Category Archives: Italy

Day Trip from Rome: Spoleto

If you’ve already explored Orvieto, Spoleto is a quieter town, a bit farther off tourist maps.  For 8 euro, you can catch a train from Termini and be in this small town in Perugia in just a little over an hour. First things first: eat. We ducked into Osteria dell’Enoteca and ordered the house bruschetta […]

A Weekend Retreat to Procida

Last year for my birthday, I was given a surprise party, booked a ticket to California, and then scampered off to Ischia. This year for my birthday, I had a delicious pajama brunch party, booked a ticket to Budapest, and then scampered off the Procida. Procida and Ischia are Capri’s less famous (and less crowded) […]

Easy Day Trip from Rome: Orvieto

A girl can only take so much of Rome’s noise before the urge to spend a Sunday outside of the city begins to take hold.  An old stand by for an easy day trip from Rome is Orvieto.  The Umbrian hilltop town is a short train ride away and offers a completely different feel from […]