We previously visited Bologna in October 2021. At that time, it was our first trip abroad since the pandemic had started, and our first time returning to Italy since our honeymoon in 2017. Masks were still in full effect, as were vaccination cards! Because it was our first time visiting the region of Emilia-Romagna, we […]

Back to Bologna

Bologna, Emilia-Romagna

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We opted to make the trek to Lake Como for a few nights upon our arrival to Italy. We have been in and out of Milan several times, but we’ve never had time to fit the lake into our itinerary. This trip we made sure to make it a priority. Making our way there from […]

Lake Como is Calling

Lake Como, Lombardy/Lombardia

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Getting to Genoa (Genova) from Austin was not a piece of cake. After a flight cancellation on our last leg, and 3 additional flights added to our itinerary, we finally arrived at 11pm…10 hours later than we were supposed to. And the icing on the cake? We were the only two passengers on the flight […]

Not So Gritty Genoa

Genoa/Genova, Liguria

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We took the ferry from Santa Margherita Ligure with the other tourists flocking to Portofino to see what the fuss was about! Never heard of Portofino? Well, it’s the town for the rich and the famous. Kourtney Kardashian and Travis Barker held their wedding reception at Castello Brown, a castle with gardens that is perched […]

Picturesque Portofino

Liguria, Portofino

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How do you like to travel when abroad? Do you like to stay in the same place or do you like to move every couple of days to see new cities? We’ve done both! On this trip, we tested out having a home base in Verona for 3 weeks and it turned out to be […]

Home Base in Verona

Veneto, Verona

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