The stomping ground of the Mafia, full of food and culture, Palermo is a great city to spend hours wandering around and exploring. I have visited this coastal town in Sicily a couple of times, and each time found new places to explore and new cafes to visit, you can tell where my priorities lie. … More Travel Tuesday: Palermo, Sicily
The imposing shadow of Vesuvius sits over Naples, and about a half an hour taxi ride from Naples you find yourself in Pompeii. History buff or not, Pompeii is easily one of the most fascinating places I’ve ever visited. Be warned, it’s baking hot there in the summer, so an early spring visit might be … More Travel Tuesday: Pompeii
Coming from the UK, where food service is an entire different kettle of fish to that in the USA, I knew I would have to get used to the bizarre cultural differences that rear their heads only in restuarants. Firstly, refillable drinks. The only place in the UK known for refillable drinks is the ever … More LA Diaries – How To: Eat
The coastline near Hollywood is a diverse place. The elegant yachts that line Marina Del Ray are barely a stone’s throw away from the notorious (and incredible) Venice Beach. The vast Pacific Ocean lay before you as you stand on the shore and there’s no denying how beautiful the view is, particularly at sunset. I’d … More LA Diaries – How To: Santa Monica and Venice Beach
Sitting on board a plane for the best part of 12 hours or more is never a pleasant experience, but we can make it that bit more bearable by having a few choice items within arm’s reach. Headphones. Whilst the pair provided by the aircraft (if you’re lucky enough to have some) will be okay, … More Long Haul Travel Essentials
I have recently returned from one of my favourite places in the world, California. No trip to California would be complete without a trip to the ever creepy yet enthralling Disneyland and of course, I did just that. This was my first trip to Disneyland in about seven years, so I was perhaps more excited … More LA Diaries – How To: Disneyland
Okay, so we all know The OC has been cancelled for years now, but that doesn’t stop it being one of the most glamorous shows of my teen years, and I will forever hold Adam Brody in my heart. So of course, when visiting California last week, I had to indulge in a bit of … More LA Diaries – How To: Live The OC Life.