Italy: Herculaneum – Pompeii’s pretty sister? 

Have you ever heard of Herculaneum? I’ll be honest I hadn’t until I had the opportunity to visit this overlooked town whilst visiting Southern Italy last month. I’m sure we all know the story of Mt Vesuvius erupting in 79AD and wiping out Pompeii by covering it with ash and…

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Italy: Well Preserved Pompeii

As soon as it was decided that Mr ESLT and I were going to travel to Sorrento in Southern Italy I knew straight away I wanted to visit Pompeii. I don’t remember learning about it at a school but the city has always been of interest to me through TV…