Arthur's Seat - a hike on an extinct volcano.

What is more romantic than climbing Arthur’s Seat on Valentine day with your lovely partner?

The sweat, the red cheeks and nose, the strong wind and all the swears because you keep tripping on all the rocks!
I’m obviously joking! (No, but seriously…)

Yesterday, for the first time, we hiked together one of the most famous hills in Scotland, to enjoy the lovely day together and the breath-taking view over the city. Obviously breath-taking for the arduous hike to the highest point of the hill, while people going back down were falling and rolling down on their butts all around me!

Needless to say, the moment when we left the main road behind us and made few turns left, I felt like I was deep in the Highlands already.

I’m getting myself ready for round two! But first, here’s few random facts about Arthur’s seat:

Yes, it’s actually an extinct volcano! Erupted last around 350 million years ago.

The origins of the name are unknown. Some say because of King Arthur, that guy you might have heard of for the sword called Excalibur, the other Knights, a round table and a place called Camelot!

Legend says the hill is actually a sleeping dragon.

Arthur’s Seat has been featured in many books, including Frankenstein by Mary Shelley!

Have a good day,
Romina

Destination Kent, Kim and Roman vegan wedding by the seaside

How could I start my first blog post, if not with my first ever wedding in the UK?
I couldn’t believe it when Kim texted me the first time, saying that she was getting married and wanted me to be her wedding photographer! I was already planning all the moving to Scotland but still didn’t book my flight, and after a wee chat with Kim, I really didn’t want to miss her big day.
Her attention for the details is amazing, and she also catered all her wedding by herself with her amazing -now- husband Roman.

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I never visited Kent before, so I was surprised by Kim’s brilliant taste in scouting a location for the shooting, and the couple was kissed by the sun all day long, giving us a perfect golden hour for our shooting by the sea.
I really enjoyed their small, intimate, wedding. The love they have for each other is huge, bringing me tears when Kim walked to Roman the first time, in a really magic moment.
I couldn’t be more thankful for trusting me traveling all the way from Italy, and being so nice and respectful for my work. This really is a dream couple for all the photographers!

The wedding ceremony: Aberdeen House

The wedding party: The Queens Head

The car: Mollys classic wedding cars

Catering: Seaside Kitchen & Cake Parlour


All the best,
Romina