Category: Italy

Verona, Italy

Verona, Italy

Getting Lake Garda and Verona in all in one weekend might sound exhausting- that’s because it is. MB and I had decided two days in Sirmione, on the shore of Garda, and one in Verona, was enough. While I LOVED my time in Sirmione, I could have done with another day in Verona. Its become […]
Lake Garda

Lake Garda, Italy

I had never really thought of Lake Garda and Verona as big places on my travel “to do” list, but MB insisted we get out of London one weekend in early November. It’s been about a year since I was last in Italy (S. and I took a trip to Sicily in November 2015), and […]


A long while back, a good friend of mine talked about a trip she took in which she toured olive oil plantations in Southern Italy. Ever since, I’ve been feeling serious wander envy.Just last year, my flatmate went to Sicily and came back with stunning photos of Mt Etna, and even better stories. So, I […]

Excuses, Excuses

For a writer, I’ve written horrendously little on this blog in the past few months. Actually, ever since I finished NaNoWriMo on November 30th, I have written very little for myself at all, but have rather been working on 18,000 words worth of literary and historical criticism for my classes. Finally, all of that is […]