Foppolo, Italy, Budget Ski Resort

The Perfect European Budget Ski Resort

Skiing holidays are notoriously expensive. From accommodation and eating out to hiring your skiing or snowboarding equipment, popular ski resorts are often ridiculously overpriced and absolutely packed. And I suppose that’s one of the reasons I’ve never been drawn to a winter sports trip. I have a finite budget and try to make it stretch as far as possible, so blowing all my cash on … Continue reading The Perfect European Budget Ski Resort

Travel Notes on Milan, Italy

I have just returned from three heavenly carb-filled days in the Italian city of Milan. Although I did spend one day in Italy last year, this was my first ‘official’ trip, so I was beyond excited to finally visit this beautiful country properly. (How I got to 27 without ever having been to Italy, I’ll never know!) So, when I saw some very cheap flights, I promptly booked … Continue reading Travel Notes on Milan, Italy

Driving For The Hell Of It - France to Italy

Driving for the Hell of It – from France to Italy

There’s something refreshing about taking a road trip and not having a set destination. Just driving for the sheer hell of it and seeing where you end up. That’s exactly what I did when I visited my good friend, Laura, in Cannes, South of France. I admitted with total embarrassment that I’d never been to Italy and as Cannes is practically on the French-Italian border, … Continue reading Driving for the Hell of It – from France to Italy