• Italy,  Travel

    Day Trip: Sirmione, Italy

    Ciao! Last weekend we spent a day in Sirmione, which is a sweet little town along Lake Garda, in northern Italy in the Veneto region. It sit on a peninsula that divides the lower part of Lake Garda. Every little corner was so picturesque! Back in 1st century BC, Sirmione, along with most of Lake Garda, was a favorite resort vacation for the rich families coming from Verona. In the late Roman empire it became a defender of the southern shores. What remains is a gorgeous (& very touristy) lake town! We drove and parking is limited, even during the off season, so that took some time to figure out.…

  • Italy,  Travel

    Italy So Far…What I love, What I Miss!

    Ciao! We’ve officially been in Italy for over three weeks, and it honestly feels like three months. While time is definitely flying by, living in this itty bitty hotel room can make the days drag a bit too. BUT we’re in Italy! So Im doing by best not to complain, to just embrace it, and to look at the bright side of it; everything is within walking distance,