Mardi Gras Italian Style- Carnevale di Venezia

After my dream-like day in Tuscany it was early to bed so we could leave for a seven hour bus ride at 6 a.m. the following day. Still groggy and half asleep we boarded the bus and proceeded to sleep until we arrived, then it was off to the water taxis to take us toContinue reading “Mardi Gras Italian Style- Carnevale di Venezia”

Wine Tasting in Tuscany- I’m Living in a Dream

The title says it all. I am in living in a dream; one that I conjured up in years past and am finally living out. Sometimes I stop, take a deep breath, look around and take in where I am ¬†and what I am doing. I think to myself this cannot be real. How didContinue reading “Wine Tasting in Tuscany- I’m Living in a Dream”

Things I already miss from home and other ramblings about my first few weeks in Rome

I have officially been in Roma for a little over two weeks and am starting to finally get the hang of things. In these two short weeks I have learned a lot- 1) The 710 or 871 bus never comes but the 44, the 75 and just about every other bus I never need comesContinue reading “Things I already miss from home and other ramblings about my first few weeks in Rome”

Arrivederci America!

I’ve always kept a blog but now I guess it’s time to do the obligatory college student goes abroad to Rome for a semester and writes about the food she eats, the wine she drinks, the men she meets and the culture shock she endures when she realizes that no one in Europe wears UggsContinue reading “Arrivederci America!”