Travel necessities

Travelling – the term I would say is vastly different to a holiday. Long periods away from your home comforts means your packing needs to be on point or you’ll be trawling the shelves of a local supermarket in search of items you can only get on UK soil, which […]


Every challenge is an adventure and every adventure makes you wiser for the next challenge.


Appreciating each morning being woken by the sun glinting through the window and the comfort of knowing you have another day in paradise ahead.

What is love?

Love is being on a long journey together and being utterly content with just the background noise of the hills rolling by.

Fair verona

Ah fair Verona, where we lay our scene. I am obsessed with Romeo and Juliet, specifically Baz Luhrmann’s depiction I might add. Apart from that film – most definitely not filmed in Verona I had no idea what to expect from this place. Would be quiet or busy, full of […]

Como & clooney

Lake Como famous for stunning lakeside villas, yachts and sunshine. Also, George Clooney apparently, not that we saw him. We arrived late in the evening hoping to scope out a sneaky free spot, alas every road was walled either side so no joy from our google map pins. We came […]

Ciao milano

Ah Milan, a place famous for it’s fashion week. I suppose there is much more but for me that is what springs to mind. After previous experiences in the capital (yeah I know I go on about it) we didn’t want to wild camp so instead booked ourselves into a […]

Italian road trip

We drove from Bologna over to Milan but with it being Italy there was plenty to see, do and most importantly taste. First on our list was Modena, the birthplace of balsamic vinegar and despite it being 11am of course we wanted to try some. The oldest and most prestigious […]

Mmmmm bologna

Oh Bologna you truly are one of my favourite Italian destinations. We spent only a couple of days here and we were smitten with it. They say it is the heart if Italian cuisine and boy did we sample some delicious food. I would be the see of a house […]