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When In Rome… Local Eats at Le Felizianerie

When In Rome… Local Eats at Le Felizianerie

Whenever I go to Rome it seems I end up near the Vatican. In our most recent trip just 36 hours to be exact we arrived in Rome around lunch time and were hungry and a bit tired from the bus journey on Flix bus […]

The Importance of Self Care… A Reminder That It’s Okay To Slow Down

The Importance of Self Care… A Reminder That It’s Okay To Slow Down

I was reminded recently how important the balance of work and play is when you are living the long-term travel life. Some days Sean and I have are quite boring, we work, cook food and watch a movie. Other days are full on of experiences […]

Review of Sweet Stay in Rome

Review of Sweet Stay in Rome

Sometimes I just don’t want to deal with Airbnb… and when I don’t, I use booking.com to figure out a place to stay and it hasn’t let me down yet. Caitlin, Sean’s sister came to visit us and her flight arrived just a little too […]

When You Are Feeling Scared But The View Is Hella Good

When You Are Feeling Scared But The View Is Hella Good

If you ever visit the Grotte de Stiffe which I highly recommend then you will also see a small walking path to an old fort. It’s a semi-rocky path at first but the views you are offered are ones that make it worth it. I took […]

7 Things I Love To Do In Rome

7 Things I Love To Do In Rome

I’m lucky, I’ve gotten to go to Rome a few times recently and have stayed and explored in different parts of the city which is why I have compiled this little list of things That I Love To Do In Rome and you might love […]

Local Tips: Grotte de Stiffe

Local Tips: Grotte de Stiffe

I discovered Grotte de Stiffe from the Facebook page Paesaggi d’Abruzzo when they posted an incredible image from Lisa Cipollone about it.  I instantly went to look up how far it was from me in Montefino and if I could go see it. Upon discovering […]

How’d I End Up Here?

How’d I End Up Here?

One Monday in October I was sobbing. It was my day off after having a lovely weekend with friends visiting from America and I was on my couch in an apartment I loved and I was sobbing, like big gasps of air sort of sobbing. […]

Buying Local – Montefino Edition

Buying Local – Montefino Edition

So our biggest expense so far while we’ve been here is actually grocery shopping. We can’t help ourselves! There is so much fresh produce and meat that we would never have been able to afford while in the UK at the quantity and quality that we […]

That One Time Google Maps Tried To Kill Me

That One Time Google Maps Tried To Kill Me

Today I got into our rental which I don’t actually know the brand or type except it is bloody fantastic. It lets me play my music through USB and it turns lights off automatically so that is all one really wants from a car, so […]

Local Eats: Osteria dell’Angelo

Local Eats: Osteria dell’Angelo

No pasta impasta here. This Carbonara was probably the best I’ve ever had. Fun fact about Osteria dell’Angelo it was started by a former rugby player thus why it is full of Rugby memorabilia so do not be thrown off when you first enter the […]