europe, italy, travel

pompeii & mount vesuvius wine tasting

For years, I have dreamed of traveling to Southern Italy, & last September, my dream came true. After spending several days in Rome & the Amalfi Coast, we made Naples our home & set off to explore Pompeii! History of Pompeii On August 29, 70 A.D. Mount Vesuvius erupted, covering the city of Pompeii in […]

europe, italy, travel

naples, italy

When planning our trip to Southern Italy, we knew Rome & the Amalfi Coast were absolute musts. But after hours of planning & researching…& more planning & researching, we had two extra days with no place to stay! We didn’t have enough time to head north to Tuscany, & we didn’t want to extend our […]

food, italy, travel

eating & drinking in positano

Positano is a dream vacation destination. From the shimmering Mediterranean to the colorful streets, fashionable boutiques & lemon-scented everything, it’s hard to imagine a more perfect getaway. After a full day of exploring, beach-going, hiking, & shopping, there’s nothing better than a tasty cocktail & a delicious dinner! Before heading to Positano, I researched high […]

europe, italy, travel

the amalfi coast

The Amalfi Coast is one of the most picturesque places on Earth. From the shimmering Mediterranean to the colorful streets of Positano, to the idyllic beaches of Amalfi Town & the dramatic cliffside views from Ravello, you could easily spend weeks exploring & never tire of the Amalfi Coast. If you’re dreaming of an Amalfi […]

italy, travel

vatican aperitif & night tour

If you find yourself in Rome over the summer (& on a Friday night), you absolutely have to get tickets for the Vatican Aperitif & Night Tour! There is nothing like enjoying a glass of wine while listening to a concert in Fontana della Digna & exploring the Vatican Museums under the starlit sky. In […]