No ‘Rome’ing today.

It’s our first official day in Rome! We have quite a bit of time here, 4 nights this stay and another two after Positano, so we have some time to chill out which is nice! Chris’s sisters (and their husbands) kindly bought us a colosseum tour and today is the day! We got up nice…

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Driving the Tuscan hills

We checked out from our paradise in the Tuscan hills! Sad to say goodbye, but so glad we had this experience. If you want to know where we stayed check out this post for details In planning we decided to splurge and book a private driver/tour from Tuscany to Rome. The reason for this decision…

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Tuscany – Day Three

Today I don’t have a lot to report, because relax mode is ON! We had an amazing breakfast and then headed straight to the pool chairs to read and relax … and that is all. Guys … drizzle honey on your cheese. I dare you. I finished reading a whole novel, yep. Napped. drank wine,…

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Tuscany – Day Two (please last forever)

Day Two in paradise. This place. GAHD! Chris has decided he must have been switched at birth as this is his true home, in the Tuscan countryside. Initially the fanciness of this place was a little intimidating, but now, we are ALL IN. Bring on all the fancy. We are fancy as heck. Todays plans…

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Tuscan Adventures

What a day. We looked out the window to dark grey clouds. The rains are coming. We ventured out into it to head to the station for our train trip to Siena. We thought we would get some Euros before we left Florence, as we may need cash in Tuscany. (big mistake) We expected to…

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Florence – Day Three

The days are starting to fly by now! Likely because I keep napping in the afternoon after our big lunches. It’s a tough life. Florence is a little bit too busy at the moment, so we are really enjoying heading away from the main tourist area. Ironically even though we are smack bang in the…

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Florence – Day Two

Today started well! I always wake a bit earlier than Chris to catch up with emails and talk to my home people or read a book and when Chris wakes the day begins. Todays breaky was brought to you by fresh bread, sugar pretzels, pistachios and truffle cream. Today Chris set himself up to eat…

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We arrived in Florence

Today we were mostly in transit … but can we just take a moment to acknowledge how great the Europe rail lines are?? In less than two hours we went from Venice to Florence! SUPER easy … the walk to our Airbnb with cases, not so much… but thats behind us now. We are here.…

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Venice – Day Four

Today was, wandering until our feet hurt (actually my entire body … because shit, I am getting old) We haven’t really had a goal with our walking, just exploration and today we wanted  to pretty much clock the place so we have seen it all. We found a really pretty part at the tip of…

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Venice – Day Three

Started the day with a great sleep and a breakfast of champions… Fresh bread and some of our Italian food haul. Truffle/artichoke spread, cheese, salami, butter and bread! Full and ready to adventure. Today was ultra chill … decided to go wherever our feet wanted to take us. It took us in circles because we…

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