Lisbon 2019

The great thing about my friend Alix – apart from her being a lovely person – is that her job in financial consulting forces her every now and then to move to cool European cities for semi-long periods of time. This is clearly very inconvenient for her, but quite the advantage for her friends, like…

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Ischia Island

Final stop of our Spring Italy trip was the Island of Ischia (because apparently Capri is so yesterday according to Julien). So we hopped on the most dreadful ferry journey of my life (insert picture of me being seasick for an hour) to get to the island. Travelling there off season meant many businesses were…

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Pompei and Caiazzo

Many of the fictions that stirred my childhood were populated by characters of Ancient Greece and Ancient Rome. I grew up reading about the feats of mythological heroes, the prophecies of the oracle of Delphi, and of course, the tragic burial of Pompei under the ashes of the Vesuvius. A visit of the ruins of…

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Naples

Early March, Julien and I flew to the land of pizza. Yes, we ate pizza every day of our trip. No, we didn’t get sick of it (except for the traumatic ferry ride to Ischia… but that’s another story for another time). First thing we did after settling in our little flat, we headed to…

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