Galway Bay – such a beautiful place for a family reunion.

Galway City, Ireland : February 2017 So part of this second life is the reawakening of my senses. I see so much more, it’s as if my eyes are sharper and everything is clearer to me. I noticed it on the last trip but I’m really experiencing it on the trip to Ireland. Ok so…

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…