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September 18, 2019

Amalfi, a word and place synonymous with lemons, clear waters, pastel villas clinging to cliff and vintage convertibles. The gorgeous (and centrally located) town of Amalfi is all of these things and so much more!

Being less than a 20 minute bus ride away from the roman...

July 13, 2019

Tuscany is made for daytrips and spontaneous jaunts through the countryside and there is no better place to stop than arguably the most famous of the hilltop villages, Siena.

Blouse (similar) // Zimmermann Skirt (similar) // Ballet Flats from a little store in...

March 17, 2019

This classic movie from the early 2000's is riddled with light comedic moments, life-affirming experiences and of course some of the most enticing montages of Italy's best scenery. So, on an evening during our stay in southern Tuscany we decided to make the journey up...

March 2, 2019

I developed a lifelong love affair with food and cooking when I was a teenager, envying my Italian friends for the hours spent in the kitchen with their Nonna or time spent making passata in the garage. Needless to say, when given the opportunity to learn from the very...

September 19, 2018

Venice was the first stop on our almost two month sojourn through Italy and for us, it was overwhelmingly enchanting and an all-consuming experience of everything Italian.

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As a city rich in history, architecture and art there is more than enough things to keep an...

June 12, 2018

We awoke to a misty morning in Venice and decided there was no better way to spend the day than to head across the lagoon to the colourful island, Burano.

January 25, 2018

Is there a day more incredible than cruising along the Amalfi coast in your own beautiful wooden boat with the crystal blue waters beneath you and equally pristine skies above? The answer is of course, no! 

J and I were lucky enough to board the Sea Living boat at...

January 4, 2018

On the northern most tip of the largest lake in Italy, Lake Garda, you will find a town filled with juxtapositions which marry so well together you almost find yourself wondering why the world isn't filled with more towns like Riva del Garda. 

 

J and I quickly disc...

November 3, 2017

Perched along the south of the west coast of Lake Garda is the peaceful town of Salò.

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The town of Salò has many boutiques and lake side restaurants/cafes to enjoy.

J and I spent an entire morning strolling along the docks and the shore, watching that now infamous mist...

October 26, 2017

As the lesser known cousin of Lake Como (but the largest lake in Italy), Lake Garda offers its own unique charm and beauty. Only 40 minutes from fair Verona, our first stop along its long and changing banks was the town of Sirmione. My Roman Uncle said it was one of hi...

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