Category Archives: Italy

Snapshot Saturday: Doors of Lezzeno


The evening before we left Lake Como I spent and hour or so taking pictures around the village of Lezzeno.  I loved all the old wooden doors and rusted door locks.  Here are some of my favorites:      

Italian Hospitality


So we all know about Southern Hospitality, but we are falling in love with Italian Hospitality.  I don’t know if we have ever met so many people for the first time, that are so willing to invite you into their

Snapshot Saturday: Florence & Lake Como

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  Here are some of our favorite shots from the week in Florence & Lake Como.  Hope you enjoy!    

A Boat Ride Around Lake Como

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What is a visit to Lake Como without a boat ride?  We were treated with a very special tour of Lake Como by boat.  We were staying near Bellagio, so we started there and sailed all around the center of

Calm Peace at Lake Como

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We had four open days in our schedule before our next house sitting assignment and we were trying to decide where to go.  We were torn between Liechtenstein and Lake Como, Italy.  I was hoping to get to Liechtenstein because

Special Moments in Florence


I feel like I use the word magical so often, but this was one of those magical days in Florence.  One of those days when nothing much was planned but it ends up becoming a day that you will remember

Walking Florence

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The last part of the trip with my girlfriends was in Florence, the capital of Tuscany.  Florence is an easy city to walk so we set out on many strolls through the city of art.  Without even realizing it, the

Cinque Terre: The Five Villages

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The five seaside villages in northern Italy, make up Cinque Terre.  Each village is small but they are close together and make up a popular location for tourists during the summer months.  The bright colors of the buildings, matched by

Snapshot Saturday: Levanto & Portofino

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    Here are some of our favorite shots from the week in Levanto & Portofino, Italy.  Happy Saturday everyone!  

Exploring Old Train Tunnels

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My newly adventurous girlfriends decided a day of hiking was not enough and determined they wanted to bike between a few of the towns.  If you remember my story from Amsterdam, you might know why I was a bit hesitant