Letter 130 Lost on where to next visit in Europe? I'd like to offer my input of some of my favourite European cities that suit a student budget! I've not been to a huge amount of countries in Europe, but those I have been to I've travelled well so I hope my insight will help! … Continue reading Alternative Budget European City Breaks!
Letter 119 What a year 2017 has been! I would go as far as to say it has been the best year of my life, but I'm looking forward to 2018 even more. In this letter I'll recap 2017 the best way I can and look back over my favourite letters. Letter 56 The year … Continue reading Looking back on 2017
Letter 79 One of my favourite subjects to photograph is people. I love observing how the locals go about their lives and capturing natural interactions between people. Here are some of my photographs of people from my recent trip to Italy. Enjoy! From Lou (Who is dreadfully missing Italy) About Me
Letter 78 How much does it cost to travel to and through Italy? Italy is known as one of the priciest European destinations - but it doesn't have to be! After spending 10 days in Rome, Turin and Milan I'm now sharing how much it cost me and how you can plan how much Italy could … Continue reading Travelling in Italy: costs revealed!
Letter 77 I have to say, my last day in Italy was possibly my favourite. Milan managed to surprise me and completely change my opinion of the city. Visiting some of the quieter parts of the city, and especially the market, made me fall just a little bit in love with Milan. It also gave … Continue reading Milan’s monthly antique market
Letter 76 I was unsure of Milan when we first arrived. I thought there may not have been much for me here. However, after a day exploring, this large city has started to win me over. We visited some beautiful spots of the city and I've actually had a really nice, sunny, relaxing day. Just … Continue reading Milan: the city of shopping
Letter 75 I think I may have left my heart in Turin. I truly loved that city and every second I spent in it bought more surprises, wonderful people and lovely places. But, alas, I had to leave. Milan is our third and final stop, and we took the train here at 1pm. To me, … Continue reading Turin vs Milan
Letter 74 Unfortunately, the weather today was unkind to us, and it decided to sprinkle a thick layer of fog over the whole city. Fortunately, there's still loads to do in Turin that the weather doesn't affect! We have been lucky all week with beautiful sunshine, so we couldn't be too upset, and we still … Continue reading Fog can’t dampen my day in Turin!
Letter 73 Amongst parallel streets of ornamented apartment blocks and quaint shops sits vast piazzas and peaceful gardens. The whole city has an air of calm to it and it truly is a breath of fresh air after visiting the tourist hub of Rome. I am very quickly falling in love with this little Italian … Continue reading Turin: the city of surprises
Letter 72 After a long, sleepy overnight train from Rome, we arrived into Turin at 9am. Even walking out of the station felt such a relief and I could tell how different this city would be to bustling Rome. Today has been a lazy day and most of it has been spent napping, strolling, reading … Continue reading First Impressions of Turin