So … what did you do for Christmas?

Me – Christmas day in Florence. Whee! Lewister Note: I’m an affiliate with a lot of places. Odds are any link on this blog that takes you somewhere to buy something, I’m going to get a small cut. To the tune of a pack of chewing gum most times. So…

Jealous?

Big box o’ books that showed up on my doorstep just days before we left for Rome, courtesy of my friend Jen over at Thomas Nelson. Handy timing as I ended up bringing four of them with me (of the six total I’m lugging). Finished three so far, expect short…

Rome: Hotel Paba Review

There are only two bajillion options for places to stay in Rome. And that’s before you start looking at apartments for rent. Our priorities are the same no matter where we go – king-size bed, breakfast (preferably full), internet access, location. Which made for a few tough choices as apparently…

Rome: Review

I liked Rome. Really. (But I like Florence better.) It’s loud, crazy, chaotic, unnerving if you’ve never been to a big city. It kind of reminded me of our first trip to New York years ago when you don’t know the city and everything works just a smidge differently than…

Italy: Transportation review

Combining everything here because our main mode of transportation in Florence was our feet. We varied more in Rome because it was bigger and the options easier to figure out. Best place I found for researching transportation options in Rome and navigating the train system to get to Florence was…