To whomever reading this, hello and Happy New Year (it’s not saying very much as we’re 5 months into 2017)! If you were keeping watch, I do apologise for the prolonged absence. I’ve had this article brewing at the back … Continue reading Is Hobart (and Cradle Mountain) in Tasmania on your list of holiday destinations?
Firenze (pronounced as “Fee-Ran!-Say”, make sure your pronunciation emphasises exactly where the exclamation mark sits) is Florence in Italian. It’s my personal favourite Italian city. Sure, Rome (“Ro!-Ma”) has its awe-inspiring historical monuments and Venice (Venezia, pronounced “Ver-Ne!-Zia”) has it’s charming … Continue reading A Florentine Holiday (and stopping by Cinque Terre)
Travellers often say that one of the best ways to know a new place well is to get lost in it. On my first and only visit to Reykjavík (thus far), that phrase rang true for me more than ever. Now … Continue reading Sleepless in Iceland
Before you begin reading, why not put on some music – see what I recommend here. I think Barcelona happens to be one of those cities that slightly edges out it’s country’s capital as the better city (no offence to Madrid, I … Continue reading Hola Barcelona!
For the uninitiated, Scandinavia is a collection of three nations – Sweden, Denmark and Norway. A simple way to remember them is that these are those countries whose flags are plain coloured with an off-centre cross spanning across the entire … Continue reading The Modern Day Scandinavian Empire
On one hand, the capital city of Italy is breathtaking with all its epic history and glorious monuments serving as reminders of this once juggernaut empire. Just standing still, looking around and witnessing what is said to be the remnants … Continue reading When in Rome…