Category: Italy

  • Yum: Gelato!

    Eating gelato at least once a day while in Italy is completely unavoidable. I am willing to risk not fitting into any of my clothes at the end of my trips there if it means I can stop for ice cream about as many times a day as I refill my water bottle. Gelaterias are…

  • Postcard-Perfect Tuscany

    After a pretty tough week back in DC, we decided to head back to Europe and finish our year-long trip up as close to originally planned as possible, with two weeks in Europe. The three of us (me, Nick, and my mom) arrived back in Rome bright and early, and we showed her around all…

  • A Bittersweet Roman Holiday

    Rome: probably my favorite city on Earth, if I had to choose only one. Our time here was emotional and bittersweet, but Rome’s beauty did what it could to try and ease the pain. We planned the last month of our round-the-world trip to be mostly a family affair. We saved Italy and Austria for…