ITALY | PIT STOP IN LIVORNO.

PSX_20180917_151208.jpgWe just came back from the archipelago of La Maddalena in Sardinia. It was one week of sunshine and everything nice. No wonder it is called the Maldives of Italy. Read more

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ITALY | THINGS TO DO IN ELBA

PSX_20170829_100755Planning a trip to Elba Island, but don’t know what to do once you get there? Worry not! You won’t get bored in this place where there are a thousand and one things to try and places to explore. Here are some of my top suggestions: Read more

ITALY | BEACH HOPPING ON ELBA ISLAND. SEVEN DAYS, SEVEN BEACHES.

PSX_20170821_160253What to do when you have seven days to spend on the Island of Elba? Why, hit the beaches, of course!

We did just that on our seven-day stay, and boy, were we impressed. Elba boasts such beautiful beaches and picturesque coastlines. Each of the seven we visited was unique and amazing. Whatever your favorite kind of beach—be it draped in sand, gravel, pebbles, cobbles, or rock—Elba has it. You just have to know where to go. Read more

ITALY | THE BEST ISLAND VACATION IN TUSCANY, ELBA.

PSX_20170805_212535It’s easy to find happiness in Elba. This island in Tuscany is a haven for both locals and tourists alike, with its crystal-clear waters, stunning beaches, spectacular landscapes, and splendid cuisine. Life here is good, and pretty laid back. Read more

ITALY | A WALK THROUGH LIVORNO.

PSX_20170728_113922There is something exciting about port towns that is growing in me. The beauty and charm of living next to the sea is quite enticing. I can already imagine waking up each day to the sight of boats sailing back and forth; watching ducks swim and seagulls fly; seeing fishermen leave with their nets and return with their day’s haul; and having the smell of salt and fish in the air. Each day would unfold like a carefully choreographed show, and the thought of it is enough to make the wanderlust in me dance. It’s quite tempting to sell everything, buy a boat, sail away, and live happily ever after near the ocean. That is, until I remember that I love all my shoes too much to sell them. Read more

ITALY | ROAD TRIPPING IN TUSCANY

psx_20161002_202308.jpgDiscovering Tuscany made me fall in love all over again with Italy. Although I have been to this Mediterranean paradise more than once, Tuscany was just a completely different experience. This hidden gem dazzled my eyes, and made my soul dance with inexplicable joy. Now I understand why Giuseppe Verdi said, “You may have the universe if I may have Italy.” Read more

ITALY | WALID WEDS ELISA IN ONE OF ITALY’S OLDERS TOWN, PISA.

psx_20160928_153218Each year my family and I look forward to our summer holiday in Italy. We love spending time with family and friends and of course indulge in Italian good food something we miss dearly. This time our visit was different and special in a way because one of Hubby’s childhood friends was finally tying the knot and we couldn’t wait to be part of their special. The big day took place in Italy’s older town, Pisa.  Read more

ITALY | TAKE ME BACK TO PORTOFINO.

Portofino has always been a magical and enchanting place for me. The scenery is spectacular, the colourful buildings lining the harbor are eye catching even the trees are picturesque. It makes me wonder how much more magical could it have been in the 60’s.  Read more