Visiting the Alhambra & Generalife in Granada (Plus: Where to take the best picture of the Alhambra)

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Summer vacation is officially over for me (I adapted very well to the Italian style of closing down for a month ;)) and I’m back and ready to blog until my fingers fall off. I still have a bunch of … Continued

What not to miss in Córdoba!

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After about eight months in our apartment, I have to say I am very happy with our choice. It wasn’t our first choice, but I have to admit that it was a better choice for us, even if our first … Continued

Los Patios de Córdoba, a must-see festival in Andalusia!

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After an amazing weekend in Madrid, we got up bright and early (literally the crack of dawn) so that my uncle could take us to the train station before he went to work. From there, we would go to Córdoba! … Continued

Four Days in Madrid!

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As far as I’m concerned, I live in Italy, but my heart will always belong to Spain. Both sides of my family can trace their heritage back to Spain and I also have my grandfather, uncles, and cousins living there. … Continued

Horseback Riding through Tuscany

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First off, I have to say Happy Mother’s Day! and auguri! to all the mothers out there! You guys rock! I am writing this post from beautiful Granada, which as some of you may realize, is not in Italy! Jaime … Continued

The Towns of Tuscany: Siena, San Gimignano, Montepulciano, Volterra, & Pienza

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Tuscany is known for all its charming little towns and the great thing about living in Italy is that you actually have time to visit as many as your heart desires. Here’s a little photo diary of all the places … Continued

Visiting Florence (Lessons Learned & Some Do’s and Don’ts)

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Since we moved to Italy back in August, I had been DYING to go to Florence. Rome is cool, but Florence is the birthplace of the Italian language, home of Michelangelo’s David, burial place of so many of Italy’s greats…so … Continued

Presenting…Tuscany (And Our Adventure to find the Quintessential Winding Road)!

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Last week we spent the entire week exploring Tuscany! I had been anxiously awaiting to go to Tuscany since it is supposed to be one of the most beautiful places in Italy, but we put it off until Spring so … Continued

Happy 1st Day of Spring!

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Yes, the dreaded winter has finally passed and, at least in Rome, you can really start to feel the difference. The weather has been absolutely fabulous the past week, the bright green bulbs are starting to come out on all … Continued