Non Travel With Me

The realities of travelling by staying at home



My Top 5 Destinations in Italy

1. Florence 2. Bay of Naples – including Naples, Pompeii, Ischia, Sorrento... 3. Lakes of the North – including Lake Garda and Lake Como 4. Rome 5. Matera Plus there are so many more! Milan, Amalfi coast, Venice, Verona....and places... Continue Reading →


Sorrento and the Amalfi Coast

Sorrento... Positano... The names conjure up such sun-drenched and exclusive fantasies, an ideal paradise beckoning… Did it live up to my dreams? First of all, how could it? Nothing ever does… Secondly, I struggled to find anything at all to... Continue Reading →

Ischia – paradise island…

Ischia is the largest island in the Bay of Naples and is renowned for beaches, thermal springs and therapeutic mud baths. Did I lose my heart to the hot sands and cool waves? the volcanic beaches fronting the rocky cliffs... Continue Reading →

Florence – a dream world part 3

Lots more to do in Florence! • Mingle with tourists in the Piazzale Michelangelo This is another good viewpoint across the river from the historic centre of Florence but is much busier and is swarmed by souvenir sellers and buskers.... Continue Reading →

My Bucket List

Swim with nurse sharks, manta rays and dolphins Get open water diving certified and scuba dive on the Great Barrier Reef and more… Go on a Segway See penguins in their natural habitat in the Southern Hemisphere Go paragliding See... Continue Reading →

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