My Favourite Italian City – Bassano Del Grappa

Travelled in: 2015 – 2018 You’ve probably never heard of it, but Bassano Del Grappa is a small city in Northern Italy. It is located about an hour outside of Venice, close to Vicenza. I hadn’t heard of it either until a few years ago when I was approached to apply for a job based […]

Rialto Bridge, Venice

An ex-expats guide to Venice…

Travelled in: Multiple trips between 2015 – 2017 Being an ex-expat of the Veneto region in Italy I get asked a lot for my best Venice recommendations. I lived one hour out of Venice, so managed to visit multiple times during my time living in Italy. This means of course I have plenty of tips and hidden […]

Bobbio, Barzio

Surviving the slopes – My first time skiing…

Travelled in: January 2018 A couple of weeks ago I tried a brand new sport, skiing! I had never really thought about going skiing until last year. For my birthday my boyfriend decided it was time for me to learn how to ski, so he bought me skiing lessons at The Snow Centre in Hemel […]

Marina Grande, Sorrento

Throwback Thursday to Sorrento…

May 1st bank holiday is coming up this weekend and this year I am off to the Cotswolds for a little British getaway. I rarely travel in England, so thought this was a good opportunity to see a place in my own country I have never been, so watch out for a post on that […]

Bassano Del Grappa

Living in Italy, the good, the bad and the ugly…

In 2015 I was offered a job as a buyer for a well known denim brand. The job was based in Northern Italy, in a town I had never heard of, about an hour and a bit outside of Venice. I had just come back from travelling and was itching to go away again, so […]

Lasize, Garda Lake

Bellissimo Lago di Garda…

Travelled in: Multiple trips in 2015/2016 Lake Garda or Lago di Garda, (if you want to go by the Italian name), is located in Northern Italy. It is the largest lake in the country, making it a popular holiday destination for not only the Italians, but also the Germans and Austrians who drive across the borders […]

Venice

10 Tips For A Trip To Venice…

Travelled in: Multiple trips in 2015/2016 So for the most part of 2015/16 I had the pleasure of living in Northern Italy, I was based in a town called Bassano Del Grappa, which is located about one hour by train north west of Venice. I was fortunate enough to spend many weekends in Venice throughout my time in […]