Italy-Part 9: Honeymoon Finale in Verona, Italy’s City of Love

God has blessed Dustin and I with an incredible family and an amazing group of friends. Thanks to their generosity and God’s grace, we were fortunate enough to spend 16 action-packed, absolutely spectacular days exploring Italy and all its splendor for our honeymoon last year. After visiting Lake Como, Cinque Terre, Pisa, Rome, several cities…

Italy-Part 8: The Floating City-Venice

After our one night stay in Florence, we anxiously made our way back to the train station with all of our luggage. It was a good day, as we were heading to one of the most anticipated stops of our trip, Venice! 2 hours later we arrived at Venezia Santa Lucia train station. This train…

Italy-Part 7: Florence For a Day

After spending 4 amazing days soaking up the sun on the Amalfi Coast, we made our way back to Naples and got on a high speed train heading for Florence. Just shy of 3 hours later, we arrived at Firenze Santa Maria Novella train station in Florence. There were a couple of different options for…

Italy-Part 6: The Amalfi Coast and Capri

After arriving in Vico Equense from Naples,  we walked uphill from the train station about a mile over the cobble stone streets until we found where we were staying, Hotel Sporting. We knew right away that we were going to enjoy Vico Equense. It was just big enough to have things to do, just small…

Italy-Part 5: Touring the Ancient Ruins of Pompeii

After visiting the Eternal City of Rome, we took a high speed train to Naples and arrived just over an hour later. Napoli Centrale was filled with travelers from every culture you can imagine and it was neat to see all of the different ways that they dressed. On the way in, we were able to see…

Italy-Part 4: The Eternal City-Rome

  After our short stop in Pisa to see the Leaning Tower, we had a 3 hour train ride to Rome.  Roma Termini was an insanely large train station with a multitude of tracks that were bustling with people at all times of day. We had heard ahead of time that Rome is notorious for…

Italy-Part 3: Pisa and The Leaning Tower

After two nights in Cinque Terre, it was time to head to Rome! We really wanted to see the Leaning Tower of Pisa and since it was on the way, we decided to take a quick detour. There are two options for which train station to stop at in Pisa- Pisa Centrale and Pisa S….

Italy-Part 2: The Colorful Villages of Cinque Terre

After two nights exploring the picturesque villages nestled in the pre-Alps of Lake Como, we took in one last beautiful view and hopped on a train in Varenna that would take us through Milan to the west coast of Italy, our final destination being the Cinque Terre. Milano Centrale After a quick train swap at…

Italy-Part 1-Majestic Lake Como

Dustin and I got married last year (2015) in July. As our wedding approached, we spent almost just as much time researching where we wanted to go on our honeymoon as we did on planning the wedding. We knew we wanted to go somewhere that would be a once in a lifetime kind of trip….