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A MODERN ODYSSEY

✈ Milano

"The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only one page."
Saint Augustine

July 10, 2018

The Amalfi Coast, Campania, has a long history of great food and is responsible for so many dishes now seen as quintessentially Italian. Travelling here is the ultimate opportunity to gorge yourself on all things fresh and delicious, below is a list of my 3 must eats o...

May 21, 2018

Milan has the luxury of being only a train journey away from so many beautiful places one of those being Lugano, Ticino, in Switzerland. Finding myself with a free day, some wanderlust and a desire to 'travel' solo over a year after my last solo trip, I went online a b...

May 5, 2018

Venice, An Interior was first written by Javier Marías in 1988 and was published in Spanish. When translated it was published in America in 2013 and first released in The Uk in 2016. This book actually came as part of a little 'care package' my mum sent me from England...

May 1, 2018

Here in Italy on Labour day (May 1st) big cities and main tourist attractions can be pretty packed so we decided to head off-the-beaten-track for the little known town of Vigevano of Pavia in Lombardy, Northern Italy. About a 1 hour drive from Milan sits a town steeped...

April 29, 2018

On our latest trip to Bologna we decided to stay in Imola as it was quieter, cheaper, more practical and allowed us to see more of the Emilia-Romagna region, in Northern Italy. Imola is a sleepy, little town close to Bologna that is most famous for its racetrack which...

April 20, 2018

Bologna, the capital of Emilia-Romagna in Northern Italy, is an ancient city and is home to an incredible heritage for food, wine, architecture and education. The historic centre is a sublime blend of Florence's charm and Milan's style. Every street is lacquered with h...

April 15, 2018

As spring dawns in Italy, the weather is starting to warm up and the sun is peeping through rain clouds so I decided that I needed a complete overhaul of my wardrobe. My wardrobe is still swamped with winter jackets and heavy jumpers reminiscent of English weather but...

April 6, 2018

1. Buy a one-way ticket 2. Find somewhere to stay 3. Find a job 4. Get a Codice Fiscale 5. Apply for residency 6. Get healthcare 7. Receive your ID Card. Click here to find out how to do this!

March 8, 2018

A few nights ago I coaxed my way into having the conversation about why Italy needs a #metoo movement and why it doesn't already have one, with my boyfriend. He just confirmed everything I had already thought and gave me some more background information. Seeing as toda...

March 7, 2018

Since moving to Milan and starting a working life, dealing with bureaucracy and settling in, I have found that it's been almost impossible to travel. I have so many plans and so many destinations on my list but for now to fill this void of travelling I stuck with my lo...

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