Rome on film

The third and final stop of our trip was Rome. Despite the capricious weather and a mix of sunburns and soaking clothes, we loved our stay in the eternal city, exploring touristy sites as well as the little streets of residential neighbourhoods. From the breakfasts on our airbnb terrace to late night dessert tiramisu at Pompi, our…

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Where to Eat in Florence

Our time in Italy was mostly spent eating delicious food, or thinking about what delicious food we were going to eat. Needless to say, it was not a 5 a day kind of trip, but rather a gelato a day one.  Which is why I had to dedicate a whole post to the places were we…

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Exploring Florence

After a not so stress-free train ride from Venice, we finally made it to the second stop of our Italian adventures: Florence! Our 2 days exploring this city were made wonderful by the help of my friend Aisha who’s lived there for a couple of months, who let us crash at her place and shared many great addresses…

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How to avoid tourists in Venice

Everyone’s told before they come to Venice how touristy it is. Living in Paris and having lived in Oxford, I deal with tourists every day and have learnt all the tips and tricks to avoid them. But how do you do when you’re the tourist? Here are a few of my tips on how to…

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