During our month in Italy we were hoping to spend a few days exploring Florence. But circumstances forced us to stay in Rome during the time we’d allocated for it. In the end that worked out pretty well: the kids got to see Rome for the first time, and we […]
Travel curse strikes again!
Dropped. Squashed. Lost. Dropped. Lost. Survived. No, that’s not a strange new take on the fates of Henry VIII’s wives; it’s actually the fate of my sunglasses during my travels over the last few years! Sadly, among my family and friends, it’s become expected that I’ll either lose or damage […]
There’s very little time left until I go to Italy for a month *eek* Following on from my previous Italy planning post, I wanted to write an update about where I’m at now in the planning stage, and what’s still left to do. What’s been happening? There’ve been periods of […]
Bad puns aside, I’m going to Italy; initial flights were booked nearly 6 months ago, and now the trip is getting excitingly and frighteningly close. Why Italy? My only experience of Italy so far was a trip to Rome around 8 years ago – I loved it. The country has […]