Italy’s way of life is amazing, but Venice may have it all…it’s beautiful, adults are expected to take naps, and there are snacks everywhere. We left Ravenna on bus and arrived in Venice that afternoon. We stayed on the Venice ‘Islands’, which is basically where all the tourism is. If you stay on the ‘mainland’ … More Venice


The cloud of leaving one of our favorite places set over us, but not for long. We were on bus heading north to the capital of Tuscany: Florence.  The semi-dry landscape and hills of Rome began to fade and the hills and forests of Tuscany began to unfold before us. We entered Florence and caught … More Florence