• Italy
  • Trastevere: Our Home in Rome


    With a population of over 2.5 million, covering 1300km2 and hosting between 7 and 10 million tourists a year, Rome is the third most visited city in the EU. With its sheer size it’s an overwhelming city to narrow down where to stay in! After hours of trawling the internet we decided on the neighbourhood […]

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  • Foodies in Florence


    That’s a photo of the best gelato that I’ve ever eaten. (Well the half that was left before I remembered I was meant to take a photo!) Actually that’s one tub of four that I demolished in one sitting. I’m not proud of it ok, it just happened! Florence is a foodie’s heaven. The Tuscan area […]

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  • Eating Italy

    Eating Italy

    When we set out on our Europe OE we promised each other we wouldn’t get fat. We were gymming five times a week and cutting the carbs in order to get down to our ‘travel weight’. In just five days we have somehow stacked the pounds back on – it must be a world record, […]