Have you ever been on a metro where you don't have to hold on to anything because the sheer volume of sweaty, smelly bodies around you means that it's impossible to breathe, let alone fall over? I have. I don't think I've ever had so many people in my personal space at one time before. … Continue reading Rome for Beginners: 7 things you should know about the metro
Study abroaders have a bad rap. People don’t like us. With this in mind, what's the point in not reminding people on a daily basis that we're a million times more cultured, intellectual, experienced and intelligent than they will ever be? Here are 10 ways you do everyone a favour and justify the fact that they now find … Continue reading 10 ways to annoy people when you return from your year abroad
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! That time has come. My final Rome update. It’s happening. First things first: it's still hot. It's hotter here at 10.30pm than it is during the height of normal British summer. Second things second: brunch. All of the brunch. It’s been an eventful last few weeks. We discovered Micah P. Hinson on … Continue reading Rome Is Where The Heart Is
I can feel you judging the title of the blog. Stop that. I'm running out of Rome-related titles. Ciao a tutti! It’s been hot this week. Really hot. Like, nearly forty degrees. Too hot for me. Which is why I’m sat at home in my nice air conditioned room, writing to you :) The first thing I … Continue reading Rome wasn’t built in a day