Rome in Under 24 Hours

Colosseum in Rome

Its been a while since I’ve posted anything, but now I have some great travel stories to share with you. First up is Rome and, yes, you read that correctly: under 24 hours! I had never been to Rome before, but was extremely excited to visit. My husband and I were trying to meet up with his parents, his great aunt, and a close family friend in Rome. The way things worked out, we flew Continue Reading →

Turin, Italy

Turin, Italy

Recently, we took a quick trip to Turin for the weekend. We chose Turin because neither one of us had been there before and its just 3 hours away. We had to stop in Annecy, France quickly to drop some things off with a friend Saturday morning before heading to Turin. Since we’ve  driven through the Mont Blanc tunnel several times now, we decided to take a different route and use the Frejus Road Tunnel Continue Reading →

Lake Maggiore and the Borromean Islands

Lake Maggiore & the Borromean Islands

This past Friday, we had horrible rainy weather in Geneva and we wanted to get away from it. So, we decided (very last minute) to head to Italy’s Lake Maggiore for the weekend. Lake Maggiore is right next to Lake Como and only about a 3 hour drive from Geneva. We made our hotel reservations online, packed in about 15 minutes, and grabbed our Italy guidebook so we could plan out what we wanted to Continue Reading →

Road Trip to Cinque Terre, Italy – Part 2

Cinque Terre Roadtrip Part 2

Part 2 of Our Road Trip to Cinque Terre, Italy Last week, I shared the first part of our road trip to Cinque Terre, Italy. This week, I’ll finish the story. If you remember, we had just arrived in Lerici, Italy after a bit of a late night and early morning. We arrived at our hotel at 9 am and got instructions on where to park our car. After parking the car, we walked the Continue Reading →

Road Trip to Cinque Terre, Italy – Part 1

Cinque Terre Roadtrip Part 1

Part 1 of Our Road Trip to Cinque Terre, Italy As you might have guessed from reading this blog, my husband and I love to travel. When people ask me where I want to go the most, I can never decide on just one place. In fact, I don’t think there’s a single place I do not want to visit! Unfortunately, there are so many places I haven’t been to yet. But on the plus Continue Reading →