August 14, 2015: Pompeii

As I mentioned in the previous post (but I’ll re-mention now, as I’m assuming nobody made it through that entire absurdly lengthy post…), we were supposed to go to Pompeii on our honeymoon but it was pouring rain and we ended up skipping out on this excursion, deciding that this was just one more reason to come back to Italy one day. Continue reading

August 11-14, 2015: Coasting Along The Amalfi Coast

Took our “car” down to the Amalfi Coast, where we spent a few days exploring various parts of the coast, driving the windy, sphincter-clenching, cliff-hanging roads, and just walking and hiking around. Continue reading

August 11, 2015: They Let Us Into The Vatican!

Though we’d been to Rome before (on our honeymoon) and seen the major sites, we didn’t plan anything in advance back then and weren’t willing to stand in line 2 hours for anything, cus we’re cool like that. Plus, this just gave us an excuse to come back to Rome one day.  Continue reading

August 8-11, 2015: Siena

Made our way down to Siena for three days of…. thunderstorms!! Not only was it insanely hot and humid (and our hostel didn’t have A/C), it was raining almost the entire time. But we still managed to squeeze some sightseeing in, as you can see below! Continue reading

August 8, 2015: Lucca + Pisa

Temporarily parted ways with Steve after Cinque Terre:  he took off for Yacht Week in Croatia and we stayed in Italy for some more exploring. You’ll just have to keep following the blog to find out how and when we reunite!! Continue reading