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Pisa, Italy

We made a quick pit stop in Pisa on our way to Florence, Italy to visit the Leaning Tower. After getting off the train at Pisa Centrale,  we dropped off our luggage at their… 123 more words



sometimes my mind wanders to places I’ve been and to places I hope to be.

here, I was lucky enough to drive from Austria to Italy. 40 more words


Our Monthly Country Adventure Begins

Well, not quite yet but we just booked our first apartment and we’re really excited!

For all of September, we’ll be staying in this insanely beautiful, quaint, lush, … 37 more words


My Official Tour of Firenze

So two days ago, on the first day of orientation, we all got up at 8am in the rain to do a tour of the city. 489 more words


The Weekend of Wow

“The Creator made Italy from designs by Michelangelo” ~ Mark Twain

So this week I went to Milan, one of the most beautiful cities in the world. 687 more words

Along the Shores of Lake Como, Varenna, Italy

Shot handheld at Dusk.  Found this neat little town (Varenna) through a tip from Rick Steve’s Guidebook.  Stayed at Hotel Olivedo (also Rick Steve’s recommendation).  Hotel Manager was fluent in Italian, German, and English.   32 more words


The extraordinary and the ordinary ... or today would be a good day to be in Venice

It’s been a while since I did one of my Monday travel posts, but as I thought about where I’d like to re-visit today, I realised that the photo above (which hangs on my living room wall) was taken exactly ten years ago today, when I spent a day in Venice. 632 more words