Monthly Archive: September 2015


Italy – Tuscany

Tuscany, Italy Toscana (!) was spectacular.  We stayed in the little town of Colle di Val d’Elsa and it was quaint and central.   We used it as a base and drove all over the place.


Italy – Florence

Walking around an incredible, historic city Shafina and I spent about 4 days looking around Florence (Firenze!).  There are a lot of tourists, but Florence still shines through. There is so much to do...

Cinque Terre, Riomaggiore

Italy – Cinque Terre

Hiking Around Cinque Terre Shafina and I were very excited to see this magical little area on Italy’s west coast. Cinque Terre is a region of 5 colorful coastal towns, perched on the edge of the...