Tips for Visiting Cinque Terre, PLUS Cinque Terre Sunset Pictures!

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They say Italians are not the best at being on time, but I beg to differ. There’s one aspect about Italy that is usually very on time and that is the weather. Last week while we were staying in the … Continued

Taking Great Family Vacation Photos: An Ode to my Photographer

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Today’s post I’ve been meaning to write for a very long time now just because it’s so fun. In fact, I might just make a series out of it. Everyone sees our travel pictures all over social media, but what … Continued

Cinque Terre, Part 2: Vernazza & Manarola

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I am a little upset I haven’t been able to post anything in a week. For those of you that follow me on Instagram (and if you don’t, hint hint) you’d know we are not in Rome, but in a wonderful beach … Continued

Beach Day in Cinque Terre

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Picture this: It’s June or July and you’re on the trip of a lifetime in Italy. You’ve been to Rome and seen all the architecture, you’ve been to Florence and seen all the art, but by this point it’s hot … Continued

24 hours in Milan!

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In my previous post about my brother and sister-in-law’s trip to Italy, I talked about some of the things we did that weekend in Rome. We focused mostly on the Vatican, spending our time visiting the Vatican Museum and Garden, … Continued

Rome’s River Tracks, Our Night Out on the Town

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When Domenico and his girlfriend Simona reached out to me to join them for a night on their River Tracks boat, I was flattered but really did not know what to expect. I had never heard of this particular Tevere … Continued

The Gardens of Vatican City

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Note: Post was written last week, when it was scheduled to come out, but Blogger ignored my schedule. Boo, Blogger.  Summer is finally dwindling down here in Rome, although hopefully temperatures will still remain warm throughout September. Jaime and I … Continued

The Palace of Caserta

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Earlier this year (yes, these past two posts have been about places we went a long time ago yet I neglected to write about), Jaime’s co-workers arranged a weekend outing to Caserta, a city about 40 kilometers north of Naples, … Continued

A Day-Trip from Rome: Villa d’Este

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A few months ago, back when Spring was just beginning to take hold and the flowers were in full bloom all over Rome, we decided it was just the right time to visit Villa d’Este. Now, I’ll be honest: one … Continued

What & Where to Eat in Andalusia (Plus, Madrid!)

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Here’s a quick and fun Friday post for all the foodies: everything we ate in Spain (or most of it). While I’ve definitely become a foodie when I’m traveling abroad, I’m not usually diligent enough to take pictures of everything … Continued

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