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Ciao Venice!

Ciao Venice!

July 7, 2016 Day 9 This morning, we said goodbye to Lignano Sabbiadoro and Vencenzo. We had a great stay and were so happy to be able to meet him! We headed off to Venice! We stayed a little bit outside of Venice but were able to take a bus…

Antiquing in Sicily!

Antiquing in Sicily!

July 5, 2016 Day 7 We started our morning with a quick trip back to Zio ThoTho and Zia Enza’s house to say our goodbyes and to thank them for everything. When we got there, Zio was not there, but Zia was, so we talked with her for a few minutes,…

A Day at Cefalu Beach in Sicily

A Day at Cefalu Beach in Sicily

July 4, 2016 Day 6 We drove about an hour away from Palermo today to Cefalu beach – we decided that a relaxing day at the beach was necessary! The weather was beautiful and we could not have had a better day. The body of water was the Tyrrhenian Sea.…

Exploring Palermo and Termini with Family

Exploring Palermo and Termini with Family

July 3, 2016 Day 5 We headed out in search of a few markets this morning. As we walked through Palermo, we couldn’t help but notice all of the graffiti. Rome also had it’s share, but it struck me differently in Palermo because so much of it was on the statues…

Family day in Sicily

Family day in Sicily

July 2, 2016 Day 4 Today, we said goodbye to Rome and made our way to the Fiumicino airport to head to Palermo, Sicily. We were up bright and early to be at the airport with plenty of time before it took off. While we were there, the time of…

Vatican City while in Rome!

Vatican City while in Rome!

July 1, 2016 Day 3 We got up much earlier today, and took more steps, almost 30,000 to be exact, but only saw a few things in the city today. It was very much an incredible day though! We spent most of our time in Vatican City! Did you know Vatican…

Campo de Fiori, Circus Maximus, Palatine Hill & The Colosseum

Campo de Fiori, Circus Maximus, Palatine Hill & The Colosseum

June 30, 2016 Day 2 We didn’t wake up until about 11am this morning and still had a full and busy day! We headed out in search of cappuccino and breakfast. On our way, I found the vehicle I would drive if I lived here! We found the perfect cafe for…

Our First Evening in Rome

Our First Evening in Rome

June 28 – 29, 2016 Day 1 We headed to the airport early evening on June 28th and got there with plenty of time. Our flight ended up getting cancelled and rescheduled for two hours later but we had a great flight! I even slept for about 6 hours! We arrived…

Sometimes Selfish is Okay

Sometimes Selfish is Okay

Recently, someone special to me, told me to take some time and be selfish. This was a hard thing for me to consider. I had spent the last 6 years of my life putting my Mom and my Grandma’s needs before my own. Even now, after no longer having to…

Crazy Dreams Can Come True

Crazy Dreams Can Come True

From the time we are little, we are always told to Dream Big Dreams. Granted, our dreams tend to change, or evolve as we get older but sooner or later, one or two of them tend to stick. Then, there is always that Crazy Dream, the one you think about and…