Four Days in Osaka, Japan

Four Days in Osaka, Japan

Kon’nichiwa, my travel loving friends! Hello! I hope this post finds you in the mood for a spot of armchair travelling, because I’m here to share my penultimate Japanese guide with you: Four Days in Osaka, Japan! In case you missed it, Husband and I 

A Food & Drink Guide to Kyoto, Japan

A Food & Drink Guide to Kyoto, Japan

Hi, sweet friends! I hope this post finds you well! I’m here today to share – if I may say so myself – an exceptionally exciting post: A Food & Drink Guide to Kyoto, Japan! It’s the companion piece of sorts to last week’s post 

Four Days in Kyoto, Japan

Four Days in Kyoto, Japan

Hello friends! Happy weekend! It is my absolute pleasure to be bringing you a brand new + sparkly city guide: Four Days in Kyoto, Japan! In case you missed it, Husband and I went on honeymoon to Japan in January and spent two glorious weeks 

36 Hours in Shibuya, Tokyo

36 Hours in Shibuya, Tokyo

SURPRISE! Hello again, friends! Happy Sunday! How are you? I know it’s literally only been three days since I last dropped in to post something, but I was really feeling the momentum and I am so psyched to share again with you today!! I am 

A Morning in Asakusa, Tokyo

A Morning in Asakusa, Tokyo

Sweet friends, hello! Happy Thursday! How are you keeping? I don’t often stop by on a weekday, but I’m here to belatedly deliver a post I promised for last week: A Morning in Asakusa, Tokyo. I had the very best of intentions to share it 

Four Days in Shinjuku, Tokyo

Four Days in Shinjuku, Tokyo

Hiiii, friends! Hello! Happy Saturday! I hope this post finds you in the mood for a spot of armchair travelling, because I’m here to share my first Tokyo travel guide with you! As you probably already know, Tokyo is absolutely! ginormous!, and to save ourselves 

Two Weeks in Japan | Our Honeymoon Itinerary

Two Weeks in Japan | Our Honeymoon Itinerary

Hello, lovely people! Hi! I’m here this fine Spring day to share my latest travel guide with you: Two Weeks in Japan | Our Honeymoon Itinerary! In January of this year, two months after getting married, Husband and I set out for a country on 

Japan Travel Tips | Notes From Our Honeymoon

Japan Travel Tips | Notes From Our Honeymoon

Kon’nichiwa, friends! Hello!! How the heck are you? I am absolutely BUZZING with excitement to share this post – my first ever Japanese guide! It is with great pleasure that I bring you: Japan Travel Tips | Notes From Our Honeymoon! I’ll be sharing a 

Two Days in Modena | Our Mini-Moon in Italy

Two Days in Modena | Our Mini-Moon in Italy

Hello sweet friends! Welcome to Two Days in Modena | Our Mini-Moon in Italy; the third and final post in my mini-moon series! The previous two posts in the series cover all things Bologna and Ravenna, and they can be found here and here, respectively. 

Two Days in Ravenna | Our Mini-Moon in Italy

Two Days in Ravenna | Our Mini-Moon in Italy

Hello, happy Thursday, friends! Thanks for stopping by my little corner of the internet on this fine almost-but-not-quite Friday! I’m here this morning to share, if I may say so, a wonderful new travel guide with you: Two Days in Ravenna | Our Mini-Moon in 

Three Days in Bologna | Our Mini-Moon in Italy

Three Days in Bologna | Our Mini-Moon in Italy

Hello lovely people! Happy weekend! How are you? I hope you have something nice & cozy planned for yourself! I am literally about to step out the door for coffee with a friend, but I needed to share this with you first! It gives me 

6 Things to See in Monaco

6 Things to See in Monaco

*POST UPDATED MARCH 2024. Sweet friends, hello! Happy Wednesday! I hope this post finds you well and in the mood for a spot of armchair traveling! Personally, I’m never not in the mood for armchair traveling, so; I’m here this morning to share my latest 

