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{ Christmas Town: Rothenburg, Germany }

By Sunday, January 31, 2016 1

One of our travel priorities while being in Europe for Christmas was to visit a place where we would experience plenty of the holiday spirit since we couldn't be home with family this year. We had heard a lot about the Christmas markets of Germany and several people mentioned that Rothenburg was the best town ...

{ Civita di Bagnoregio: Day Trip from Rome }

By Saturday, August 1, 2015 0

If you're looking for a fantastic day trip from Rome, put a visit to Civita di Bagnoregio at the top of your list. Last month, we got in the car and drove a little less than two hours North to this ancient city I read about on another Italian travel blog. When we arrived, we ...

{ Touring Tuscany: La Presura Farm }

By Wednesday, May 20, 2015 0

This post is a little overdue, but I am finally getting around to sharing our first experience visiting the beautiful region of Toscana at the beginning of the month. I mentioned this in a previous post, but when we scheduled our trip to Tuscany, we planned absolutely nothing in advance other than the room we booked ...

{ Peony Farm & Brunch in Viterbo }

By Tuesday, April 28, 2015 0

Last weekend we drove about an hour and a half North of Rome to the charming town of Viterbo to tour a peony farm and have brunch at a countryside bed and breakfast. The farm, Centro Botanico Moutan, is the largest peony producer in the world, with over 600 varieties spread out over 37 acres ...

{ Nettuno: Sicily-Rome American Cemetery & Beachside Town }

By Tuesday, April 21, 2015 0

Last weekend, we drove about an hour and a half Southwest out of Rome to visit the Sicily-Rome American Cemetery and Memorial in Nettuno. It's one of two permanent American World War II cemeteries in Italy, and is dedicated to those who died or went missing during the American-British invasion to liberate Italy. It's always ...

{ Pasqua in Umbria }

By Monday, April 6, 2015 0

Since our car arrived last week and practically everything in Rome is closed for Pasqua, we decided it would be the perfect time to take our first day trip out of the city. We didn't have a destination in mind, but simply got in the car and headed for the countryside. We found ourselves in the ...