2403, 2016

7 Things to do in Venice, Italy

By |March 24th, 2016|Travel Tales, Italy, Destinations, Travel Tips|2 Comments

I might have mentioned this before, but I LOVE living in the UK, where so many incredible European cities are within just a couple of hours flying time. It gives me the ability to visit so many different places and to be able to return to the ones I love.

Venice is definitely one of the cities that I love and […]

1910, 2015

Photos to Make You Want to Visit Santa Margherita

By |October 19th, 2015|Italy, Destinations|0 Comments

I visited Santa Margherita in the so-called Italian Riviera area in the north west of Italy two weeks ago and although I’ve been before, this time I fell head over heels in love with it.

Santa Margherita is a small town with a population of around 10,000 people and is around 40 minutes from port city Genoa. It’s 15 minutes by […]

1310, 2015

Walking from Portofino to San Fruttuoso

By |October 13th, 2015|Travel Tales, Italy, Destinations|0 Comments

During our trip to Italy we knew definitely wanted to visit Portofino, the next town along the coastline from where we were staying in Santa Margherita. We’d also heard that the small town just beyond Portofino was also beautiful, so we decided to visit both in one day.

My family and I hopped on the ferry boat in the morning and […]

510, 2015

Expecting More from Cinque Terre

By |October 5th, 2015|Travel Tales, Italy, Destinations|4 Comments

‘Enchanting‘, ‘wonderful‘, ‘unique‘ – these are just some of the many words I’d heard used to describe the Cinque Terre before my visit there. After reading countless articles describing the incredible beauty of the five villages that make up the Cinque Terre – which means five lands in Italian – I was unsurprisingly eager to visit the area. I’d looked […]

210, 2015

Photos from Liguria Italy

By |October 2nd, 2015|Travel Tales, Italy, Destinations|0 Comments

I’ve just returned from spending a lovely five days in the Liguria region in the north west of Italy.

The trip was a celebration of my dad’s 60th birthday and my parents, brother and his girlfriend, Thomas and I all had a fabulous time. The weather was perfect, the sun was shining, the location is simply stunning, the food was delicious […]

2309, 2015

Next Stop Italy!

By |September 23rd, 2015|Italy, Destinations, Life|1 Comment

Having stayed at home in Scotland for the past few months I’ve been suffering a serious case of itchy feet recently. Although I’ve travelled loads throughout Scotland and England and visited plenty of new places and old favourites in the last few months I absolutely can’t wait to get out of the country again for a little while.

On Friday morning […]

1609, 2015

10 Reasons to Visit Italy

By |September 16th, 2015|Travel Tales, Italy, Destinations|4 Comments

Italy is one of my absolute favourite European countries and it’s somewhere I always love returning to. I’m actually heading to Italy at the end of next week, so I’m incredibly excited and can’t wait to be back there.
The food
It wouldn’t be right to write a list about reasons to visit Italy and not include the food. Italian food is […]

308, 2015

Things to Do in Rome That You Shouldn’t Miss

By |August 3rd, 2015|Italy, Destinations, Travel Tips|5 Comments

I’ve been lucky enough to have visited the so-called Eternal City of Rome more than a handful of times and every time I visit I enjoy it even more.

There are some things you just really shouldn’t miss out on seeing and doing during a visit to Rome. Sure, a lot of the things might be incredibly ‘touristy’ but they’re that […]

1707, 2015

Why Summer 2016 Will Be Amazing

By |July 17th, 2015|Travel Tales, Italy, Life|2 Comments

I know it’s only summer 2015 but I’m already planning ahead to summer 2016, and for good reason. My parents, brother, his girlfriend, Thomas and I are planning a fabulous Italian getaway and I’ve been busy organising things for weeks.

We’re flying first to Venice, a city I love and am always excited to return to. My brother Iain and his girlfriend […]

603, 2015

10 Photos To Make You Want To Visit Venice

By |March 6th, 2015|Travel Tales, Italy, Destinations|3 Comments

I’ve been lucky enough to visit Venice more than 10 different times (even visiting 6 times in one month a couple of years ago thanks to a hectic travel schedule and lots of different projects!). Each time I visit Venice I fall more and more in love with the city and I’m always surprised when speaking to people who don’t […]