A day in Florence

Florence is one of our favorite cities in Italy. While I recommend having at least a few days there, we realize that’s not always possible. If you’re staying in another part of Italy, such as Rome or Venice and plan to take a day trip here, check out this itinerary so you don’t miss a … More A day in Florence

Favorite Travel Movies

Below is our growing list of our favorite travel movies. All of these have the ability to transport you somewhere far away (without leaving the comfort of your couch). Eat Pray Love Eat Pray Love transports you to Italy, India and Bali. Based off the novel by Elizabeth Gilbert, newly divorced Liz (played by Julia … More Favorite Travel Movies

Florence City Guide

Galleria d’Accademia When you’re in Florence, if you only plan on visiting one museum, make it the Galleria. It’s small, only takes 1-2 hours to visit and is home to one of the world’s most famous masterpieces: The David statue. It is worth it to purchase in advance, rather than spend 2-3 hours waiting in … More Florence City Guide

Visiting Venice

Hello everyone!! The last leg of our Italian journey brought us to Venice! This city is amazing because of how different it is from any other place in the world. The entire city is built on a canal system and you get from place to place by foot or by boat. You could go an entire … More Visiting Venice

Cinque Terre

Hey everyone! As I mentioned in our Florence blog post, we were lucky enough to take a day trip with Ciao Florence to Cinque Terre! The name Cinque Terre translates to Five Lands, which is fitting, since 5 seaside villages are nestled into the cliffs along the Mediterranean. We were able to visit 4/5 Cinque … More Cinque Terre

Firenze and Family

Hello there! Florence (aka Firenze) is a city of history, art and culture. I absolutely fell in love with Florence and I am hoping that I can give you a taste of this incredible city. We traveled to Florence from Rome by train on Sunday evening. It took about 2 hours on the high speed … More Firenze and Family