How to Take Better Travel Photos

How to Take Better Travel Photos in 5 Easy Steps


One thing I get asked about a lot is my photos. I also get a lot of compliments about them too, which means the world to me because I’m not an expert or professional by any stretch. Taking photos is simply something I have always enjoyed doing. That’s why I do it and I have found that the more I…

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Lago Di Carezza

Lago Di Carezza – The Must See Rainbow Lake of the Dolomites


It should come as no shock to you guys that I’m a water baby. Perhaps a fish is a more accurate description, but either way, it is safe to say that I love being around the water. Here in Italy, I have been very lucky to find some magnificent bodies of water in the form of lakes in the mountains…

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public transport friendly day trips from vicenza

5 Public Transport Friendly Day Trips From Vicenza


So you have just arrived in Vicenza, don’t have your car yet but want to get started exploring your surroundings. Where do you start? It’s easy to be overwhelmed by the sheer amount of things to do here in Italy but rest easy because I have prepared a guide of 5 public transport friendly day trips from Vicenza to get…

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Glamping in slovenia

7 Undeniable Reasons to go Glamping in Slovenia


I was very lucky this past weekend to have had the opportunity to go glamping in Slovenia at a wonderful local campground called Adrenaline Check. After only a three hour drive, I walked up a small path between the trees, excited to see what the weekend would have in store for me.

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survive deployment

How to Survive Deployment – The Brutal First 48 Hours


If you follow me on social media, I’m sure you’re aware that last week was rough on me. My husband leftย for deployment just 3 months after we moved here to Italy. We had been apart for 10 months prior and it felt like we had just settled in toย our new home together then *poof* he was gone, and there I…

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The Hidden Hiking Treasure of Lago Di Senaiga


Happy September everyone! Can you believe how fast the year has flown by? I’m still in shock that we are in September to be honest and it feels like just yesterday we were welcoming in 2016! A lot has happened this year which is perhaps why it flew by so quickly, and I just hope that all of our coming…

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travel fears

5 Crippling Travel Fears & How to Overcome Them


Whether you are a newbie or a seasoned traveller, one thing we all have in common is that we all have travel fears. And rightfully so. Day in and day out we are bombarded with news and images about just how scary the world can be.

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Lago Di Corlo

Unexpected Adventures at Lago Di Corlo


The grandeur setting of Lago Di Corlo will leave you inspired and feeling very small. Nestled between lush mountains, the large lake oozes serenity makingย it the perfect place to relax and enjoy a picnic with friends. There is free parking, grassed areas, water activities with equipment to rent and even campgrounds nearby that have a private beach entrance for campground…

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Traveling with pets

My Top 7 Tips for Traveling with Pets


When we found out we were moving to Italy my first priority was getting my two furry princesses, Bella and Coco Chanel, ready to move. We had 30+ hours of travel ahead of us with the dogs at our feet, followed by a transition phase of living in a hotel so it definitely got a little tricky and stressful for…

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Tuscan Getaway

A Dream Tuscan Getaway with Agriturismo La Fontaccia


When I say ‘Tuscany’ what comes to your mind? For me, it was all about the rolling hills with vineyards for days, sweeping countryside landscapes, good food, better wine and sunflower fields. I had never been to Tuscany before so this imagery that had made its way into my mind through movies and travel pictures had become my dream vision…

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