The 6 Things I’ve Learned From Living Abroad [thoughts]

Sorry, this post sat for way too long in my draft folder, hiding behind less philosophical posts like “How to Spend a Day in Bologna” or about my trip to Athens – I think it’s about time to address my past and express a bit of wisdom on the internet! Having finished my AIESEC “internship”…Read more The 6 Things I’ve Learned From Living Abroad [thoughts]

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[Photography] One Day in Bologna

After packing my life into two small bags, I embarked on the most wild adventure of my life, travelling directly from my temporary home of 8 months in Sicily, hitching rides through Italy, flying to Germany, swinging into Prague, flying to Greece, Budapest and then settling in Australia. I took way too many photos and…Read more [Photography] One Day in Bologna

10 Things Backpackers in Europe Know are True

I'M BACK ONLINE! Or at least I'm in one place for more than a few hours. Over the past 30-something days I've been on a wild ride through Europe. I backpacked north through Italy from Sicily to Milan, flew to Munich, hitched a ride to Prague, spent a week in Greece, five days in Budapest, and…Read more 10 Things Backpackers in Europe Know are True

10 Serious Inconveniences about Living in Italy

Ciao a tutti, I just have to tell you, living in the land of carbs, men and wine isn't all spaghetti and rainbows, it can be a really frustrating experience for a few overall reasons: 1. Italian Bureaucracy. Bureaucracy is a huge problem in Italy, where there's a different policy for every situation, and a missing form will get you…Read more 10 Serious Inconveniences about Living in Italy

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The 6 Most Beautiful Places in Taormina

Alternate Title: 6 Reasons To Stop What You're Doing and Go To Taormina Immediately Seriously ragazzi, Taormina is the Sorrento of Sicily. If Rome and Venice made a tiny Sicilian love-child, it would be Taormina. As eloquently put in this Huffington Post article (anything published on Huff Post is SCIENCE, people), Taormina Is Perfection in Sicilian Form: This hilltop…Read more The 6 Most Beautiful Places in Taormina

9 Things You’ll Fall in Love With When Living in Sicily

Sure, you can feel this way after a few days of travelling throughout the rest of Italy, but there’s something about living and breathing a culture that you just can’t get from being a tourist. I had to make sure I said Sicily and not “Italy” because the island has a rather different culture than…Read more 9 Things You’ll Fall in Love With When Living in Sicily

Murano & Burano Island Hopping: How to do it right

Ciao ragazzi 🙂 On my second day in Venice, I had to check out what I heard were some of the most beautiful destinations in Italy: Murano and Burano. #photographersparadise Don’t let the confusing ferry schedules scare you, it’s absolutely worth it to spend a day seeing them both. If you have the time, I’d even…Read more Murano & Burano Island Hopping: How to do it right