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Vatican City – A Look Around

Whether you’re Catholic or not, a visit to Rome isn’t complete without a visit to Vatican City.  And you’ll see why. First, St Peter’s Square which sits at the end of a grand boulevard, Via della Conciliazione.  Since we traveled…

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Eating our way through Rome

Because isn’t that the best way to experience a city?  We think so. Our dining experience in Rome started off poorly but then ended nicely.  Compared to other Italian destinations, we did not enjoy the food scene as much.…

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Visiting Rome in Winter: why it’s a good idea

Like Paris, Rome is one of the great European Capitals. We couldn’t live so close and not visit it one more time. I say ‘one more time’ because our first trip to Rome was almost 11 years ago. Back…

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Sunshine and Sea in the Amalfi Coast

May in France is inundated with holidays, all conveniently landing on Thursday this year.  May 1st was Labour Day and last Thursday was Victory in Europe Day. And there is still one yet (Ascension Day) at the end of…

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David’s 30th Birthday in Milan!

Last Friday was David’s birthday. And after he went to great lengths to plan and give me an unforgettable celebration in Tuscany, I just had to return the gesture.  David loves Italy so it was only fitting we planned…

Food Travel

Italian Food: A love affair

We had such amazing and incredibly delicious food in Italy that it just warranted its own post. There were some definitely memorable meals and great restaurants. Usually, whether on holiday or at home, this is what happens while David…

Food Travel

A Week in Tuscany

After the wonderful days in Cinque Terre, we took a train back to Pisa to pick up our rental car and headed to Greve in Chianti.  About an hour south of Florence and in the heart of the Chianti…

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Weekend in Cinque Terre Italy

I finally have some time in front of a computer to update you all on one of the best vacations we’ve been on – my birthday week in Italy. It being my champagne birthday, all I wanted was a…