Cinque Terre

Cinque Terre is one of my favorite places I have ever visited. The five villages that make up this area are built on the steep hillsides overlooking the Italian Riviera. There are no busy streets, no museums, no fancy stores, and no busy life. Instead you get to enjoy the sea, the food, the people […]

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Florence

Our next stop on our Italian adventure was Florence. I love Florence.  It is the home of the Renaissance with many museums showcasing art from Michelangelo, Botticelli, and many more. The Duomo is a Gothic cathedral visible from all over the city making it a great landmark to help you get around. We stayed for […]

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Day Trip Along The Amalfi Coast

On our second full day in Sorrento we set off to explore the Amalfi Coast. It is some of the most beautiful coastline in all of Italy. We took the bus from Sorrento to Positano, Amalfi, and Ravello. The drive was a treacherous, narrow, and windy ride. The views definitely make the ride worth it […]

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Sorrento

Sorrento was my favorite place when I came to Italy ten years ago and did not disappoint this time either. It is a beautiful coastal town overlooking the Bay of Naples. From here you have beautiful views of Naples, Isle of Capri, and Mt. Vesuvius. This is my favorite base for visiting nearby Pompeii, Capri, […]

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Capri Day Trip

Capri is an island off the coast of Italy in the Gulf of Naples. The island is gorgeous and romantic, surrounded by clear and extremely blue ocean water with lemon trees growing everywhere. It has been an escape for the rich and famous for many years with beautiful villas and high end shops and restaurants. […]

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Pompeii

We left Rome to make our way to Sorrento and the Amalfi Coast. We decided last minute to make a quick stop in Pompeii and were so glad we did. Pompeii was so easy to get to and was a highlight of my whole trip.  I would definitely make the time to go there if […]

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Two Days in Rome

I love Rome! The Italian capitol is a bustling city that has so much history around every corner. The people are friendly, the sights are amazing, and the food is oh so good. We only had two days to spend in one of Europe’s most visited cities, but surprisingly we saw everything we wanted to […]

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Istanbul

This summer Cameron and I moved to a new apartment in Salt Lake City. The movers were trying to fit our couch through the door and ended up hitting the sprinkler in the ceiling, causing our apartment to flood. We then had to move down the hall to a spare apartment with only our mattress, […]

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London For Valentine’s Day

Last year for the long Valentine’s Day weekend, we decided to head across the pond to London. We were a little apprehensive because we had heard London has bad weather, gross food, and is expensive. While yes, it is expensive, we had a wonderful time full of delicious food and sunny days. We landed in […]

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