The Awkward English Student

I thought he seemed cute from the picture – he had a nice smile. He was also a few years younger than me at 23 (I’m 26). But I didn’t want to be ageist, so I swiped right. I was a bit bored in my apartment, having spent a few hours working on my site…

Dating In Palermo: The Anti-Italian

The Anti-Italian took the stereotypical picture of romantic Italian guys out of my head and threw it out, into the open bins on my street in Palermo. After my date with The Poetic Doctor, I suspected that all Italian stallions would call me ‘Bella’, comment inexhaustibly on my eyes, ears and nose and of course,…

Dating In Palermo: The Poetic Doctor

The Poetic Doctor was the typical tall, dark and handsome combo you’d expect from an Italian. He also seemed pretty straightforward in his messages, unlike some other guys – seriously, check out ‘5 Ways To Make An Italian Stallion Tinder Profile’ to see some of the romantic accolades I was getting. So he seemed un-threatening…

5 Ways To Make An Italian Stallion Tinder Profile

Last month, I was in Palermo, Sicily. After I unpacked, I idly started swiping on my Tinder (as you do). I expected to be humoured by the usual barrage of men refusing to show their faces, taking pictures in dark rooms or even brandishing knives and writhing naked in clay. If you don’t think this…

10 Best Date Spots In Palermo

Got a Tinder date in Palermo, Sicily? You’re in luck; Palermo is one of the most romantic places EVER. The cobblestone streets, baroque churches and Arab domes sing of history, culture and of being swept off of your feet complete with an Italian stallion and bottle of wine. I swear, the ice cream, cheese and…