Five Days on the French Riviera: Nice

Five Days on the French Riviera: Nice

*POST UPDATED MARCH 2024. Hi friends! Happy Wednesday! How are you this fine sunny morning? I myself am caffeinating & checking my phone x100 times a second to hear updates from my mom after her knee op yesterday – but that’s a story for our 

A Quick Guide to Villefranche-sur-Mer, France

A Quick Guide to Villefranche-sur-Mer, France

*POST UPDATED MARCH 2024. Friends, hello! Happy Saturday! I hope this post finds you well, in full weekend relaxation mode, with plans for a lovely night ahead. I myself have some wonderfully cozy evening plans to curl up in front of the TV & watch 

Two Unexpected Yet Wonderful Days in Pisa, Italy

Two Unexpected Yet Wonderful Days in Pisa, Italy

*POST UPDATED MARCH 2024. Hello, sweet friends! Happy Wednesday! I hope this post finds you warm, cozy, and in the mood for a spot of armchair travelling! I’m here today to share a long overdue guide with you: Two Unexpected Yet Wonderful Days in Pisa, 

Festive Florence in December

Festive Florence in December

*POST UPDATED JUNE 2024. Hello friends! How are you? Did you have a good Christmas break? I absolutely love these days in-between Christmas and New Year’s – made for lounging in your comfy pants, eating leftovers, and watching alllll the movies. We’ve been doing plenty 

Eating Our Way Around Halifax, Nova Scotia

Eating Our Way Around Halifax, Nova Scotia

*POST UPDATED MARCH 2024. Hiiii, friends! Welcome to my fourth and final Canadian travel guide for the foreseeable future: Eating Our Way Around Halifax, Nova Scotia! In case you missed it, Fiancé & I spent ten days in Atlantic Canada back at the end of 

An Afternoon in Downtown Dartmouth, Halifax

An Afternoon in Downtown Dartmouth, Halifax

*POST UPDATED JUNE 2024. Sweet sweet friends, hello! How are you? We’re having a really productive week in regards to wedding planning, but a pretty meh one in regards to everything else. But I’m hopeful that things will start looking up as we get closer 

Two Days in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia

Two Days in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia

*POST UPDATED MARCH 2024. Hello hello! Happy Wednesday, friends! I hope this post finds you with a steaming cup of coffee & a hankering for a light bit of armchair travelling. I’m thrilled to bring you the second installment of my Canadian travel posts today: 

Exploring Summerside, Prince Edward Island

Exploring Summerside, Prince Edward Island

*POST UPDATED MARCH 2024. Hi, friends! I hope this post finds you well and in a good mood, because otherwise my overwhelmingly happy tone will likely irritate you! It brings me so much joy to share with you today: Exploring Summerside, Prince Edward Island. Aka, 

A Stopover in Cologne, Germany

A Stopover in Cologne, Germany

*POST UPDATED MARCH 2024. Hi friends! As you may or may not know, Fiancé & I recently visited the western German city of Cologne. A trip to Germany wasn’t initially on the cards for us this summer, but when we ran into an extortionately priced 

72 Hours in Bologna, the Emilia-Romagna Capital

72 Hours in Bologna, the Emilia-Romagna Capital

*POST UPDATED MARCH 2024. Ciao ragazzi! Happy Monday! Welcome to my fourth and final Italian travel offering for the foreseeable future: 72 Hours in Bologna, the Emilia-Romagna Capital. Fiancé & I love love LOVE all things Bologna, so I’m super excited to be sharing this 

A Week in San Donato in Poggio, Tuscany

A Week in San Donato in Poggio, Tuscany

*POST UPDATED MARCH 2024. Hello friends, happy Wednesday! I hope this post finds you well-rested and enjoying a large mug of coffee. I’m dropping by just briefly to share my latest travel offering: A Week in San Donato in Poggio, Tuscany. I’m especially excited to 

