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Cinque Terre

ITALY | Monday, 11 Jul 2016 | Views [371]

July 10th & 11th   Sunday was spent traveling most of the day on our way to Monterosso al Mare, one of the towns of Cinque Terre. We had a 3 1/2 hour layover in Pisa. Since it was only a 1/2 hour walk, most of us ventured out to play ... Read more >

Under the Tuscan Sun

ITALY | Saturday, 9 Jul 2016 | Views [279]

July 9th   Off to explore some Tuscany towns. ☀️☀️ First stop San Gimignano. It was an older town on the hill. Known for its towers. At one time there were 70+ towers. Making the town look like it had a bunch of medieval skyscrapers. ... Read more >

Walking tour of Florence

ITALY | Friday, 8 Jul 2016 | Views [261]

July 8th   Walking tour of Florence. Our tour guide Valentina was super adorable and full of knowledge of the rich history.  We visited the Galleria Accademia which houses the famous Statue of David. He is definitely a lot bigger and ... Read more >

Off to Florence We Go!!!!

ITALY | Thursday, 7 Jul 2016 | Views [343] | Comments [1]

July 7th Today was mostly spent traveling to Firenze(Florence). Mom and I sat behind these adorable little boys from New York(their family was on vacation to celebrate their grandparents 50th anniversary and they hadn't been back to Italy since they ... Read more >

Culture and History

ITALY | Wednesday, 6 Jul 2016 | Views [349] | Comments [2]

July 6th   Today was the history/culture adventure of Venice.    Our morning started out with a Gondola ride thru the canals. It was a neat experience. Something checked off the bucket list. ✔️ Our driver said he didn't sing ... Read more >

Glass, Lace and the Grand Canal

ITALY | Tuesday, 5 Jul 2016 | Views [313] | Comments [2]

Off we went to explore some of the other islands. First stop Murano! Well known for its hand blown glass. We came upon a shop where we watched glass being shaped. Very interesting to see something slowly take shape. Then we were off to explore the little ... Read more >

Off to Venice We Go!

ITALY | Monday, 4 Jul 2016 | Views [424] | Comments [3]

  July 4th Happy Independence Day to everyone back home! 🎉🇺🇸 Bright and early this morning we headed off to Venice, Italy. After a meandering 6 hour train ride later through the Swiss and Italian countryside, we arrived in Venezia!!! ... Read more >

Chocolate, Cheese and a Castle

SWITZERLAND | Sunday, 3 Jul 2016 | Views [297] | Comments [1]

July 3rd Off to Gruyere we went. First stop the Cailler Chocolate Factory. The tour was a fun and interesting walk through the history of the Cailler and Nestle brand.  After a Willy Wonka like beginning we then got to venture thru watching the ... Read more >

Chateau de Chillon and Fondue

SWITZERLAND | Saturday, 2 Jul 2016 | Views [420]

After getting a good nights sleep for all, we were off to see one of my favorite things in the world, a Castle. The Chateau de Chillon is one of Switzerlands most visited historic monuments. It was worth the walking tour and climb up many many many narrow ... Read more >

Long Journey but Worth It!

SWITZERLAND | Friday, 1 Jul 2016 | Views [381] | Comments [1]

As I sit here looking out the window of our hotel room in Lausanne, Switzerland, I am incredibly excited to explore this beautiful place.  And even though I am batting my eyes from lack  of sleep as I write this, it was worth every minute of ... Read more >

Photos: Europe Trip 2016

SWITZERLAND | Friday, 1 Jul 2016 | Photo Gallery

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Off we go!!!

CANADA | Thursday, 30 Jun 2016 | Views [359]

Woke up at 2am to drive to Calgary and off we go! 4 1/2 hour flight to Montreal so far! Everything is going great! 

6 Days and Counting!!!!!!

USA | Friday, 24 Jun 2016 | Views [442] | Comments [2]

The excitement is finally setting in! I have 3 days of work left to get through but I plan on being mostly packed by the end of the weekend so I don't have to stress about that also next week. Watching the movie Under the Tuscan Sun and it is making ... Read more >

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USA | Friday, 24 Jun 2016 | Photo Gallery

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