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First of all, if you don’t know about the (arguably slightly bonkers) Japanese tidying guru that is Marie Kondo, click here for a very quick summary of her method, and then come back. Don’t worry - I’ll wait. Ready now? Read...

Turin is still a little behind on the brunch trend, but more places are now catching up, and as long as you're not after real English bacon, you won't be disappointed. I've taken one for the team and tried a few brunch places...

The Italian Riviera. It sounds glamorous, doesn't it? And it can be, I guess. But it's a place I've stayed far away from since moving to Italy. Liguria and I have a bit of a complicated relationship, you see. As well...

If you had to come up with a list of similarities between Italy and Scandinavia, after ‘there’s IKEA’, you probably wouldn’t be able to manage many. When you think about the Danish concept of Hygge (pronounced hoo-gah, or so I’m told) Italy’s...

As anyone who knows me is well aware, I have a thoroughly no fucks given approach to doing things alone. I love fun activities with friends, but as I've got older I've become increasingly aware that I do need to recharge...

When you move away from your home country to spend a few years elsewhere, you definitely have a picture in your mind of how life abroad will be. But sometimes, you don't get what you bargained for. FASHION: The expectation: I was pretty...

Jordan has long been a feature on my otherwise ever-changing must-visit list. I've been banging on about it with increasing frequency for the last couple of years, but after a particularly hot and bothersome August in the office while everyone else...

Amman is often overlooked by visitors to Jordan, used as a place to sleep before heading to somewhere more exciting, or as a convenient base from which to take day trips to see other sights like Jerash or the Dead...

As sad as this may sound, I often get just as much joy from planning a holiday as I do from the holiday itself. I love the weeks leading up to a trip, when I can spend every lunchbreak sitting...