Welsh National Opera – La Traviata

The Welsh National Opera are currently touring, at The Mayflower, Southampton. I was invited along on Wednesday for a behind the scenes tour and to watch their rendition of Giuseppe Verdi’ famous ‘La Traviata’, Italian for ‘The Fallen Woman’. La Traviata, although it was not initially received well, when first performed in Venice 1853, is now […]

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Revolution Southampton

Revolution Southampton has always been a favourite of mine for a night out, its a great bar, fun vibe, yummy cocktails and enough space to have a little boogie once the drinks are flowing. Its not somewhere that dinner immediately springs to mind, but I was invited along to Revolution Southampton* with some of the […]

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Camping for Beginners

There is nothing better than sleeping in the great outdoors, under a blanket of stars, cooking in a forest, hiking through mountains, swimming in lakes and leaving your busy day to day life for a trip camping. I grew up camping most summers and was lucky enough to go on a camping road-trip last summer […]

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Italy food diary

I had high expectations for Italian food, and I can confirm Italy truly didn’t disappoint. Whilst interrailing Italy we swapped the nutritious ‘5-a day’ for ‘gelato a day’  and our diet was a strong 3 meals a day of pasta and pizza, everyday, consecutively over the 2 weeks. We explored a vast area of Italy […]

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