What am I even doing?

The journal that started it all. For years I’ve kept a journal and would write in it whenever I felt the need to. This journal was the reason behind why I started this blog. The whole vision of what I…

Going to some of Italy’s most Instafamous places | Part 1

My motto in life goes something along the lines of  “I’ll do anything for the gram’”. And when it came to picking a country to go to for a year, what was my biggest influencer? Instagram. The idyllic Instafamous places…

Exploring Venice, Verona, Cinque Terre, Milan and Pisa.

Five essential items you need to survive a heatwave | July

I’m going to let you in on a secret – I don’t actually like summer *GASPS*. I find the whole season, in general, to be a bit “in your face”, but with a heatwave on top, I’m just not a…

A review of my year abroad; how it really went.

Now that I’ve been back in England for a couple of weeks and have had time to properly digest my thoughts, I feel like this to be the perfect time for a summary of my year abroad in Italy. This…

The best bars in Turin – beer, wine, cocktails

If you’re new in town and don’t know what bars are the “must visits” of this city, then here is a list of some of my favourites according to what I think is their strong suit. Enjoy! Beer: Open Baldin…

The Dos and Don’ts when living / traveling around Italy

Dos: Language: – Since living in Italy, I’ve been taking Italian classes alongside my business classes in English and it’s been incredible. I love having this new skill and also just knowing what is going on around me. It’s obviously…

Going on a year long Erasmus exchange with anxiety

Hi Anxiety, Since starting this blog, I figured at some point I’d end up sharing this part of my life. And this week I just thought, why the heck not, cos there’s no time like the present. Basically, I have/had…

My 5 step guide creating a scrapbook

For the longest time whenever someone would ask me “Hayley, what’s your hobby?” I would freeze. So after 21 years of soul searching, I think I’ve settled on an answer. Well my friends, my hobby is … “memory collecting”. U…

The best pizzerias in Turin

It’s strange to think that just a few short years ago I really didn’t like pizzas. Today they’re pretty much my main food source. So for those who are in Turin or simply want to know, here is a small…