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Travel Photoblog: Bulgaria

For Christimas this past year, we got the opportunity to visit Bulgaria for the festive season. We took a trip with my dad to Borovets Ski Resort in the Rila Mountains for some fresh air, skiing, family fun and a fair few Gluhweins! My dad has spent some time in Bulgaria and always raves about the warm people and some of the beatuiful countryside, so he was excited to show us some of it. The Rila Mountains, where Borovets Ski Resort is situated, are in the southwest of the country and one of the highest mountian ranges in the Balkans. The name 'Rila' apparently comes from the Thracian for '...
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Travel - The Amalfi Coast (La Costiera Amalfitana)

The coastline of the Sorrentine Peninsular, known as the Amalfi Coast, is just south of Naples in the region of Campania, Italy. We recently visited this movie-inspiring backdrop with its lemon groves dating back to Roman times, and colourful hill towns overlooking the aquamarine Tyrrenhian sea. You can read about our bucket-list trip along this coastline, the wonderful places we stayed, the food we ate, and the limoncello of course! When I was about 12 years old I watched the movie Only You , with Marisa Tomei and Robert Downey Junior. I will never forget the scene where Marisa Tomei,...
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Bar Hopping in Bath

Having recently moved to Bath for work I started to collate a list of the best places to go from my work colleagues and new friends. And when Maria and Luca came to spend the Easter weekend with me we took the opportunity to explore some of them. I keep falling in love with this city*. The love affair with Bath started about eight years ago. I am one of those people that has a 'feel' for a place, or not as the case might be. I'll happily meander through the streets and sit in the parks and cafes and soak it all up. And Bath has always drawn me to it. So when I got the opportunity to move here...