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  • exploring the lost city of Pompeii - Italy - Travel - @lacegraceblog1

    Exploring The Lost City of Pompeii

    On August 24th 79 A.D Mount Vesuvius erupted, pouring lava and hot ash over the bustling city of Pompeii.   Approximately 2,000 people perished and the town was preserved in a cast of hot…

    Friday, March 3, 2017
  • The Best Way to Visit Florence's Duomo - Italy Travel - @lacegraceblog1

    Best Way to Visit Florence’s Duomo

    I had mixed feelings about Florence when we were planning our vacation to Italy last fall.  Out of all of our stops, I was least excited about Florence.  I am not much of an…

    Saturday, February 25, 2017
  • The Village of Murano

    As I have mentioned before, when visiting Venice, a day trip to the surrounding islands is a must.  During our stay we visited the island of Burano (recap here) which but before we spent…

    Tuesday, February 14, 2017
  • Rosewood’s Castiglion del Bosco

    When I hear the name Rosewood Hotels I instantly think the crรจme de la crรจme of the luxury resort industry. When I was a bratty pre-teen, my parents took me to Rosewood’s Little Dix…

    Friday, February 10, 2017
  • Roman Aqueduct Park

    Rome is full of historical attractions. From the Colosseum to The Vatican it is hard to plan time to see places beyond the main sights.  Slightly South of the main center of Rome you…

    Monday, January 30, 2017
  • An afternoon in the town of Montalcino

    An Afternoon in the Town of Montalcino

    Less than an hour from Montefollonico (our Tuscan Countryside home base) is the charming town of Montalcino.  We spent an afternoon in Montalcino and could not have asked for better weather.   The drive…

    Thursday, January 19, 2017
  • 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! ๐Ÿ™‚  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