Italy: Antico Caffe Greco, Rome

Yesterday I told you that my favourite neighbourhood in Rome was Tridente, and I’m about to tell you one of the biggest reasons why. Tucked in between the stores selling tailored suits and designer handbags on Via Condotti is a little place called Antico Caffe Greco that I was dying to go to. It’s unassuming from the outside, and you’d walk…
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Italy: My Roman Holiday

The reason I came to London was to pick up my belongings from an ex-boyfriend’s flat, and on the big day, he decided to be ‘difficult’. I ended up having to move my flight home by a week; so rather than moping around in cold, wet London Town, I went on Skyscanner and searched for the cheapest flight to ‘everywhere’. To my absolute…
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Scotland: Mary’s Milk Bar, Edinburgh

Scotland is known for many things – whisky, haggis, bagpipes. Ice cream has never exactly made the list, and given the overcast weather here I don’t blame them. But Mary’s Milk Bar changes all of that. Mary’s Milk Bar is a cosy little vintage space on the Grassmarket that serves up gelato and chocolate made every morning by Mary herself.…
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Scotland: Afternoon Tea at the Palm Court, Edinburgh

When the winds are blowing and the rain is pouring, there’s only one place to take shelter: the Palm Court at the Balmoral. Waking up on one such dreich day, my friend immediately agreed to scratch our previous plans and book a table. As we entered in from the storm outside, we were immediately greeted into a calm oasis. Time seems to…
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Scotland: SOUTHPOUR, Edinburgh

I’ve been treated to an exceptional number of bright, sunny days during my visit to Scotland. On one such of these days, I met up with an old friend from university for a hike up Arthur’s Seat. About two minutes in, we realised we were in desperate need of caffeine, so we popped into the closest place we saw. Walking…
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