Venice, Italy – Puppy Water Fountains, Singing Chinese Tourists, and JellyBean Colored Buildings

Day 1 Our first full day in Venice started with breakfast paninis at our hotel, Belle Epoque. They weren’t good, but it got me thinking more hotels should do breakfast paninis….if any hotels out there are reading this. Scattered throughout Italy you are bound to come across famous pieces of art. In Florence you see… Read More Venice, Italy – Puppy Water Fountains, Singing Chinese Tourists, and JellyBean Colored Buildings

Rome, Italy – Charcuterie, Holy ground, and we can’t find a good plate of pasta

Day 1 You cannot visit Italy without a stop in Rome. On day 14, with luggage in tow, we boarded a train heading north to the famous city. Once in Rome we took a taxi to our hotel sitting just off of the Spanish Steps. A great location for restaurants, shops, and gelato. We took… Read More Rome, Italy – Charcuterie, Holy ground, and we can’t find a good plate of pasta

Florence, Italy – The Worlds Best Spaghetti Carbonara, Gelato and Panini’s

Our last day in Lake Como we woke up to breakfast at our B&B then boarded a bus back to the train station. M and I got on a train headed to Florence spotting a couple potential pickpockets along the way. Always fun. A few hours later we arrived in Florence. Where it was 100+ degrees… Read More Florence, Italy – The Worlds Best Spaghetti Carbonara, Gelato and Panini’s