Be as sneaky as old timey Venetian politicians while learning all the secrets of the Doge’s Palace!
Having family split over 3 countries can lead to a bit of chaos, especially when a baby's due date is part of the planning. New jobs and the ability to finally have our belongings sent[…]
Visiting hidden mineral springs outside of Rome. They’re good for the skin and have natural bubbles, too!
Sneaking away for an afternoon by the lake, we discovered a beautiful town named after eels. Or not.
Photo of the Supermoon from Rome, Italy. :)
The grueling work of eating my way out of a Neapolitan food bias.
If you only have an afternoon to visit the lovely isle of Capri, here are the three (and a half!) things you should do!
The be-all, end-all, do-all, mother-of-all posts on Pizza Margherita! (Trust me.)
Super secret picture of the top tier of the Colosseum!
I still love you, I’m just busy creating experiences to blog about – oh, and a new website, too!
Walking through the narrow streets of Venice, we were stopped by a crowd of men – who burst into song!
Venice, Italy Like the saying, "You are what you eat" goes, we are often influenced by the people around us. Having now spent time with Sherry Ott in three different and iconic Italian cities, I[…]
Venice, Italy On my first visit to Venice I was with a tour group for part of the time. One of the things they organized was a glassblowing demonstration, since nearby Murano is so famous[…]
Outside of the US Dear Universe, Sometimes I need to know that the door which just closed did so because another, much better one, is opening. You have my number. Thanks. Sincerely, Rantypants Every[…]
Rome, Italy I generally prefer chocolate frosting, though an occasional cream cheese-based confection will really get me. And while I have been slowly introducing Dario's family to some of my favorite American foods – stuffed[…]
Rome, Italy Dario and I decided to spend some time with the family back in Italy, both for the pleasure of being together for the holidays and to skip out on some of the cold,[…]
Naples, Italy You've probably heard of Pompeii, home of ash-covered treasures and the famous plaster casts of the bodies of unfortunate victims from Vesuvio's eruption in 79 A.D. New excavation techniques using were formulated, amazing[…]
Rome, Italy I love it when things go swimmingly! It's great when everything is exactly as relaxing, luxurious, delicious, and romantic as you'd hoped. On the other hand, it can also be oddly perfect when[…]