• Slovenia

    This year for my birthday my good friend and Hubby planned a birthday get away. I was whisked away to Slovenia for wine tasting, bar hopping and skiing. Well skiing didn’t happen due to snow not showing up until our…

  • London, England

    Went to London with my neighbor to do some tours and just have a fun weekend. We stumbled upon Santa Con taking place in London. If you were bad brussel sprouts would be thrown at you. I will post those…

  • Santa Con – London

    Santa Con apparently started in San Fransisco in 1994 (via wikipedia). Basically this is just a great opportunity to meet new people and participate in a pub crawl with your friends through large cities dressed as Santa. Google answers the…

  • Bergamo, Italy

    Went to the Christmas Markets in Bergamo, Italy with some friends. We enjoyed fresh roasted chestnuts, vin brule’ (hot wine mulled wine) and all the art that decorates this city.

  • Asiago, Italy

    I went with a group of friends to Asiago to check out their Christmas market. This small town known for their cheese is a little gem. They are far enough north that they are lucky to get snow from time…

  • Apple & Pear Festival

    I absolutely love Fall. This Apple & Pear Festival took place in early October in Lusiana, a northern Italian.  Many flock to the town to celebrate the harvest of these fruits. In the  main hall, farmers proudly display their best…

  • Paris & Bordeaux, France

    I had the incredible opportunity to travel to Paris with a friend this past September. What was incredible about this trip was she is fluent in French and had lived in Paris. This was the most non stressful trip I…

  • Trapani, Sicily

    While my short time here I have meet a comical wine maker. Giuseppe has told my friends and I how wonderful Sicily is and how absolutely gorgeous his home town of Trapani is also. After much arm twisting, the plans…

  • Family & Florence

    My youngest sister, her friend and my baby brother came to visit for spring break. Our first trip was to go to Florence. I had only been once before but not with the purpose of seeing all the sights. These…