Month: September 2021

Stomping Into Fall

What better way to welcome in the autumn months than by taking part in the wine harvest season in Italia! Heading towards the end of summer we still didn’t have our car back from the repair shop so many of these excursions have been tours (or done by taking public transport). So we stomped our…

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A Sunken City

Snorkeling the Underwater Archaeological Park of Baia! After waking up during the middle of the night to thunder and pouring rain, I thought without a doubt this excursion would be cancelled in the morning. It was already set to be rainy and dreary all day, but when I heard the storms coming through I thought,…

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Tomato Fun!

There‚Äôs nothing like a morning spent in the peaceful countryside of Lazio rolling up our sleeves and learning how to can tomato sauce like the Italians. SO. MUCH. FUN!! With our car still in the shop, we signed up for a tour to help out sorting, washing, cooking, grinding, and bottling tomatoes! After our hard…

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New Decrees. New Inspiration.

As of August 6th, Italy set a new decree stating that it is mandatory to have a “green pass” showing a person is vaccinated in order to enter basically any indoor establishment (museums, malls, indoor dining, underground, etc). Luckily for us we didn’t really have to worry about that until a few days later. We…

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Maestro Bocelli

Onto the third week of July and we found ourselves indulging in yet another extravagant adventure and in Tuscany for the second time! When we arrived in November 2020 and had just finished quarantine from traveling, I saw a poster here advertising a concert for the following year. I had no idea if it was…

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Bologna Food Tour

Barrels of balsamico, wheels of cheese, and wall to wall floors of curing ham- sounds like my kind of Saturday! July had already started off with a bang with our long weekend in Tuscany. Maybe that’s why we felt the need to go big again the next weekend. Leaving Friday right after work, a 3.5…

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