Pompeii and Mt. Vesuvius

The world is full of wonder and mystery, as a little girl I once learned about what happened to the ancient Roman city Pompeii, all I learnt at that time was that the inhabitants of the city were hit by a massive volcanic explosion, the lava came gushing down on the city, freezing there helpless bodies through time. This always fascinated me and was one of my highlights for the Italy trip I made back in 2015.

You know how books only describe what a place is like, well my school books had pretty much altered facts, maybe just dumbing it down a bit for us Eight year olds, you experience history when you actually experience the place, not through vicarious means, and so did I, in this blog I’m going to talk about my visit to Pompeii, the ruins of the city, my hike to Mt. Vesuvius, which by the way is still an active volcano with a sprawling city of 3 million people just under the gargantuan. Continue reading “Pompeii and Mt. Vesuvius”

A Holiday in Rome

When we had our first international trip to plan, the finger stopped at Italy, well it had to, for its history, its people, its art and its scrumptious food.

You know how many bloggers will suggest Italy as the ultimate destination to try out but most might say that Rome is too touristy and should be left out, try the untouched, unexplored countryside instead, well most of them might be right about a lot of the other cities in Italy, but try the things I did to make my Roman Holiday interesting and my first city in Europe not so “touristy“. I plan to make you feel the Amore of this beautiful city. Continue reading “A Holiday in Rome”