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Two Week Italy Itinerary

Fitting in all you want to see with a two week Italy itinerary can seem daunting at first. It's actually a great amount of time though! You can fit so much in to just two weeks, and still find time to relax. After 16 days in Italy with my family, and returning 4 more times since, I can safely say this is a quality (and yes, BUSY) itinerary! This has a perfect combination of iconic…

Italy Best Things to Do: 11 Insider Tips

After traveling to Italy four separate times in my life (and giving my kids Italian names!), you could say it's amore. With that, I've curated a list of my favorite experiences and top tips for the best things to do in Italy! ⇒Read also: My 10-14 day itinerary ideas for Italy  Some links in this post are affiliate links, meaning if you book or buy something through one of these, I may earn a small…

Travel Themed Wedding: Real Life Examples & Ideas

travel theme wedding example

While this is not about traveling to far off destinations, it's about incorporating that love into your big day! Here are the details of our travel theme wedding in Cincinnati! I've always been a big "theme" lover. Our baby has a travel theme nursery, and my sisters threw me a travel theme baby shower. I even turned our home decor into one giant travel theme too! It's just how I am- love it or hate…

20 Awe-Inspiring Locations to Add to Your Bucket List

"Awe: An emotion variously combining veneration and wonder, that is inspired by authority or by the sacred or sublime" Sometimes when you travel, you arrive at a place and can’t help but feel a bit disappointed. You might even feel guilty for feeling that way.  Isn’t everything supposed to be exciting and wonderful when you travel? Sometimes, unfortunately, that feeling is inevitable. Maybe something you built up in your mind ends up being disappointing. It…

Photography in Rome: Instagram Photo Spots

Rome, the eternal city, has so much to offer- Insanely delicious food, fascinating history, and monuments older than we can comprehend.  I hate billing a historic and complex city as merely a backdrop for photo opportunities. However, I know that visitors to Rome still want to capture their memories, and have quality photos to look back on. Keeping this in mind, here are my tips for photography in Rome, perfect for creating a personalized photo…

Visiting 30 Countries by 30

Everyone has a dream- a vision for their life. Some dream of success in a career path, achieving recognition from peers. Others dream of true love, getting married, starting a family. Some dream of obtaining degrees, acquiring knowledge. Some seek fame, some seek fortune. All of these dreams- while different in their specifics- are equally beautiful. All of these dreams require work. All of these dreams require sacrifice, dedication, and effort. All of these dreams…

Bucket List

My Travel Bucket List: I  put this list together in 2009, and since then it has been growing! Take a look and maybe get some ideas to add to your own: See Iguazu Falls in Argentina Go to the "Holy Land" (Israel) Go to Kings Cross Station in London  2001 Visit the Grand Canyon 2015 Visit the Tower of London 2001, 2008 Kiss the Blarney Stone in Ireland 2004 Ride in a Hot-Air Balloon 2017 See the…

Europe

SPAIN Top Ten Things to Do: Valencia Itinerary: 2-3 Days in Valencia Valencia Daytrip: Springs at Montanejos Valencia Daytrip: Peñíscola Castle One Day in Madrid: A Walking Tour ICELAND 10-14 Days in Iceland: Itinerary Ideas Iceland Tips: Things to Know Before You Go GREECE 10 Days in Greece: Itinerary Ideas Santorini: 3-5 Day Itinerary ITALY Italy: 11 Insider Tips & Vacation Ideas Itinerary Ideas for 10-14 Days in Italy! Top Instagram Photo Spots in Rome…

UNESCO Sites

A UNESCO World Heritage Site is a place listed by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) as being of special cultural or physical significance. Many of these world heritage sights are in danger of being lost forever, and this organization does a great job of protecting, preserving, and educating the public about these wonderful places. Ever since I learned about these sights, it has been my goal to visit as many as…