Sunrise in Venice

Sunrise in Venice is pure magic! Trust me, it is worth the 5 am wake up call (in the summer). The temperature is delightful, there are no crowds, and the light is pure gold! Specifically the light in Venice’s most famous square — Saint Mark’s. The sun rises just over…

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New in Florence

Spending every summer in Florence is wonderful, but it is also a bit monotonous. I love that Florence has come to be a second home and I know the city inside and out, yet, I do get tired of traveling to the same place year after year. While I certainly…

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Sorrento Mini Guide

Sadly, Sorrento tends to be the ugly step-sister of the Amalfi Coast. Not that Sorrento is ugly, just that it is often overshadowed by trendier cities along the coast — Positano and Ravello for example. I have always stayed in Sorrento because of its strategic location. From Sorrento you can…

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Capri Guide

Despite visiting Capri dozens of times over the years, it was not until this summer that I finally stayed overnight on the island. For years I simply day-tripped from Sorrento. This was because Capri is pricey and not worth it to stay overnight with students. I have to admit, however,…

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