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A view of Valletta, Malta from Gzira, Malta

Malta in a Week

Leaving Italy was bittersweet but Malta welcomed me with open arms! Also, always a win when the locals can speak English (main languages include Maltese, English and Italian). Flying over the Mediterranean was such a win! The skies were so clear. I could see everything. From the land to the sea to the boats and […]
The Colosseum in Rome, Italy

How to do Rome in a Day

For years I felt like I had this calling to go back to Rome. I had gone there as a kid with my high school and absolutely fell in love with the place. Now, 12 years later, I finally made it! I was pretty fortunate to have my English speaking cousin, Aurora, with me to […]
Family love, a sunset walk with Aurora in Artena, Italy

Makeup, Sunset and Shopping in Artena, Italy

I decided to put a few days together in this post. Monday to Thursday in Artena including makeup, a sunset walk and shopping. And of course… more food! Monday You may have read in the previous post that this was the day my cousin Aurora and I had planned to go to Rome. So, that […]
Statue of the Madonna in Artena, Italy

Italy Day 2 – The Processione Madonna delle Grazie

I am writing 2 posts in 1 day because I don’t want to forget anything while here in Artena, Italy! Day 2 started with a trip to the cemetery. As my family on my mother’s side is originally from Artena, many of my deceased relatives are buried here. We drove up and up to the top […]
South African Italian in Europe

Travel Diary – My First Full Day in Italy

Ok, so I have a bit of catching up to do on my travel diary. Every day has been so busy, I haven’t had a moment to post! I am absolutely loving this journey of mine! Let’s start with day one of my travel journey. Friday. So I was looking through my pictures trying to […]
the travelling makeup artist

The Travelling Makeup Artist’s First Blog Post

Today this Travelling Makeup Artist Writes her First Post! Oh, the pressure! What does a makeup artist write to an audience you’ve never met? What do people want to hear? What do people want to know? The only thing I can think of is that I have a story, just like everyone else. I hope […]