Ian and Emily’s Visit

Ian and Emily’s Visit

My college friends from San Francisco, Ian and Emily have been trying to plan a trip to Italy for a while. Ian’s schedule is pretty busy with his startup, Artillery, who are doing console style games in HTML. But they finally … (read more)

Terme di Saturnia

Terme di Saturnia

Day trip with Daniele to Tuscan hot springs of Cascate del Gorello in Terme di Saturnia in the morning. Followed by visiting towns of Saturnia (Frazione di Manciano), Montemarano, and Tarquina in the afternoon. Yesterday Daniele and I took a … (read more)

Proposal

Proposal

This weekend (weekend for us) Daniele organized a surprise for me. It wasn’t a total surprise, I knew what was going on and had a rough idea even where we were going, but he organized everything by himself and actually … (read more)

Places in Florence

This is a post just for me to remember my favorite places in Florence, I hope to add to it over time.Trattoria I’ RaddiVia dell’ Ardiglione 47/RTel 055 211072(Via Sant’Agostino and Via dei Serragli)Flavio PelletteriePiazza Duomo, 37/R, 50122 FirenzeTel 055.283503

Fabiene’s Visit – Trip to Florence

Fabiene’s Visit – Trip to Florence

During Fabienne’s visit to Rome (see last post) we went up to Florence for a day trip. We took an early morning train in, spent the night, and took a train the next day to Venice. Florence is a small … (read more)

Volterra

I spent four days in Volterra, though a bit of that up in my room or an internet cafe doing work. Lets hope that all works out and I can sustain this fabulous life of mine! That timing wasn’t an … (read more)

Leaving Siena

Since I didn’t feel well I took an extra day to have a low key pack up day on the 5th. I did laundry and packed most of my things. Did the last thing I needed to do in Siena: … (read more)

San Gimignano

Today I took a day trip to San Gimingnano. It is quite the tourist trap, small but famous for it’s beauty and still-standing towers, 14 of the original 60. My man, Rick Steves says “In the 13th century, back in … (read more)

Siena

When I first arrived in Siena I just crashed. I then took two full days to explore the city and it’s sights. The first day I got one of the tourist packages and did the Church, the Panorama, and a … (read more)

Pisa

Today was a travel day. I left Cinque Terre in the morning, took the train to Pisa, visited Pisa, and took another train to Siena. Well, that was the plan anyway. In execution there were a few extra unadvertised transfers. … (read more)