One of my all-time favourite things is bumping into someone I know in an unexpected location. I've run into an old school mate in Alberta, stayed at a neighbouring resort to a friend from high school in Cuba, and even had a taxi-driver in Egypt who previously lived only a few blocks from my house in … Continue reading A Friend in Florence.
We've all been there as a tourist: we've stopped walking dead in our tracks despite being in a busy location to double-check our map, we've opted for comfortable walking shoes over fashionable footwear, and one or two of you may have even donned a money belt or a forward facing backpack. While these acts certainly … Continue reading How to Spot a Local in Rome.
This morning my mum flew home, and it’s certainly going to be different without her here. We’ve loved having her around, and think that it’s such a special memory for Baby to have, to know his grandma came to visit while he had a short period of living in Rome. We did so much during … Continue reading Ciao Nonna!