Discovering Lake Maggiore

The second instalment of lakes we visited was Lake Maggiore. This is the largest of all the lakes and you really get a sense of this just from looking at the distance from one side of the lake to the other. This isn’t a solely Italian Lake, as part of it dips into Switzerland, so my first and probably largest…
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Old School Glamour in Lake Como

I’m sharing my first instalment of my trip to the beautiful Lakes of North Italy/South of Switzerland. The first Lake we headed for was Como. This is probably the most well known of the Italian Lakes, not because it is the largest of them all, but probably because it is the most quintessential of what you imagine the lakes to…
Lake Como
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24 Hours in Milan

After a nearly 3 week long holiday in Sri Lanka and the Maldives back in January, we decided to prolong our main summer holiday to September, and after our incredible holiday in January, it was going to hard to find something that could give as much wow factor. We chose to spend a week at the lakes in Northern Italy/Southern…
Milan
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A Scandinavian Escape in the UK

 I don’t know about you, but when I think of a lake house the first place that springs to mind is Scandinavia, so when my parents informed the family we were going to be celebrating their 30th wedding anniversary in a lake house cabin I didn’t imagine them to say it was in the UK, even more so when I…
Cotswolds
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Lisbon in 3 Days

So much world to see, so little time… especially when we basically only have one month a year to see it and that is usually split up into smaller spells of holidays not leaving much time to see places. BUT that doesn’t mean it’s impossible. Over the last year I have been doing more mini city breaks in Europe, with…
Lisbon, Portugal
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