Three Days in Florence, Italy

Three Days in Florence, Italy

*POST UPDATED MARCH 2024. Hi friends! As you know, Boyfriend – who has subsequently become Fiancé!! – and I visited Italy recently for a week long trip to celebrate a big birthday with his family. Naturally, we tacked a few days on to each end 

Our Engagement in Bologna, Italy

Our Engagement in Bologna, Italy

*POST UPDATED MARCH 2024. Oh my gosh, helllloooo friends! I’m so glad you’re here! Hopefully you’re well, with some nice plans for the weekend ahead. Boyfriend – or should he be referred to as Fiancé from here on out? – and I are settling back 

A Return to Westport, Ireland

A Return to Westport, Ireland

*POST UPDATED MARCH 2024. Hi, friend! Happy Wednesday! If you read my February Monthly Musings post, you’ll know that Boyfriend and I recently had the opportunity to visit one of our very favourite little towns in Ireland: Westport! Pre-pandemic, we used to visit the Co. 

Visiting Vianden, Luxembourg’s Prettiest Town

Visiting Vianden, Luxembourg’s Prettiest Town

*POST UPDATED MAY 2024. Hello friends, happy Wednesday! I’m chasing my tail a bit here, but I’m finally getting around to sharing the follow up to my first Luxembourg post: Visiting Vianden, the prettiest little town! Vianden is located in the north of Luxembourg, and 

A Long Weekend in Luxembourg

A Long Weekend in Luxembourg

*POST UPDATED MAY 2024. Sweet friends, hello! I hope this post finds you happy and healthy, hopefully with a hot coffee nearby. I’ve been a little out of whack lately, but finally I managed to muster up some energy & finish off this post. It 

A Quick Guide to Saint-Émilion, France

A Quick Guide to Saint-Émilion, France

*POST UPDATED JUNE 2024. Bonjour mes amies! Besides ‘croissant’ that’s pretty much the extent of my French – so how are you? In keeping with the spirit of today’s post, I hope this finds you eating a baguette or wearing a beret. I am doing 

Eating Our Way Around Bordeaux, France

Eating Our Way Around Bordeaux, France

*POST UPDATED MARCH 2024. Hi friends! How the heck are you? I hope this post finds you well – ideally, enjoying a mid-morning break with a cup of coffee at arm’s reach. I’m here today to share my Bordeaux travel guide with you and wow, 

One Night in Naples, Italy | Visiting the Amalfi Coast Part III

One Night in Naples, Italy | Visiting the Amalfi Coast Part III

*POST UPDATED JUNE 2024. Hello, sweet friends! I hope this post finds you well and not too overwhelmed with your Christmas to-do list. I’m taking a quick moment in between gift-wrapping and festive baking to share the third and final installment in my Amalfi coast 

Two Days in Amalfi & Positano | Visiting the Amalfi Coast Part II

Two Days in Amalfi & Positano | Visiting the Amalfi Coast Part II

*POST UPDATED JUNE 2024. Hello friends! Welcome to part ii of my Amalfi Coast travel series: Two Days in Amalfi and Positano! In case you missed it, part i was all about the lovely hilltop town of Ravello and you can read that here. Part 

Ravello Travel Guide | Visiting the Amalfi Coast Part I

Ravello Travel Guide | Visiting the Amalfi Coast Part I

*POST UPDATED JUNE 2024. Hello friends! It feels so great to be bringing you this piece today: my first travel post in over a year! Allow me to present to you: my Ravello Travel Guide, Visiting the Amalfi Coast Part I! Covid put a lot 

Where to Travel to in Ireland This Summer

Where to Travel to in Ireland This Summer

POST UPDATED APRIL 2022. Hello friends, happy Wednesday! How are you this week? I hope the gloomy weather hasn’t gotten to you. I’m here today to distract you with thoughts of the long summer days to come – perhaps in a different part of the 

Seven Days on the Dingle Peninsula, A Staycation Guide

Seven Days on the Dingle Peninsula, A Staycation Guide

*POST UPDATED MARCH 2024. Hi friends! How are you this fine Wednesday? I’m so excited to announce a new series on the blog – staycation guides! Now, more than ever, I find myself mooching around the internet, looking for Irish staycation ideas. With that in 

