Category Archives: Travel & Places


  Down the Dordogne I can’t tell you how happy I was to be back in a boat, cruising past French villages and paddling frantically through rapids in the Dordogne river. Follow that with a nice Perrier and grenadine cordial in Argentat overlooking said river and… aaah, that’s my cup of ‘thé.’ My memories of holidays in […]

Holiday Guide: Puglia, Italy

4 days in Puglia Has anyone ever tried to plan a holiday somewhere but struggled to research that place online? It’s not that there aren’t any guides or advice out there, it’s just that it’s not really written for you. It doesn’t provide you with lots of pretty photos so you can pre-plan your Instagrams […]

By the Sea in Gallipoli

  Seaside City Style Wow, I’ve been so excited to show you my #BlogBabes interviews (where I’ve been chatting to my blogging besties about of friendship and blogging life to celebrate ShinyThoughts turning 6) that I’ve left half of my tales of Italy behind! My last outfit post comes from the underside of the proverbial […]

Yellow in Otranto

     Otranto, Puglia, Italy The third day of my trip to Puglia in southern Italy was one of my favourites. We’d so far spent most of our time walking around towns and taking (and missing) public transport but today we’d be hopping into a minibus to Otranto with other passenger; a lovely Italian speaking, […]

Hello from Alberobello!

  Denim skirt & slogan T There’s nowhere quite like Alberobello. Except for the Shire of Middle Earth perhaps, or somewhere out of children’s fairytale book. Yep, this quirky town, just in-land of Polignano a Mare where I stayed on the first two nights of my Puglia adventure, is pretty unique. If you research the area […]

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