Arrivederci Firenze…

IMG_6864Ciao everyone,

Now I’ve been absolutely dreading this post since I first started blogging about Florence, since it meant that my Year Abroad had come to an end. It really was the best year of my life and I will never ever forget it. I left Florence on the 2nd August, so I’ve been back in sunny England for almost 3 months and now returned to the wonderful Reading Uni.

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ERASMUS Year – Cinque Terre Day Trip


Hello Everyone!

Since I’ve finished my work placement and thus have significantly more free time, Millie and I have dedicated July to travel. We recently went to Cinque Terre! I’ve always wanted to go ever since I first arrived in Florence. If you’ve never heard of Cinque Terre, it’s a national park consisting of five small towns on the coast of Liguria. The five towns are; Monterosso, Vernazza, Corniglia, Manarola and Riomaggiore. They are beautiful!  Continue reading

Florence ERASMUS Update- Vintage Fiat 500 Tour!


I haven’t posted anything in a while about my year abroad!! I’ve been slacking and I only have 3 weeks left!! Cannot believe how quickly the year has gone! So over the next couple days I’m planning to do a couple new posts to get the blog going again!

I finished my work placement at Ermanno Scervino at the end of last month. It was such a great experience and met so many lovely people. Working there made me realise that the fashion industry is not all ‘The Devil Wears Prada’!! I really loved it and it’s given me some inspiration for what I want to do after I graduate.

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Ditta Artigianale – Retro Cafe – Florence Year Abroad



Ditta Artigianale is without a doubt one of my favourite cafes in Florence. It has such a cool vibe and everyone I take there always says how nice it is. By day it’s a quirky Italian cafe and by night it’s a Gin lovers bar. It is in the very heart of Florence’s historic quarters, Via dei Neri, 32, between Santa Croce and Piazza della Signora. Continue reading