Bologna, A Love Letter

Bologna, A Love Letter

*POST UPDATED MARCH 2024. Happy Wednesday, friends! I hope this post finds you well. Today I’m dropping in to share the fifth & final post in my Tuscan travel guide series: Bologna, A Love Letter. In case you missed it, earlier posts in the series 

Castellina in Chianti | A Guide to Tuscany’s Most Overlooked Village

Castellina in Chianti | A Guide to Tuscany’s Most Overlooked Village

*POST UPDATED MARCH 2024. Friends, welcome to part four of my five-part Tuscan travel series! In this segment, I’m spilling the fagioli on one of Tuscany’s most overlooked gems: Castellina in Chianti. Just to recap quickly, earlier in this series I shared An Ode to 

A Quick Guide to Siena, Italy

A Quick Guide to Siena, Italy

*POST UPDATED MARCH 2024. Hello again, friends! Today I’m sharing part three in our five-part Tuscany travel series: A Quick Guide to Siena. To recap, our first post was An Ode to Florence, and our second post dished the deets on spending 24 Hours in 

24 Hours in San Gimignano

24 Hours in San Gimignano

*POST UPDATED MARCH 2024. Friends, hi! Welcome to the second post in my five-part segment about all things Tuscany: 24 Hours in San Gimignano! Last month, I shared An Ode to Florence and today I’m sharing everything we loved about the hilltop town of San 

An Ode to Florence, Italy

An Ode to Florence, Italy

*POST UPDATED MARCH 2024. Friends, hi! It’s been a hot second since I posted any travel content & I thought we could all do with a bit of armchair travelling right about now, wouldn’t you agree? Last September, Boyfriend & I went gallivanting through Tuscany 

Lyon, France : The Highlights

Lyon, France : The Highlights

*POST UPDATED MARCH 2024. Hello friends! Today’s post is going to be a super quick glimpse at our time spent in Lyon, France. This was one of those rare trips where I had decided in advance that there wouldn’t be a blog post to follow, so 

Berlin Travel Guide | 4 Days in the German Capital

Berlin Travel Guide | 4 Days in the German Capital

*POST UPDATED MARCH 2024. Hello, sweet friends! Welcome to our very first travel piece of the decade: Berlin Travel Guide | 4 Days in the German Capital! It took me a long while to finish off & perfect, but I hope you’ll agree with me 

A Weekend in Kilkenny, Ireland

A Weekend in Kilkenny, Ireland

*POST UPDATED MARCH 2024. Hi friends, welcome to a new travel post! Today we’re sharing everything we know & love about the beautiful medieval city of Kilkenny! This post has been three years in the making, so I’m excited to finally share it! We visited 

24 Hours in Galway, Ireland

24 Hours in Galway, Ireland

*POST UPDATED MARCH 2024. Hello friends, happy Sunday! Today I’m taking the opportunity to share a little something I’ve been working on: 24 Hours in Galway. What I’ve created below is a small guide, retracing the steps my mum, my sister, & I took earlier 

Italian Adventures Part II: Bologna

Italian Adventures Part II: Bologna

*POST UPDATED MARCH 2024. Finally, the time has come. Welcome to Italian Adventures Part II: Bologna! Boyfriend introduced me to the gorgeous city of Bologna not long after we got together, and I can’t help but wonder if that’s why it holds such a special 

Italian Adventures Part I: Florence

Italian Adventures Part I: Florence

*POST UPDATED MARCH 2024. Friends, welcome to Part I of our Italian Adventures: Florence! I’m so excited to share this travel guide with you! It has been such a long time in the making and I’m dying to tell you about all of our favourite 

Vienna in December

Vienna in December

*POST UPDATED MARCH 2024. One of my all time favourite things to do around the holidays is to visit the Christmas markets in a new city. Europe does Christmas markets on a whole different level, and I try to get away to experience a new 

