• Food
  • Final Days in Florence

    Florence: the most authentic Italian experience. My time in Florence has come to end, but my experience here is not over. I will definitely be coming back and visiting this magical city and the groups of friends that I have loyally made here. Florence at your feet Cattedrale di Santa Maria del Fiore “Duomo” Most […]

  • Style
  • Dare to Flare

    Before moving to Italy, I never thought I would like wearing flared trousers. The last time I wore them I was starting secondary school and immediately changed to skinny jeans and cigarette trousers as that was what everyone was wearing back then. Not that it was a long time ago, but feels like years since […]

  • Food
  • The Art of Aperitivo

    ‘Aperitivo hour’ must be the best time of the day in Italy. ‘Going for an aperitivo’ can be an event in itself. Currently a new trend in the London social dining scene, Aperitivo is definitely something the British lack; an Italian Aperitivo is not just a cold beer and a bowl of crisps, it is […]

  • Lifestyle
  • Made in Italy

    As Italy took a day off work for Labour Day on the 1st  of May, the same day the nation was celebrating the inauguration of the Expo in Milan, I took my long weekend with Italian style, dedicating this post to all things Italian. I love living in Florence. Seriously, I didn’t think I would […]

  • Lifestyle
  • Florentine Art

    On the first Sunday of every month, state museums, galleries and baptisteries are free of charge to the public in Florence. Mum and I took this day as an opportunity to visit some of the great museums and galleries that Florence has to offer. This really does take up the whole day, as not only […]

  • Style
  • Alessandro Dari. A Jewellery Paradise.

    Among the historic Renaissance streets in the San Niccolò district of Florence, I was attracted to the unusual pieces of jewellerydisplayed in the store windows of the Florentine goldsmith maestro, Alessandro Dari’s workshop. Naturally, I dragged my cousin and we were both taken to a magical, unique and beautiful jewellery paradise. This was jewellery that I […]