Must-do’s in Florence

Must-do’s in Florence

Climb the Duomo: one of the greatest views I have experienced Pizza at Gusta! Hike up to the Forte di Belvedere for the view without crowds Eat at Ristorante Buca Mario Cross the Ponte Vecchio (“Old Bridge”) at sunset Eat at Cucina Torcicoda: full of…

Springtime in Cinque Terre

Springtime in Cinque Terre

Before we are done with the Europe posts, I think we all need some eye candy in the form of Cinque Terre. Spending the last week our Europe life in Italy was probably the best but worst idea because it was so perfect, which made…

Pizza in Pisa!

Pizza in Pisa!

After our time in Tuscany, Pisa was our base city since we were also heading north to Cinque Terre! Pisa is cheaper and easier to stay in than the coastal towns, especially now that Cinque Terre will be limiting tourists and requiring tickets for entry.…

Tuscany Road Trip

Tuscany Road Trip

Setting off on a Tuscan road trip with friends is a great idea – just take it from us! We met up with our friends in Florence, packed into a Volkswagen, and hit the road. I’ve already posted some highlights of the trip, but here…

Under the Tuscan Sun

Under the Tuscan Sun

This is the way I want to travel for the rest of my life … less big cities with sightseeing, and more relaxing in the countryside like we did in Tuscany with our friends. It was truly so refreshing to just soak up the open…