Not a Merchant of Venice

Whenever I mentioned to anyone that I would be going to Venice, I would usually be told that there are a lot of tourists around and that the canals can be hard to navigate. Both proved to be true, so much so that I ended up taking the wrong water taxi to Lido on my…

Under the Tuscan Sun

I use the word “sun” very loosely because on my first full day in Tuscany, parts of Cinque Terre (Technically speaking this is outside Tuscany but anyway) rained – right while climbing up all 365 steps to reach the third Terre (Cornigloa). Having spent the past week in Rome and just arriving in Florence (both…

My Roman Holiday

My time in Rome has been incredible, even if I wasn’t a princess and didn’t meet an American journalist with a Vespa. But I did meet some great people who I “roamed” around the city with. (Aiming to throw around as many puns/cliches as I can) The photos I’ve taken don’t do the scenery any…