Italy Travel

Postcards from Venice

Magical Venezia... Oh Venice, you had me before I even stepped off the train from Rome. With your dreamy blue canal glistening into my window and a magical terracotta rainbow of buildings greeting me in the distance. With each step down narrow passageways and across bridges it feels as if you have blissfully stumbled into a postcard. Where every tone, texture and detail is a piece of art. From th ...

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Italy Travel

Roman Holiday

When in Rome... Last month we had the pleasure of exploring Italy for the very first time. Given my enduring love of pizza, pasta and gelato to say I was excited to visit this part of the world is a serious understatement. Whilst I did expect Rome to be busier tourist wise I still wasn't quite prepared for the seemingly endless busloads of tour groups on my first day. Despite the crowds it was ...

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France Travel

Versailles in Bloom – Visiting the Estate of Trianon

Versailles in bloom... Visiting Versailles before the cooler weather set in was pretty high up on my list, which I had the pleasure of recently checking off one sunny afternoon. Having previously visited the Château during winter on my first visit to Paris years ago, my priority was a relaxed summer picnic by the lake and experiencing the amazing gardens whilst in full bloom. The Estate of Trian ...

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