Tag: Travel

Observations from a Weekend in London

Observations from a Weekend in London

London Last weekend, we took the short hop over to London to attend Fearne Cotton’s Happy Place Festival in Chiswick House and Gardens. We stayed with good friends’ Aoife and Ben in Hackney and had a lovely weekend eating great food, drinking wine, chatting and […]

Review: La Dispensa di Aquatio, Matera, Italy

Review: La Dispensa di Aquatio, Matera, Italy

La Dispensa di Aquatio We aren’t long back from our honeymoon. For this trip, we decided that instead of going to one place, we would rent a car and have a little Southern Italian adventure. We started in Naples airport, making our way across to […]

Tenerife – April 2018

Tenerife – April 2018

Tenerife We do it every year. Just after Easter we head off as a family for a few days. In a time of busy lives, foster siblings and numerous other distractions, it’s nice to get away for a few days with the family. This year […]

Puglia, August 2017 – Lecce

Puglia, August 2017 – Lecce

Ali and I have visited lots of Italian cities in the middle and north of the country over the past few years (Rome, Florence, Bologna, Pisa, Turin), so we felt it was time to explore the southern regions! Originally I was researching a holiday in […]

Florence & Bologna – April 2016

Florence & Bologna – April 2016

I’ve always felt a certain affinity to Italy. I’m not sure why or how this connection started, we never travelled there on holidays or have any Italian blood in the family. Despite this, I switched my football allegiance from Man Utd to Juventus before my […]

Barcelona 2015

Barcelona 2015

Barcelona 2015 On a dark and dreary Wednesday morning in February I left Ali and our little zoo behind to head for Barcelona with my parents and little-bigger brother. After our trip to Rome last year we decided to make it a yearly event to […]

Rome – Easter 2014

Rome – Easter 2014

Rome 2014 An Easter holiday in beautiful Rome was the perfect break from my crazy work schedule of the the last few months. My parents, little (bigger) brother Shane, Ali and I headed off to the Eternal City for a five day trip. For my […]