Category: Travel

  • Firenze lunches and dinners

    So because of our arrival mishaps, we weren’t able to eat, buy, or do as many things as we had planned in Firenze. We still had lots of great food, though. After just a couple of travel days, we were craving some fresh veggies and fruit. Thankfully I had done mucho research, and we knew […]

  • Firenze at night

    At night the streets are much quieter. No hordes of tourists. It’s easier to get in and out of the gelato shops with THE BEST CHOCOLATE GELATO IN THE WORLD. Or you could stop at Rivoire for a nightcap (or super thick hot chocolate, tiramisu, and panna cotta). You could have a martini at Slowly, […]

  • Trattoria Mario

    This lovely place was recommended by our friends Rachel & Logan. It’s tiny, with a bajillion tables crammed in there. You’re seated at whatever seats might be open, even if it’s at a table with another group or couple. We LOVED that. We met a great couple from Scotland who put down so much food […]

  • Some Firenze exploring

    Aimee and Josh took us up to their rooftop. Isn’t she gorgeous? This jasmine and that view. We stopped by the Mercato Centrale, which was kind of a posh, cleaned up version of Italian food. I bought too many goodies – chocolates, candies, anchovies, sardines, nut butters… I’m saving the last two amazing dark chocolate […]

  • On the streets of Firenze

    Much better than waiting in line at the Louvre. 😉 My lovely husband kept me sane during all of our Firenze madness. Aimee and Josh took us exploring on the other side of the river. I loved these tiny streets.