I am sure I am going to write UNLIMITED posts about Rome. I Love Rome. End of blog. Rome was my favorite city. The food, the city, the people, the atmosphere, the ANCIENTNESS of it all (is that a word?). Rome is the most inspiring city I have ever visited. I can't really bring myself … Continue reading Romancing the Rome – Ancient Rome – The Eternal City
Sorry its taking me forever to document the trip! Today I want to tell you about Florence. It was a very quick trip... we arrive around lunchtime on a Wednesday and left first thing Friday morning for Rome. This limited us to stay in Florence proper, meaning no day-trips to wineries or hill towns. This … Continue reading F is for Florence and FOOD!
Ahhhh Venice.... Venice is the most beautiful place I have ever visited in my life. The place is magic. Its really hard to explain, and the mystique definitely took me be surprise. Maybe it was the stress of Paris lingering or simply the change in the weather, but something changed when we landed at Marco … Continue reading Getting Lost in Venice, EVERYTHING I hoped for and more!
Did you know that more people visit the Notre Dame cathedral each year than the Eiffel Tower? I was surprised to learn that fact. I really enjoyed my visit to both, but for very different reasons. When you visit a cathedral like Notre Dame, its easy to be distracted by the tourism. But I tried … Continue reading Notre Dame vs. Eiffel Tower
I can’t think of any creative way to launch into the stories of our recent trip to Paris and Italy so I figure I better just start at the beginning or I may never start at all! Our flight was direct from IAD to CDG and the flight was surprisingly fast. I think we caught … Continue reading Getting Lost in Paris – Not What I Expected
I am so anxious to get some blogs going about our trip. However, we hit a minor MAJOR snag when we returned to a broken MAC desktop. I can't fully talk about it until I know exactly the prognosis but it does not look good. I am now a cautionary tale: BACK UP YOUR JANK … Continue reading A Teaser – Flash Mob Notre Dame October 9, 2010
life in Paris has not quite been what I expected. don't get me wrong it's been an amazing adventure. but just different than expected. a few observations (typing this on an iPhone so have grace with the typos) I am very aware of how unfashionable I am. they eat way more French fries than in … Continue reading Parisian Perspectives