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Day trip to Positano from Rome

The Amalfi Coast is a popular side trip out of Rome, and for a good reason. The cliff-perched villages and umbrella strewn beaches are straight out of a postcard. If you want to visit a location that screams Under the Tuscan Sun (well, the part where she isn’t in Tuscany) and all things Italy, this […] Read more…

Roman Holiday

In true Roman Holiday, Audrey Hepburn style, we are going all black and white. Rome was beautiful in color, but there is something about looking at these old ruins and stunning monuments in black and white that just makes my heart go pitter-patter. Our Roman itinerary was equally full for a mere 3 days in town. […] Read more…

Florence Photo Diary

Gabby and I always talked about taking a Grand European Tour after college. From Great Britain to France to Italy to Greece to Egypt, we were going to see every significant museum, artistic and archaeological piece that there was to see. And then maybe hit a beach and ride some camels, or something. But I […] Read more…

Call me Julia

Here are some highlights from the last few weeks. You can go ahead and call me Julia Child. Mussels. The cheapest luxury item found in Helsinki, 5 euro for 1 kilogram. I am pretty darn impressed with myself, considering that I had never even eaten mussels prior to this. I think it is much easier […] Read more…