HeartRome

My life and times in the eternal city and beyond

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Formentera Fun & Food

I spent my ferragosto – the week in Italy, and many parts of Europe, that coincides with the religious holiday of 15 August – with my sister and dear friends in Formentera, Spain. One of the Balearic Islands, Formentera is the tranquil cousin island of party-central Ibiza. While it still packs a real punch if nightlife is your thing, it’s predominantly a haven of hippy markets and shops, quaint towns

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48 Hours in Barcelona

Barcelona. Just what the doctor ordered really. Truthfully, it didn’t start off well. My flight was cancelled and I had to buy a new one with another airline on the spot and do a runner from Terminal 3 to Terminal 1 with just minutes to spare! But nothing was going to stop me from getting there and seeing my sister for the first time in 6 months! And so a

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