How to Plan a Small Family Wedding in Italy – or not!

Planning a wedding in Italy is easy if you have the right friends and support! Read to the end to see a video of Chris crying...

From South Africa to Italy with Scotland In-between

Cape Town South Africa: April 2017 The planning was in full swing. This post was supposed to be about the planning of the wedding but in the end I got carried away with the eating and exploring that came before,  so I won't be upset if you choose to skip this part, BUT its also…

An aMAZEing trip to Labyrinth Della Masone in Fontanellato and a Brief Fling in Milan

  Fontanellato : Emilia-Romagna Italy October 2016 Something you might not know about me:I have a secret fascination with mazes and labyrinth's. I always try to visit them if I can , and this one, Labirinto Della Masone, Chris found on his usual searching of Parsleys pursuit of the internet. It was not too far…

In The Beginning: Emilia-Romagna the prequel to it all…..

Tabiano Castello : Salsomaggiore, Italy 2016 When Chris and I were discussing getting married back in 2015, we couldn't decide where was best. Most of Chris family( actually all of them) live in the U.K and a fair share of my family live on the continent. Taking the cost of them coming to SA, and…

Supper in Bilbao, Lunch in Getaria and Breakfast in…..jail?

Bilbao, Spain : October 2017 The camp site we checked into was high up on a hill overlooking Bilbao. It was more a large parking lot for campers; basic and clean but with  a really good view I must admit. I wasn’t mad about the fact that everytime you needed the toilet you had to…

A Highlight in Comillas, El Caprichio de Gaudi.

Cóbreces Cantabria Spain : October 2017 We drove along the coast of Northern Spain from the province of Asturias to the province of Cantabria. The landscape changes to rolling hills and green pastures with glimpses of the coast here and there. We are headed to an aire that we had found on one of our…