot of time to spend in Pisa. I was in Tuscany as part of a Mediterranean cruise and had spent the majority of my time in enchanting Florence. I arrived in Pisa by train and took a taxi from here straight to the famous Leaning Tower of Pisa to save precious time. What I saw on the taxi ride to the tower was a pretty town, with a river running through it and some lovely architecture. I’d … →