Travelling in Italy: costs revealed!

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 MilanĀ 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!

Fog can’t dampen my day in Turin!

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!

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

Upcoming Italian Adventure

Letter 60 ...and cultural architectural awakening. My next trip to Italy is a field trip for my course where we will visit sites in Rome, survey them and then decide which one to design a library on. It's quite exciting, and I especially like the idea of designing a library which is already capturing my … Continue reading Upcoming Italian Adventure