In 2014 I went through a particularly stressful time at work when eventually I realised the rut I was in and the impacts this was having on me personally, physically and emotionally. It was only then that I knew I had to follow my heart and take a long, hard earned break. This prompted me to apply for 6 months … Continue reading What happened when I followed my heart…
Ischia is the biggest island in the Gulf of Naples. I did a day trip to Baia di Sorgeto (on the southwest coast) last year to visit the popular hot springs. I didn't know what to expect because I'd never been to hot springs before. It wasn't the easiest of places to find but was … Continue reading Hot Springs in Ischia
I haven't always loved ricotta canolis because cheese in a dessert never sounded appealing to me until I tried it... When I got to Taormina in Sicily I quickly found out it was where they originated from and they became a staple in my diet for the week I was there. My search for the best … Continue reading My favourite Italian dessert
One of the things I love about European culture is the way they celebrate events... I don't know what the occasion was when I took this video in August last year in Via San Cesareo Sorrento, or if there needed to be one, but it definitely made my night and put a big smile on … Continue reading Street performance in Sorrento
For someone who didn't watch Game of Thrones, I was in awe when I was in Northern Ireland last year and visited the Dark Hedges.. There was something mysterious, enchanting and mystical about them.. Oh and btw, I still don't watch the show.
Reminiscing about this home made pasta I had in Sant'Agnello, Italy in August last year. It was made with fresh herbs, local olive oil and octopus that we caught earlier that day in Capri.. Yummo😋