Roma: Days 2 and 3

Day 2 started off with a visit to the Vatican. I remember during my last visit in 2012 the security wasn’t as tight as it is now, so it was much faster to get in. However, four years later, things are different so take that into consideration if you should find yourself planning a visit… Continue reading Roma: Days 2 and 3


Roma: Arrival and Day 1

From Firenze I, Tess, and the parents took a train back to the Italian Capital. After checking in to our Airbnb we did a bit of grocery shopping and came back with a loot of goodies. Then we were off to Trastevere. The last time I was here it was early afternoon so there was… Continue reading Roma: Arrival and Day 1

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Our Airbnb Hits

One of the most common questions I and Tess get when it comes to planning trips is our choice of accommodation. We’re not the type to spend a lot on hotels or five-star resorts so we’re always looking to get the best value for our money; we’d rather spend on food, attractions, and experiences on… Continue reading Our Airbnb Hits


La Dolce Vita: Eating in Rome

After our Firenze holiday it was time to move to take on the capital city of Rome. Tess and I have been before but we were looking forward to going back and eating more! We arrived in the afternoon and after a trip to the nearby grocery (as well as a “homecooked” snack made out… Continue reading La Dolce Vita: Eating in Rome


Firenze (Part 2: Food!)

You’ll be spoilt for choice when it comes to eating in Firenze. Every market, corner bakery, and gelato shop has its own treats and it’s impossible for us to walk away without buying anything. Let’s start our food trip with pasta. In Italy it seems you’re sure to get a good plate of it every… Continue reading Firenze (Part 2: Food!)


Firenze, Italia (Part 1)

After a few relaxing days in Sevilla, Spain we packed our bags and headed to the city of Firenze, better known to many as Florence. We took a plane to Rome and then from Termini station took a train to Firenze. On hindsight we could’ve flown to Pisa then went to Firenze from there but… Continue reading Firenze, Italia (Part 1)