An Olive Oil Farm in Tuscany

An Olive Oil Farm in Tuscany

One of the remaining things I have been dying to do in Europe is visit an olive oil farm in the Tuscan countryside. Even that sentence is so dreamy, and I’ve had it high on my list. I thought it would need to be on…

Florence with Friends

Florence with Friends

What is better than Florence? … Florence with FRIENDS! For this final leg through Europe we planned to meet up with Tay & Megan, our friends from high school / college! There is nothing like old friends who you know well and feel so comfortable…

back to milano on a terrible airline :)

back to milano on a terrible airline :)

we left paris for milan bright and early on the final day of our actual travels. milan marked the beginning of chase’s new role with google europe. his team is spread throughout europe, but they were having a conference in milan for a week and…

world expo 2015

world expo 2015

this was a travel lovers dream!! i felt lucky to attend the 2015 world expo in milan. it is like the modern world fair, and happens every 5 years somewhere different throughout the world. needless to say, it was the best opportunity to be able…

an italian city without the tourists

an italian city without the tourists

italy is such a loved & well-discovered destination worldwide. this is for good reason, but it comes at the cost of being crowded all year round. visit almost any area in this country and you can expect to be rubbing shoulders with lots of other tourists taking…