Sorrento and nearby

This post continues from the previous post on Pompeii. Eventually I managed to drive us and the car to Sant-Agata, without crashing, which was a relief, and then we went and had dinner in the village, and drinks at Bar Orlando, a very unassuming and casual open air bar/cafe with a jovial owner named Orlando…

Pompeii

This post continues from our September 2018 trip to Napoli. The next day we said goodbye to Naples, and rented a car from the Avis at the central train station. I was a bit wary of driving in Italy, having never driven anywhere outside the UK, but there wasn’t really a better way to get…

Napoli

It’s been a while and I’ve not published anything about the holiday we took in early September to Napoli, Sorrento and surrounding areas. Since Naz is based in Milan and I am in London, we travel all the time just to see each other and didn’t want to do anything too tiring, so we decided…

Milan’s Cat Cafes

I visited two cat cafes while in Milan, and they were quite different. Crazy Cat Cafe seems to be the main one, and when I went there, I had to wait about 5 minutes outside for a space to become free, at 3 PM on a Friday afternoon. It was a proper cafe with nice…

Exploring Kadıköy

Kadıköy is one of the main central districts on the Asian side of Istanbul. It’s a more liberal and progressive haven in a city that has become more conservative, and has lots of bars and interesting places to explore. I went there the other day for a haircut, and spent some time walking around and…