How to spend the perfect weekend in Genoa, Italy

It may not be as “Insta-famous” as some of its Italian neighbours but Genoa has everything you could wish for in an Italian city break: historic architecture, heaps of culture, and a food scene to die for (this is the city that invented pesto, after all… need I say… View Post

A day trip to Cinque Terre: 5 things to know before you go

Last year, I ticked a big old wish off my travel bucket list and finally made it to the world-famous Cinque Terre region in Italy with my lovely friend FoodNerd4Life. Cinque Terre literally translates as “Five Lands” and these five colourful fishing villages are without a doubt one of… View Post

A first-timer’s guide to Taormina, Sicily

In Spring 2016, I finally got the chance to visit Sicily – the exotic land of my ancestors and somewhere that’s been on my bucket list for as long as I can remember. The whole trip was a sort of pilgrimage for me to discover my heritage and to… View Post