Homesickness Doesn't Mean You're Not Happy

I remember very clearly the first time I understood how it felt to be homesick. I was sitting on my little single bed, in a rather empty, large and lofty room, in my new flat in Verona.

Wanderlisting: 4 Dreamy Summer Airbnbs

Summer is almost over *despairs*. In these last few days of August and the beginnings of a warm September, we’ve still got just enough time to book a last-minute escape and say “ARRIVEDERCI!” to Autumn and Winter, and reality, for one…

The (Wet) Road to Lago Blu

Last Sunday we decided to head for Lago Blu, an alpine lake in Breuil-Cervinia, Valle d’Aosta. I’ve never had much opportunity to experience hiking before this Summer, and I’m really basking in all of these mountain walks I’m going on.

Walking on Ice, Täby, Sweden

On a rainy January afternoon, I must have been feeling stir-crazy, because when my dad phoned me saying he was heading to Sweden for a few days and wanted some company, my flights were being booked as we hung up.

The Local's Guide to Dublin

As an Irish native and having studied in Dublin, I do know a thing or two about this boisterous city that may help you experience a different, more authentic side of Dublin when you find yourself in our fair city,…

The Tourist's Guide to Dublin

I feel like it’s sometimes looked down on when people travel to someplace new, and they do all the cliche, touristy stuff. Going off the beaten track is always a good idea, as it’s great trying to find someplace untouched…

August in Positano

We rounded off our Italian experience last August with a trip to Positano. These few days saw us lounging on a (borrowed) yacht while taking in the picture-perfect views  of the Amalfi coast.

24 Hours in Cinque Terre

Cinque Terre is one of my favourite Italian coastlines. The picturesque, old-style fishing villages situated on the Italian Riviera are definitely a must-see on any trip to Italy.

First Time Boarders!

Ski season is here again so we want to share our snowboarding experience with you on the new blog. This time last year we were both living in Verona, tanning ourselves by Lake Garda in February(!), with very little responsibility. We…