Rome – Barcelona | Travel Day

As with all days, the plan was to get up, packed and out early so we could fit in some last sights before leaving for Barcelona. And not one to want to break the habit of a lifetime, it took me longer than hoped to get ready. After tucking into…

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Rome | Roman Ruins, Colosseum And Yet More Ruins

City breaks are anything but relaxing for me. I want to cram in as much as I can while I’m in the city. However, despite my best intentions, I am apparently incapable of getting up and out early! Anything before 11am is an accomplishment, and today’s 10.30am departure was a…

Rome | A Vatican Kinda Day

After the chaos of the crowds yesterday, I was keen to give Rome the chance it deserved and really let myself fall in love with the city. Over a delicious breakfast, the plan was set that we’d head to Vatican City and try to see as many churches as possible…

Rome | Did Someone Say Crowded?

Early morning flights are a great idea until you’re waking up at 3am fumbling around in the dark trying to pack the last minute bits without waking up your boyfriend before you have to. Forget never wake a sleeping child…never wake a sleeping man before it is necessary to! Once…