Our mouths start to water around 10:30am. Though we’ve been told that the tell-tale horn won’t blow until 10:45 or sometimes even 11 if he’s running late. It’s Monday, so things could be busy where he works. We wait impatiently, straining our ears for the sound of his car coming […]Read More
We love to travel! I guess that’s a huge understatement as we’ve been traveling pretty regularly since 2007. 🙂 Our favorite ways of traveling are either house sitting or renting a local apartment through AirBnB (see code for $25 AirBnB credit at the end of this post!) or House Trip. […]Read More
Our time in the tiny Tuscan village of Coreglia Antelminelli is quickly coming to an end. We’ve spent 3 weeks here house sitting and enjoying the serene silence of the countryside. But we’ve also learned a little bit more about ourselves while we’ve been enjoying the pasta and Chianti. Lots […]Read More
Under the Tuscan Moon…
Under the Tuscan Moon! While the Tuscan Sun is pretty amazing, the moon is doing it’s best to steal the show.
Taken handheld with a Sony DSC-HX300 at full zoom…and just a little wobbly from the Chianti we just finished. 😉 There is nothing like a cloudless night in Tuscany!
It is so very quiet here in the country. Not another house anywhere nearby and at night the sky is spectacular. A tiny hilltown is far in the distance and you can only see three flickering lights from the ancient walls. We’ve hardly turned on the television at all while we’ve been house sitting because its just so much fun to watch nature’s show!
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Barga. Beautiful Barga, Italy. It’s worthy of a much longer visit, but if you have only one day to spend, here are few items NOT to miss… 1. Il DUOMO. For such a small hill town, Barga has a plethora of churches! Nine, in fact, including the spectacular hilltop Il […]Read More
It’s definitely on most people’s bucket list – visit Vatican City and see the famous Sistine Chapel ceilings – Michelangelo’s masterpiece and the spectacular grandeur that is Rome. Not only did we get an expertly guided tour of the Sistine Chapel, but also of the magnificent Vatican Museums themselves. […]Read More