Munich City Guide

Munich City Guide

*POST UPDATED MARCH 2024. Last Christmas, my sister very generously gifted Boyfriend & I plane tickets to Munich. The plan was to bring Boyfriend around, introduce him to our relatives, and prove how easy it is to fall for the city of our childhood. My 

Four Days Avoiding the Royal Wedding in Hampstead, London

Four Days Avoiding the Royal Wedding in Hampstead, London

*POST UPDATED MARCH 2024. Friends, Boyfriend & I made a boo-boo. We looked at the calendar, randomly selected dates, booked flights and a non-refundable hotel in London. Honestly, we never thought anything more about it until shortly before our departure day, when a well-meaning parent 

A Wander Guide: Barcelona, Spain

A Wander Guide: Barcelona, Spain

*POST UPDATED MARCH 2024. Barcelona. My sister’s favourite place in Europe. A city in which I’d only spent a few fatigued days after finishing the Camino many years ago, and somewhere my mother had never visited. We allotted four days, just long enough to wander 

Four Days in Amsterdam, Holland

Four Days in Amsterdam, Holland

*POST UPDATED MARCH 2024. There’s something magical about Amsterdam. I recently visited the Dutch capital for the second time, and still I have trouble explaining to people what is so captivating about it. I can never quite get across how genuinely crooked all of the 

A Wander Guide: Paris

A Wander Guide: Paris

*POST UPDATED MARCH 2024. Paris owns my heart. It’s the one city that keeps dragging me back time & time again. This past October was my sixth time visiting, and still it amazes me that a city so smooth & polished can at the same 

7 hours in Cork, Ireland

7 hours in Cork, Ireland

*POST UPDATED MARCH 2024. You’re probably thinking, how does one come to spend seven hours in Cork? Well. It takes three hours to drive from Dublin city centre to Cork. It also takes forty minutes to get from where I live into Dublin city centre. 

Eating & Drinking in Edinburgh, Scotland

Eating & Drinking in Edinburgh, Scotland

*POST UPDATED MARCH 2024. Warning: this Eating & Drinking in Edinburgh, Scotland post contains a lot of recommendations about, funnily enough, drinking & eating. It will likely make you hungry, thirsty for a beer, and perhaps intrigue you into looking up flight prices. Read on 

Exploring Copenhagen, Denmark

Exploring Copenhagen, Denmark

*POST UPDATED MARCH 2024. This coming September, I will have known one of my best friends for twelve years. That’s half of my lifetime & a rather impressively long time to still enjoy another’s company. We’ve spent a heck of a lot of time together 

Bremen, Germany

Bremen, Germany

*POST UPDATED MARCH 2024. This might sound weird, but I can remember the exact moment when I decided that I wanted to go to Bremen. I was 17, & I was studying for my final German exam ever. The paper I was studying was about 

Winter Weekend in Westport

Winter Weekend in Westport

*POST UPDATED MARCH 2024. Friends, I have to be honest with you: Westport was never one of the places on my “to-go list”. Why would I want to go to a small town tucked away in the back arse of nowhere? A trip to Westport 

Notting Hill Workshop

Notting Hill Workshop

*POST UPDATED MARCH 2024. The blue door. Meeting the woman who inspired me to begin my own food blog. Eating my heart out. Meeting like-minded new people. Getting to see how actual real food bloggers construct a scene (because obviously I’m not a real one). 

London, UK

London, UK

*POST UPDATED MARCH 2024. Our weekend in London started out a bit differently from pretty much any trip I’d been on before. Boyfriend had told me two days before my birthday that we were flying somewhere & that I’d need to pack a bag for 

Walking the Camino de Santiago, A Photo Guide

Walking the Camino de Santiago, A Photo Guide

*POST UPDATED MARCH 2024. Hello, friends! I’m here today to share a post that is very near and dear to my heart – Walking the Camino de Santiago, A Photo Guide. Along with my friend Karen, I walked the Camino in the summer of 2014,