• The Wall of Lucca

    We did not purposely stop by Lucca, we actually missed the train to Pisa and had two hours till the next train left.  With two hours to kill, we decided to walk

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  • A Walk Through Parma

    We arrived in Parma exhausted from our flight and from fighting Milan’s 9 a.m. traffic.  We were lucky our hotel let us check in immediately and Drew and I flopped on

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  • 6 Hours in Florence

    We decided to head to Florence after our trip to Pisa, which if you haven’t read about that you can here, and we honestly weren’t expecting too much.  In fact, we

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  • Thoughts on taking the train to Pisa

    Ah, Pisa.  Is any trip to Tuscany complete without seeing the Leaning Tower of Pisa?  I would say, yes.  We spent two hours in Pisa and I am good with

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  • Montecatini Alto and the funicular

    We stayed in Montecatini Terme while we were in Italy, and when we checked into our hotel, we were told about the funicular that goes to Montecatini Alto.  The funicular

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  • Driving in Italy – 5 Likes and Dislikes

    While we were in Italy we got a rental car, and let me just say it was an experience driving in Italy.  Just getting out of the parking garage the

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  • Road trip to Saturnia and the ditch

    After walking around Lucca and Pisa the previous day, we decided a car trip was in order to rest, relax and see the countryside.  We started out driving to Montecarlo

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Funny Friday – Travel Stories

This travel story happened on a very rainy day in Italy when Drew and I decided we were going to drive to Cinque Terre.  Now if you have ever been to Cinque Terre, you can probably guess how this story goes, but let this one serve as a reminder, driving in the rain on unfamiliar roads is never a good

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Tent Camping – Fall Essentials

Fall is here!  Apple cider, pumpkin patches and…. tent camping!  Yes I realize that last one was a stretch but honestly living in the southeast means during fall the nights are cooler, but the days are still warm.  As a family we love tent camping during fall, but there are a few essentials we never leave home without.  Some are

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September in Review

I feel like this month has flown by, and I haven’t really worked at all on creating new content for our website.  Usually when a travel blogger stops writing for a while, they are either out of money or currently traveling.  I would love to say that was my reason, however, it’s not.  This month I have been struggling with

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Sunday Travel Deals

  It’s been a long while since I had any really good deals to post for you guys, but this weekend I found a few that caught my eye I wanted to share.  Like always I tried to include deals for everyone.  Cold weather, warm weather, weekend or week vacation, keep reading for some great deals that will have you

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