Europe, Italy

La Vita Bella

I was only in Florence for a day but it’s easily one of my favorite places in Italy if not the world - that I’ve been to at least. After spending Wednesday in Tarquinia, a little town on the coast, it was fun to go back to a bigger city. Tarquinia is known for its… Continue reading La Vita Bella

Europe, Italy

My Roman Holiday

The only disappointing thing about Vatican City is that, despite being its own country, they do not stamp your passport upon entry. And I really wanted a stamp from Vatican City. Besides that though, it’s basically the most amazing thing you can imagine. We arrived around 10:30 and waited in line to enter for about… Continue reading My Roman Holiday

Europe, Italy

Villas and Vias

Reading about Rome and Italy in a book is one thing, but it’s quite another to turn a corner and see the Colosseum. My second week in Italy has been absolutely amazing. Wednesday was a day trip to Tivoli, a small hill town home to two of Italy’s most amazing villas. The older one is… Continue reading Villas and Vias