Let’s Catch Up


I promised myself that I wouldn’t start another post with “It’s been a whirlwind week” or something along those lines, but I really feel like that is the most accurate statement of almost every week.

It seems as though time is going faster… and faster… and I can barely keep up! It’s a blessing and a curse.

So what have I been up to? Let’s Catch Up! View Post

Eating in Italy- Five Lessons Learned

Elba Island

You would think that eating in Italy would be easy.

As we all know, Italy is world renowned for its food. From pizza and pasta, tiramisu and gelato, the list of Italian specialties is vast and the quality of food is truly incomparable.

But as I have learned during my time in Italy, being shown around by my lovely knowledgable Italian friends, eating here is not for the faint of heart… or the “Italian etiquette uneducated”.

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Let’s Catch Up


There is an art to balancing life, travel, and blogging – one that I am now sure I have not mastered.

If you’ve been following along on my adventures, you would of noticed that last week was a little “light” in regards to blog postings. Want to know why…?

Let’s Catch Up!

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Photo Diary: Isle of Elba

elba island

Wow. What a whirlwind of a week.

Last Sunday, we arrived on the beautiful Isle of Elba, the third largest island in Italy. The rain that had persisted in Bologna was subsiding and we were finally able to get some Vitamin D.

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An Afternoon in Venice


I may get in trouble for saying this but… Venice never appealed to me.

Despite the countless photos of canals, the unique architecture, and its claim to fame as “the city on the water”, I just never felt the desire to explore the narrow streets and get serenaded on a gondola. Call me a cynic, but I was convinced Venice wasn’t my thing.

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