Colourful Burano

Burano is a bright, cheery and colourful island in the Venice lagoon, renowned for its handmade lace as well as for its picturesque canals and colourful houses. In fact the island takes its colour palette so seriously that locals must apply to the government before they can paint their houses and can only choose from… Continue reading Colourful Burano


Bellagio, the pearl of Lake Como

There aren't many places like Lake Como. With its epic scenery and panoramic views in all directions, it is an effortlessly romantic travel destination. I loved walking around the small, quaint  villages with Bellagio being one of the best - no surprise that it's referred to as the 'pearl' of the lake! How to get there To… Continue reading Bellagio, the pearl of Lake Como


Pompeii, another tick off the bucket list

Visiting Pompeii was a huge tick off my travel bucket list. The ancient Roman City, destroyed by the erupting Mount Vesuvius in 79AD, has been somewhere I've wanted to go since I was a child. Easy to reach from Naples and Sorrento via the Circumvesuviana train, this is a place not to be missed! I've… Continue reading Pompeii, another tick off the bucket list