Author: dahliafauzi

Bodacious Bali: An Ode To My Favourite Island

Guess who’s back in Bali for the 4th time? If you haven’t guessed it yet, yes I’m obsessed with Bali or Indonesian islands in general. The last time my husband and I were in Indonesia was when we spent an exciting week in Gili Trawangan, an island in Lombok that we obviously fell in love […]

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Summer Sweetscapade: Monterosso al Mare and Manarola

Il dolce far niente There’s more to Italy than Rome, Venice, and Florence and if you’re lucky enough to plan extra time in your visit to include one of Italy’s resort towns, definitely do it! Our drive from Florence to Monterosso al Mare only took us just under 3 hours – with scenic views in […]

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Summer Sweetscapade: Florence

Chi non va non vede, chi non vede non sa e chi non sa se lo prende sempre in culo. Is there a greater attestation to artistic endeavour than Florence? The birthplace of the Renaissance period, Florence is a city filled with churches, art, statues and beautiful facades at every corner – capable to offer […]

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Summer Sweetscapade: Venice

“Il segreto per andare avanti è iniziare” VENICE As if you haven’t heard enough of Venice – some heard about it so much that they felt like they already had been there. The place is famously known as the floating city, where it consists of more than a hundred of islands separated by canals and […]

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Summer Sweetscapade: Portofino

“Le grandi cose non sono fatte d’impulso, ma attraverso una serie di piccole cose messe insieme.” While Cinque Terre receives more buzz and attention, its sophisticated cousin Portofino is nothing short of dreamy too. Portofino oozes charm and captivates the eye. The only thing you need to be aware of this place is everything is […]

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Summer Sweetscapade: Riomaggiore

“Mangia bene, ridi spesso, ama molto” RIOMAGGIORE After spending 2 nights in Pisa, we went back to the airport to pick up our rental car and headed to Riomaggiore which is one of the five villages of the Cinque Terre in La Spezia province. I’ve always dreamt of this place, way before I started travelling […]

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