My Travel Bucket List 2017

I love having an endless list of places I want to see and experience. There is always something to book! But it can also be…

Lounging on Lake Como, Italy

Three days on Lake Como is not enough! In that time, I traveled from Milan to Como, then on to Bellagio, and had a wander…

5 Things to Do in Milan

I’ll be honest, I’ve always told people that I don’t like Milan. My first visit was in 2012 and it was less than glamourous. I’m…

When in Rome, Do As the Romans Do

Quando sei a Roma, fai come i Romani. Last stop: Rome! I met Nadine for the last 3 days of my trip for a 28…

Hiking the Cinque Terre

Finally! This is a massive check mark on my travel bucket list. Years ago I got a postcard from my friend Hayley. It was a…

Under the Tuscan Mixed Weather

Before I go home, I have to go back to Tuscany. I took a guided, one-day tour through Sienna, San Gimignano, Pisa, and the hills…

Shoot Me, There’s a Lindt Store

This is a Lindt store in the Piazza del Duomo in Florence. This is my favourite chocolate. I grew up loving this chocolate. I still…

Olivia Goes to the Moleskine Store

Ever had that exciting feeling when you realize that your most favourite thing in the world actually has it’s own store? Like a room full…

I Went to the Opera in Venice

American Mike and I left lovely Vicenza midday and headed for Venice. I took several videos of the city and boats and things, hopefully I…

A Stroll Through Vicenza

Remember Mr. Pentland’s Comparative Civilization class? I wrote an essay, quite randomly, on Andrea Palladio’s architecture. Well, Vicenza is the “City of Palladio.” Naturally I…