Photo Diary – Aqua Alta in Venice

Sadly over the past week Venice has experienced some of it’s worst floods (also known as “aqua alta”) in the past 50 years! They are saying that Basilica San Marco has aged 11 years overnight. All of the damages to peoples homes, businesses, monuments and art will cost billions of dollars to repair. It wasContinue reading “Photo Diary – Aqua Alta in Venice”

How to get an Italian Working Holiday Visa as a New Zealander

Italy. The Country of pizza, art, history, aperol spritz, gelato, sunshine and love. A place that everyone dreams of visiting one day. What better chance to see this beautiful country, than spending 365 days immersed in their culture & language? Fortunately for us New Zealanders, a Working Holiday Visa Agreement was signed between Italy andContinue reading “How to get an Italian Working Holiday Visa as a New Zealander”

Where to find the best gelato in Venice

If you’re looking for the best gelato in Venice? then you’ve come to the right place! I’ve spent the past few months taste testing some of the best (and worse) gelato, to create a list of the top Gelateria’s in Venice.GELATOTECA SUSOCalle della Bissa, 5453, 30124 San Marco, Venezia VE, Italysuso.gelatoteca.itMy all time favourite in VeniceContinue reading “Where to find the best gelato in Venice”

Behind the Blog – Meet Faye from Farfelue

On this Month’s Behind the Blog series, I have interviewed my dearest friend Faye. Faye and I met around 7 years ago whilst we were both living in Paris, and have been great friends ever since. Faye is one of the most kind, soulful, inspiring people I know, and this is definitely portrayed through herContinue reading “Behind the Blog – Meet Faye from Farfelue”

The perfect 4-day Crete Itinerary

I had never really considered travelling to Crete in the past, as I hadn’t heard too much about it. I had a week spare once arriving in Europe, before I had to move into my apartment in Florence. I used Sky Scanner to see what the cheapest destinations were from Florence on those dates, and Crete poppedContinue reading “The perfect 4-day Crete Itinerary”

Piazzale Michelangelo – Florence

Piazzale Michelangelo is definitely worth all the hype. Just a short walk up hill (yes uphill, but trust me it’s worth it!), here you can get panoramic views of Florence and most of it’s spectacular monuments. Piazzale Michelangelo is also a great spot to watch the sunset – grab a bottle of wine, pizza, andContinue reading “Piazzale Michelangelo – Florence”

Mercury Bay Estate Winery – Cooks Beach, New Zealand

Mercury Bay Estate hands down has some of the best pizza I have ever tried, and I’ve tried a few in my time! Freshly prepared and cooked in their wood fired oven. Definitely something you shouldn’t miss trying when visiting the Coromandel Region, in New Zealand’s North Island. They are located in Cooks Beach, aContinue reading “Mercury Bay Estate Winery – Cooks Beach, New Zealand”

Behind the Blog – Meet Isabel from Bel Around The World

Hi! I’m Isabel and I am a freelance travel writer and travel blogger at Bel Around The World. I work full time at a digital agency specializing in social media. Where are you based/located? Singapore. What first sparked your love for travel? When I set off on a one-way ticket to Europe through my school’sContinue reading “Behind the Blog – Meet Isabel from Bel Around The World”