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  • Tuscany's Montefollonico is the perfect place to relax and live like a local

    Tuscany’s Montefollonico

    The Tuscan region of Italy was everything I hoped it to be. After a jam packed schedule of museums and art exhibits in Florence, I was ready for a more laid back atmosphere in…

    Sunday, January 8, 2017
  • The Best of Capri Itinerary

    The best of capri itinerary- What to do, see and eat Are you getting sick of me sharing all about our Italy vacation yet?  No? Good! 🙂  I have been posting all about our…

    Thursday, December 15, 2016
  • The Best Way to See the Colosseum in Rome

    One of the most famous landmarks in Rome (if not in all of Italy) has to be the Colosseum- originally called the Flavian Amphitheater.  The Colosseum completed construction in 80 AD and held enough…

    Tuesday, December 6, 2016
  • McClintock Distilling

    This weekend marks the grand opening of Downtown Frederick’s newest Distillery- McClintock Distilling and the hubs and I were able to take a sneak peek last weekend with a tour and tasting. I have…

    Friday, December 2, 2016
  • The Charming Canals of Venice

    We began our Italian vacation on the floating city of Venice.  I have heard a lot of mixed opinions about Venice, but I have to say I was completely smitten. A recommendation we received…

    Monday, November 28, 2016
  • Rainbow Burano

    Our first stop in Italy was to the floating island of Venice. We made sure that one full day was spent exploring the nearby islands of Murano and Burano. Burano, the colorful fishermen’s island…

    Monday, November 21, 2016
  • Vignamaggio is over 600 years old and a must see while in the Chianti Classico Region of Tuscany

    Tuscany’s Vignamaggio Estate

    A little less than an hour south of Florence you will find one of the oldest vino estates in Tuscany- Vignamaggio! Vignamaggio is over 600 years old and a must see while in the…

    Friday, November 18, 2016
  • Trastevere Food Tour with Eating Italy

      Trastevere is often called the ‘Brooklyn’ of Rome and is currently known for its amazing food, ivy covered walls, cobble stone streets and lively night life.  Back in the day Trastevere (which means beyond…

    Monday, November 7, 2016
  • Visiting the Vatican with Walks of Italy

                      I am hopping around a bit on telling the story of our Italy adventure by starting with our amazing tour with Walks of Italy  to Vatican City during the Rome leg of our trip.  Visiting…

    Monday, October 31, 2016
  • One Day in Istanbul

                  Introduction We are finally back home after a trip of a lifetime. We visited Venice, Florence, the Tuscan Countryside, Rome and Amalfi Coast while in Italy and I…

    Friday, October 28, 2016