Puglia

The whole “college roomate” experience is very much American. I for one am very glad I never had to share my room throughout uni, but I will never be able to introduce a close friend as “my old college roomate”. It is however the case for Julien and his friend Kevin who invited us to…

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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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