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How To Have A Finnish Lapland Summer Adventure

How To Have A Finnish Lapland Summer Adventure

    Scandinavia is easily one of my favourite parts of the world and I’ve been on numerous trips to Denmark, Sweden, Norway and Iceland, but until recently, I hadn’t visited Finland. It’s a pretty massive country and so we decided to visit two areas, Helsinki and Lapland, or more specifically Ruka-Kuusamo. This is an…

Things To Do In Tuscany, Italy

Things To Do In Tuscany, Italy

I’ve been visiting Tuscany since I was a child as we have family friends living in Lucca, so it’s an area I know and love. It’s also one of Italy’s most popular regions and understandably so – beautiful scenery, historic towns and cities and excellent food and wine, making it a wonderful holiday destination. There…

3 Days In Umbria, Italy

3 Days In Umbria, Italy

A Lovely Planet’s perfect itinerary for 3 Days in Umbria, Italy.     I was excited to visit Umbria, as I’d heard numerous times it was a lot like Tuscany, only with less tourists. I absolutely love Tuscany, so this sounded like the dream! Umbria is a fairly compact region, making it perfect for a…

Must Eat Foods in Italy & Where To Eat Them

Must Eat Foods in Italy & Where To Eat Them

You may have realised from reading this blog, that I’m totally obsessed with Italy and Italian food! So I decided to ask fellow bloggers for their favourite foods from all over the country, to create the ultimate eat list for Italy!   Must Eat Food in Italy & Where To Eat It   Campania  …

The Best Saunas in Helsinki

The Best Saunas in Helsinki

This summer was my first visit to Finland, a country I’ve wanted to visit for a while, as I have a real love for Scandinavia. The trip started in Helsinki, and one thing I was really keen to experience was the sauna scene. Saunas are a huge part of Finnish culture and I’d heard that…

Things to do in Liguria, Italy

Things to do in Liguria, Italy

A Lovely Planet’s guide to the top things to do in Liguria, Italy.     I’ve actually spent a fair bit of time in Liguria (although I wasn’t really aware of it!), as I visited friends in Lucca for many summers as a child. Being so close by, and with some pretty lovely beaches, we…

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