Lake Ohrid, Macedonia

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Whilst living in Pristina, weekends away are nearly compulsory. Don’t get me wrong, Pristina is grand…there just isn’t a whole lot to do if you’re around at every weekend. Additionally, as someone hailing from a littoral zone, I need regular body-of-water fixes. So this weekend’s destination was Lake Ohrid in eastern Macedonia.

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Florence, Italy

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After a day in Rome all to myself, I headed to the Termini and hopped on a train to FlorenceĀ to meet a close mate from our grad school days in London. Both having studied abroad in Italy during our undergrads, we’d done our fair shares of meandering from northern to southern Italy. I hadn’t been to FlorenceĀ since 2008 so was quite excited to have a refresher. Here’s what I’ve gotten up to in Florence over the years…

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