Exploring Edinburgh: botanics, views and sunsets

Letter 85 On a sunny day, Edinburgh is the place to be. It completely comes alive and everyone comes out in force to soak up the rare vitamin D. I took a well deserved day off on Saturday to enjoy the sunshine and take a walk around some of my favourite areas of Edinburgh. Allow … Continue reading Exploring Edinburgh: botanics, views and sunsets

Milan: the city of shopping

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

Turin: the city of surprises

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

First Impressions of Turin

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