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Roman Holiday

Kevin and I took the train from Florence to Rome and were so excited since it was both of our first times visiting.  We wanted to take in Rome slowly, so we gave ourselves a few extra days to explore.  We stayed in an adorable Airbnb located near the Spanish Steps that put us in walking distance to all of the sights, which worked out perfectly (minus the 90 degree heat and humidity)! read more

Tuscany Travels Part II

I felt that this deserved its own post.  This was the best meal we had on our trip, and possibly one of the best meals I’ve ever eaten.  EVER.  It’s up there.  If you ever find yourself in Tuscany, be sure to stop here and order exactly what we had.  Thank you to our local tour guide Franco Fadda for taking us and ordering up this deliciousness! read more

Tuscany Travels Part I

Ever since I laid my eyes on Diane Lane in Under the Tuscan Sun I’ve dreamed of visiting Tuscany.  You can only imagine my excitement when Kevin and I took a day trip from Florence to wine taste Tuscan style. read more

Falling for Florence

After all of the excitement in Venice we were excited for our next stop- Florence, or as the Italians say, Firenze!  The weather was a bit more humid when we visited (think BIG hair kind of day) but that didn’t stop us from exploring. read more


The Grand Canal

Venice.  Venice has so much meaning to me besides being one of the most beautiful and romantic cities in the world.  It happens to be the subject of my first blog post here on CH, and much more importantly, it was where Kevin asked me to marry him.  So for that (mostly the latter of course), Venice will always be a very special place. read more