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 sentContinue Reading
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. :)
Rome, Italy Dario and I were just settling down to watch some movies after a heavy dinner of Italian-ized American food. See, when there's a good deal on prosciutto, Mamma buys a bunch of itContinue Reading
The grueling work of eating my way out of a Neapolitan food bias.
Rome, Italy You may have noticed that I've acquired some Neapolitan snobbishness about food from my Italian in-laws. It is not helped by the fact that when we visit our non-Neapolitan friends in Napoli, theyContinue Reading
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!
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, IContinue Reading
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 famousContinue Reading
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, amazingContinue Reading
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 whenContinue Reading
Today's post is written by Dario! He's been promising me a guest post for some time, so when Silvia from Trippando told me about a contest she and Travel – Moments in Time were havingContinue Reading
Capri, Italy Living in Naples gives one all sorts of opportunities for adventure, eating, and uber-tourist activities. A travel outfit affiliated with my employer had a day trip heading to Capri, so I joined in.Continue Reading
Pesaro, Italy When we visited Dario's family in Pesaro they took us out for a dinner of piadina, a typical food from the region. It's half-way between a burrito and a panino: a tortilla-like flatbreadContinue Reading