Exploring Italy – What does it offer?

If there’s one country that’s guaranteed to provide something for everyone, it’s Italy. With historic sites and plump stone statues at every turn, a delicious pizzeria on every corner, breathtaking mountains and an admirable sunshine record, holidays in Italy are hot stuff. Whatever your favourite style of getaway – whether it’s all inclusive holidays, a…

Getting to know Bologna

I love getting to know a new city especially when I have no expectations and have no plans. For me the best way to explore a city is to not bother with a map, ignore the tourist attractions, wander aimlessly, soak up the atmosphere of local life and watch the comings and goings of the…

#blogville first impressions

In my previous post I told you about Emilia Romagna’s amazing blogville project. Well I am now here in Bologna, the red city. The first thing I noticed whilst walking the alleyways to the blogville apartment was how the red coloured buildings stood out against the blue sky. This colour immediately made the city seem…