The final year abroad blog post! It's here! Just as a quick side note before I write about our Tuscan road trip; the week before we left for Tuscany, I got to see my first ever opera! They put on opera showings at the baths of Caracalla every summer, but we managed to get a … Continue reading Tuscany Road Trip!
Ciao a tutti! This weekend, Matt came to visit (as you’ll already know if you follow me on Instagram, I went a little Instacrazy). We had a really great few days, which included the perfect mix of the super touristy things that you sort of have to do if you’re in Rome (they’re super touristy … Continue reading A long weekend in Rome on a budget
Ciao a tutti! I refuse to apologise for the title of this post. I have way too many Rome puns to start apologising so early on. This post is quite overdue because I’ve been so busy setting up my life in Roma! And by that I mean I’ve been finding my way around town, getting … Continue reading Romein’ around town
Ciao a tutti! I’m here! I’ve arrived for Part 2 of my year abroad, and I’m so happy to be here. Italy is apparently not so happy to see me: despite Martina’s cries of, “You’re so, so welcome here!”, Rome has been decidedly grey since I touched down. There have been some really spectacular storms though. … Continue reading Ooooops I’m in Italy!
Ciao a tutti! Happy 2015! I hope you’re all doing well, I hope your exams were bearable and that you’ve broken your New Year’s resolution to lose 20lbs so you can get back to the business of enjoying your life. As I move to Rome the day after tomorrow (I can't believe it either), it’s … Continue reading Italy: the backstory