Monthly Archives: November 2011

Rome- From stick to stick, Romans in the valley, the Lizzie McGuire Story

Ahhhh Rome, the eternal city. What secrets do you hold? Rome was our last stop on the whirlwind journey through Italy, and even though we only had two days to explore, I would say it was worth it. On our … Continue reading

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Herculean

On our last day in Naples we wandered the city in the morning, grabbed some pizza lunch, and headed to Herculean, the other city lost in the Vesuvius eruption. We had heard it was much easier to see everything, and … Continue reading

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Naples- the nitty gritty

I Loved Naples. You don’t have to press me to tell you that, I will gladly divulge that information to anyone but it’s not for everyone. If you’re looking to have a nice vacation somewhere beautiful, stay in nearby Sorrento. … Continue reading

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Capri, chasing down summer

It took all day to get from Florence to Naples so our first night was spent figuring out what we would do, and eating pizza at Gino Sorbillo, one of the best pizzeria’s in Italy, and quite probably the world. … Continue reading

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Florence Maybe?

We went to Florence at the wrong time. For the birthplace of the Renaissance, with museums containing works by the like of Michelangelo, Donatello, Da Vinci, and Botticelli, Brunelleschi (and more), we certainly picked the worst part of the week … Continue reading

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Venice- the big guns

Our second day in Venice (technically Mirano) started with grey skies and rain. Since we had been traveling three weeks at this point we took a day off. We were going to trip to nearby Padova, but decided to spend … Continue reading

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Venice- a maze built on water

After one whole day in Milan we were pretty tired, so on train to Venice we got in some pretty great naps. We arrived to Venice feeling refreshed. Not wanting to waste time, we left our luggage at the train … Continue reading

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