Exploring The Vatican

My mum is from Rome. My grandparents are from Rome. I am Italian. And in 25 years I had never seen the Sistine Chapel. #fail – Time to change that! Here’s my itinerary for a quick day in Rome exploring the Vatican, visiting the Vatican Museums, the Sistine Chapel and shopping in Italy’s top department … More Exploring The Vatican

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Christmas Holidays In London

Don’t get me wrong, I enjoyed my Christmas in Sydney. Sun was out, bums were out, BBQs and beers were a must. But nothing screams “CHRISTMAS” like the London feasts, so here’s what to do during the Christmas holidays here in London town. Christmas Christmas Carols in Columbia Road I first ran into the Christmas … More Christmas Holidays In London

Sardinian Nightlife: Costa Smeralda, Clubs and Street Food Festivals

When I’m home, I’m generally boring AF. I don’t go out much, and when I do I follow my friends to whichever bar is popular at the moment. I’m not a huge clubber and, to me, Sardinia doesn’t mean ‘party’… more like ‘sleep on the beach, eat like a pig and tan’. Still, this year … More Sardinian Nightlife: Costa Smeralda, Clubs and Street Food Festivals

Sydney via Sardinia: a day at Pilu at Freshwater

The similarities between my homeland, an island in the middle of the Italian Tyrrhenian sea, and Australia don’t stop just at warm weather and long beaches. I was reminded of that as soon as I walked into Pilu at Freshwater, an oasis of calm that seems miles away from Sydney and could come straight out of … More Sydney via Sardinia: a day at Pilu at Freshwater

Five star dinner at City Social

You haven’t had a real City dining experience until you’ve been to dinner at City Social. City Social is a cocktail bar and restaurant situated inside Tower 42, the third-tallest skyscraper in the City of London and the eighth tallest in Greater London. Built between 1971 and 1980, Tower 42 is one of the oldest skyscrapers … More Five star dinner at City Social

Turkish tapas heaven at Arabica

Arabica Bar & Kitchen is a heavenly restaurant under a railway arch in Borough Market. A Turkish tapas place like no other, you will want to come back for its incredible grilled meat and for its mouth-watering pides.  When we went in, we were all set on Arabica’s grilled meat. We went in to try their intriguing … More Turkish tapas heaven at Arabica

Sant’Ambroeus supper club at Il Cudega

You may have been to a lot of London supper clubs, but you haven’t done it right until you’ve been to dinner at Il Cudega. It took me a few hours at this London Fields dining spot to fall for the cuisine, culture and atmosphere. Here’s a review of their Sant’Ambroeus night. Sant’Ambroeus is Milan’s patron … More Sant’Ambroeus supper club at Il Cudega

Back in 5 minutes: worst kept secret, best restaurant ever

Who are we kidding: we all love hidden, secret restaurants. But Brick Lane’s Back in 5 Minutes, a bloody brilliant restaurant in the back of a shop with out-of-this-world-food, is so much more than that: it’s an incredibly thought-through dining experience you’ll never forget. Run by The Disappearing Dining Club, Back In 5 Minutes hides … More Back in 5 minutes: worst kept secret, best restaurant ever

Day out in Sardinia: boat to the Emerald Coast

It’s a hard life here in Sardinia. Here’s what to do on a day out in Gallura’s Emerald Coast. Wake up at 8 – the heat is going to wake you uo anyway – and head to Nodu Pianu beach to rent a small dinghy for half a day (€145). A dinghy will give you access … More Day out in Sardinia: boat to the Emerald Coast

What to do in Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon is a Southern-European gem where people are friendly, the food is amazing, life is cheap and going around is a pleasure. Read on to find out what to do in Portugal’s capital. It’s easy to find cheap EasyJet tickets to Lisbon from cities such as London or Paris. Once you arrive, you can get to the … More What to do in Lisbon, Portugal