Contrary to what everyone said, finding a taxi in Trastevere in the morning proved to be difficult every time we needed one. We either woke up too early every morning or everyone else slept in, because the streets were quiet and empty most mornings. The latter is probably the case, considering the parties lasted well … Continue reading Summer16 | Florence
Do you prefer to spend less on lodging, so you're ok with a hostel, or do you prefer 4-5 star accommodations? Are you a foodie that spends most of your budget on street food and the best restaurants in town, or does half of your budget go toward cocktails, wine and beer? Although there's no … Continue reading What kind of traveler are you?
As I approach my final 2016 trip, I started to reflect on how amazing this year in travel has been and although I’ve run through more airports and chased more luggage in 2016 than I ever have in life, I wouldn’t change a thing. It’s all part of the journey.There are pros and cons to … Continue reading Planes, Trains and Automobiles
During the planning phase of a trip, I try and do just enough research so that I arrive informed, but not so much that I'm jaded. While I never want to be completely blindsided by the culture, lifestyle and/or behaviors of another country, I aim to arrive with fresh eyes and an open mind. In … Continue reading My Journey to Egypt
More on Florence coming soon... It's still a work in progress but I try not to force the story. There's always so much to tell about a trip, but I like to let the story come to life on it's own. It's usually sparked by a photo from my trip and I've been traveling quite … Continue reading I LIKE Barcelona, LOVE London, but I’m IN LOVE with Florence
I would be remiss if I skipped right over Rome and only blogged about my love for Florence, without ever mentioning how beautiful Vatican City is, along with a few other memorable sites and moments in Rome, so I’ll start there. But first, let me tell you a little bit more about my traveling style. If you’ve ever visited … Continue reading The Ruins of Rome
I can't wait to tell you about my journey to Australia. I have so much to share about this trip, everything from catching the flight deal to get here to some of the most amazing days so far. I know I still owe you Italy; particularly Florence, but I really try not to force or … Continue reading A dream come true…Australia
Finally!!!! I had figured out what tagliatelle was. I had seen it on almost every menu in Rome, Florence and now Venice. After missing the Hop On – Hop Off boat while on Piazza San Marco island aka St. Mark’s Square we decided to go ahead and have dinner before the next boat arrived to … Continue reading Dear Venice,