Category Archives: Explore Italy

Eating Lampredotto: Cow Stomach Sandwich in Florence

Senti. Listen. I love food, but I am not one of those people who will eat anything. I don’t take some perverse pleasure in enjoying the weirdest edible I come across. But I am someone who will TRY to eat anything. I ate bugs in Mexico City. (Some were ok. Some made me want to […]

Taking the Ferry from Salerno to Amalfi and Positano

Salerno to Amalfi Ferry

When we visited the Amalfi coast, we stayed in Salerno. I am so happy with that choice. Salerno has a new high speed train station, so it is easy to get there from Rome in 2 hours. Staying in the historic center of the city at the cusp of summer was intoxicating. Everyone was out […]

Day Trip from Venice to Murano

You could easily spend a lifetime on the small alleyways and back canals of Venice. But it would be a shame not to explore slightly farther afield, across the lagoon. On our last trip to Venice, we finally made it to Murano for the day. And to be honest, we didn’t need allllll day.  We […]

Does L’Antica Pizzeria Da Michele in Naples Live Up to the Hype?

My first few months of living in Italy were confusing. I had just left my career and my home. I did not speak the language. I met the man who would eventually become my husband, but I had no idea if he even liked me at that point. I had never spent Christmas away from […]