GREETINGS FROM ITALY

Italy travel_reviving charm

Buongiorno! Mr.┬áB and I have been enjoying travels through Northern Italy. Traveling during this time of year is great because the crowds generally die down a bit and the weather is usually more tolerable. Unfortunately, we couldn’t escape the higher temperatures and it’s been in the mid 80 degrees in Turin, where we are currently […]

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A Winter Wonderland in the Eternal City

snow days in rome_Reviving Charm

As someone who was born and raised in Southern California, I must admit that I am intrigued by the beauty of snowfall. When I learned that there was a rare snowfall yesterday in Rome (the heaviest they’ve seen in 6 years), I knew I had to share some of the beautiful images of the Eternal […]

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19 Years (Diciannove Anni)

Today as we continue our travels through Italy, Mr. B and I will be celebrating our 19th wedding anniversary in Bologna, Italy. (How time flies!). We had a destination wedding long before it ever became popular and before settling on Seattle as the location, we actually considered Italy. At the time, the process of getting […]

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CALIFORNIA DREAMING: J.K. PLACE MALIBU

I will admit to being an Italophile, someone who favors Italian art, style and culture. I have also been a long time admirer of the beautifully designed J.K. Place chain of luxury boutique hotels in Italy. Last month when I learned that J.K. Malibu was going to establish itself for one week only I knew […]

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