PUMPKIN SPICE AND EVERYTHING NICE

Over a cozy phone call to my mother the other night, she mentioned how much she missed the blog. Which got me thinking about how much I, too, miss the blog. I could include a million disclaimers about my lack of presence on this space {gag me, we have heard it all before}, but instead I would rather just write.

Because, ultimately, that is what I miss most.

So, if you would be so inclined, let’s talk about pumpkin spice and everything Autumn {read: nice} shall we?

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VENICE, ITALY: A PHOTO DIARY

Venice is one of the most photogenic cities in the world. With narrow canals, charming locals, and colorful buildings, it truly is a photographer dream.

So far on the blog, I’ve explained what to know before visiting Venice and given my two cents as far as riding a gondala during said visit. However, personally I find my inspiration to visit a destination through images. So instead of drafting a guide in an attempt to convince you to drop everything and purchase a ticket to Venice, I’ve ordered Indian take-out and sifted through my travel photos to provide you with a photo diary. Continue Reading

WHAT’S ALL THE FUSS ABOUT FLORENCE?

When I first began planning my trip to Italy, I had only a few concrete ideas in my head. I knew I wanted to visit Rome {because, it’s Rome}. I also knew I wanted to spend some time floating on the town of Venice. After that it became a question of which coastal village I wanted to soak up the most rays. And finally, I was certain I wanted to go wine tasting in the Tuscany region.

However, as I continued to research, I consistently saw the Italian capital city of Florence on everyone’s radar. Continue Reading