foodie

An Ode to Gelato: Top 5

There is nothing like dessert cravings on a beautifully sunny afternoon. I know what you’re thinking. Hasn’t she learned her lesson from her last sweet treats craving? I hear you loud and clear. To answer your question … I did. I have taken to over emphasizing [to every establishment] my known allergens. Most understand, and… Continue reading An Ode to Gelato: Top 5

Wanderlust

Riccione: A Touristic Paradise

Whenever I think that I've had my "best city yet" moment another one comes along to surprise me. I started off the week by visiting Riccione. Though the day was hardly perfect beach weather, I saw a snippet of what the saying, "life's a beach," meant on this side of Italy. Riccione is by far… Continue reading Riccione: A Touristic Paradise

Art, Wanderlust

Roaming in Ascoli Piceno: Pinacoteca Civica di Ascoli Piceno

With my face primarily back to what I was used to seeing in front of the mirror (see Roaming with Allergies ), I took advantage of the amazing weather to go and explore Ascoli Piceno. Thankfully the travel to Ascoli Piceno was less hazardous than my attempts to visit Fano and Senigallia. Whilst out there, I was able to… Continue reading Roaming in Ascoli Piceno: Pinacoteca Civica di Ascoli Piceno

Health

Roaming with Allergies

Currently I resemble, what I imagine to be, a newborn alien. Or as my younger brother would say: Sam Cassell. If you are fortunate to have never had an allergic reaction in your life then kudos to you. Like many, I walk around in fear that a meal I was about to devour could end… Continue reading Roaming with Allergies

Wanderlust

Pip,pip. Cheerio!

My week in Londontown was amazing. First of all, my Mother was there -- to celebrate her birthday (and I'd like to think because she really missed her only daughter). Secondly, my Auntie D, Uncle E and Cousin S were extremely accommodating and hospitable. I couldn't have asked for a better time spent! It felt… Continue reading Pip,pip. Cheerio!