A First Time Visit to Florence, Italy

What to see on your first visit to Florence, Italy What a winner. Florence tops my list of a year and a half of traveling.…

One Day in Mantua, Italy

An itinerary for visiting Mantua, Italy It’s time to put a visit to Mantua in Northern Italy on your list! Since 2007, the gorgeous old…

Everything You Need To Know About Hiking the Path of the Gods

Are you ready to hike the famous Path of the Gods? Sentiero degli Dei, or Path of the Gods, is a well-travelled path between the…

5 Things to Do in Milan

I’ll be honest, I’ve always told people that I don’t like Milan. My first visit was in 2012 and it was less than glamourous. I’m…

Travel Postcards

Do you send postcards while you’re travelling? I’ve only ever sent one. When I left on my first big trip abroad, I wasn’t coming back…

POTW: Milan

This week’s POTW is from my visit to Milan. I wasn’t thrilled with my visit to Italy’s fashion capital, but the Duomo was breathtaking.

When in Rome, Do As the Romans Do

What to see on your first visit to Rome Quando sei a Roma, fai come i Romani! Or, when in Rome, do as the Romans…

Hiking the Cinque Terre

Finally! This is a massive check mark on my travel bucket list. Years ago I got a postcard from my friend Hayley. It was a…

Under the Tuscan Mixed Weather

Before I go home, I have to go back to Tuscany. I took a guided, one-day tour through Sienna, San Gimignano, Pisa, and the hills…

Shoot Me, There’s a Lindt Store

This is a Lindt store in the Piazza del Duomo in Florence. This is my favourite chocolate. I grew up loving this chocolate. I still…