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So….we spent far too much time in the U.S. in 2019. We started with about three months in Kentucky (including quick weekends in Nashville and Louisville). As some of you know, Robert’s brother was diagnosed with cancer and we moved … Continue reading
I know, I know, you are thinking “why on earth is she talking about Christmas in February?” Well, the answer is because we post our blogs in order and we are way, way behind schedule. So, without further ado.
It is that time again… The hot chocolate in France is seriously delicious. I almost never drink hot chocolate. Then, I land in France, and it is hot chocolate nearly every single day. (Robert reports that the espresso is miserable).
We didn’t do much in Paris due to the transit strike and the nasty weather, but before the strike got going we made our way to Versailles for a day. Here is what we learned (a bit tongue in cheek).
It is that time again….but we have surprisingly few final thoughts on Italy.
We always like to find a few off the beaten path places in every city we visit. So, after hitting the highlights, we planned out an off the beaten path self-guided walking tour of Rome (along with a few highlights … Continue reading
Rome is a great city for walking. Not too many hills (only 7!) and something to see around nearly every corner. Plus, gelato and slices of Roman-style pizza all along the way if you need a sugar or fat buzz. … Continue reading
A day trip to Lucca is a piece of cake from Florence, and well worth it. Just hop on the train and go.
If you want to get slightly off the beaten path while in Florence, you could do far worse than visiting the Stibbert Museum.