Venice is meant to be seen by the water, and there was no way we could leave this floating island without taking a gondola. This was our gondolier. We floated through the narrow canals as the sun was starting to go down. It was one of the most peaceful feelings – to sit back in a … More Gondola & goodbye
One we settled into our little airbnb apartment, we starting the trip off in the way that would soon be our customary state – being pleasantly but perpetually somewhat lost, but not really minding as there were so many astonishing things to see, no matter which direction we headed in. THE thing to do in … More Oh my heart. Venice.
In a different life nearly 10 years ago, I used to spend a lot of hours sitting in the Sheridan glass studio while my then-boyfriend crafted things out of glass. During these times, I learned an appreciation for this art form including the skill and precision it took to make even the simplest hand-blown cup or … More Murano: Island of glass
From the moment I arrived on this floating island, I was smitten – the architecture, the car-free streets, the endless tiny streets to wander. There is romance and poetry embedded in every bridge and brick of Venice. I was almost immediately swooning for this magical place. I had not, however, expected to be literally swept … More Falling for Venice
At the mere mention of Italy, most people start salivating thinking of the mounds of pasta and the piles of pizza they would consume in the land of glorious carbs. I was no different – my previous trips to Italy were characterized by inhaling enormous amounts of exquisite food. I was a little bit afraid to … More Gluten-free veggie in Italy?: 5 survival tips