Hanging out in Sassi di Matera, UNESCO World Heritage Site 11

Add to Flipboard Magazine. Sassi di Matera Sassi di Matera, a Unesco World Heritage Site is one of the first human settlements in Italy. It was almost abandoned in the 50’s when the government forcefully relocated many inhabitants to the developing modern city. Many returned years later and today the […]

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My Grandmother’s Guide to Newfoundland 16

Add to Flipboard Magazine. Ah, Grandma’s house. A place where kisses were mandatory, tea was properly steeped, and the freezer was always stocked with frozen treats. Since our TV at home only had one station if you balanced the bunny ears properly (I’m not complaining – I grew up outside!), […]


Life is Going Really Well…. And it’s Totally Stressing Me Out. 23

Add to Flipboard Magazine. In the past year, I’ve made it to ten new countries during two separate trips to Europe. I settled into my first “big girl” apartment that is home to just me and my dog; I’ve started making enough money that I no longer struggle between paychecks […]


Beyond Skyscrapers and Shopping: Chicago’s Lincoln Park 9

Add to Flipboard Magazine. The Windy City is pretty famous for a few things: deep-dish pizza, Magnificent Mile shopping, the Sears Tower, and some serious professional sports teams. When imagining the Midwest’s biggest city, most people probably picture the most stereotypical and iconic views of the riverside, skyscrapers, and the pizza […]


Things to do in Verona 9

Add to Flipboard Magazine. Verona, a town known worldwide as the home of Romeo and Juliet has cashed in on the fictional characters from Shakespeare’s love story. The town is filled with tourists doing the pilgrimage to the Casa di Giulietta, Giulietta’s tomb and other spots that may have been […]

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A weekend visit to Lloret de Mar in Spain

A weekend visit to Lloret de Mar in Spain 14

Add to Flipboard Magazine. The year I lived in Spain was one of the best years of my life. Why? It was so easy to travel all over Europe! The best thing about Spain itself was that I didn’t even have to travel out of the country to experience exotic […]


Reasons To Visit Kutná Hora 3

Add to Flipboard Magazine. If you’ve read any blog posts of mine lately, you know that I’ve spent quite a bit of time in Prague and absolutely love that city. I’m not used to staying in one place for too long so it was nice to be able to stay […]


Your mini guide to the neighbourhoods of Copenhagen 8

Add to Flipboard Magazine. If you’ve read any of my recent blog posts, or you’ve been following along on Instagram, you’ll know that I recently took on a challenge to spend a weekend in Copenhagen for under £200. Because I had a limited amount of time (the equivalent of two full days) […]


Things to do in Florence that won’t break the bank 13

Add to Flipboard Magazine. Spending any length of time in a big city can become costly. We recently spent a month in Florence and being on a tight budget we needed to find affordable things to do and eat. We were pleasantly surprised to discover many activities that cost next […]

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The Clever Alternative Chauffeur Service From The Airport 7

Add to Flipboard Magazine. Anyone who travels internationally regularly will have found themselves on a bus or coach heading for the city center in their destination at some point in their travels, or in the back of a cab. The choice to take public transport or a local taxi is […]


The Best Island That Isn’t Actually an Island 23

Add to Flipboard Magazine. From Florence to Salerno I lived in Bangkok, Thailand for just shy of two years, and spent an extensive amount of time visiting as much of the country as I could cram into my vacation time and long weekends. Because of that, I tend to be the go-to recommendation […]


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From Florence to Salerno, an Italian road trip 9

Add to Flipboard Magazine. From Florence to Salerno We’ve been on a few road trips through Italy in the past. We love the freedom and Tim loves to drive. This time we would be heading East, South and then West with our final destination being Salerno where we would drop the car […]