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Europe 2012: Day 13–Final Day in Rome

Europe 2012: Day 13–Final Day in Rome

Well I finally made it! This is my final day-by-day post covering my trip to Europe this past September. Reaching the end of these posts is somewhat bittersweet. I’ve really enjoyed putting together these detailed, full-day recaps for each leg of our trip to Europe, but I also look forward to being able to return … Continue reading

Europe 2012: Day 11–First Full Day in Rome

Europe 2012: Day 11–First Full Day in Rome

And here you have it! My highly-anticipated (well, that’s what I’d like the think, at least) post covering our first full day in Rome during our recent two week European vacation. The posts covering our last few days in Europe have been a little bit more slow-coming than the initial days. It’s been quite the … Continue reading

Europe 2012: Day 9–Cinque Terre Trek

Europe 2012: Day 9–Cinque Terre Trek

I hope you are ready for a picture-heavy post. I absolutely could not help myself this time! Our ninth day of vacation in Europe was certainly our most adventurous! Actually it was one of the most adventurous days not only of our trip, but also of my life! I took so many amazing pictures (well, … Continue reading

Europe 2012: Day 8–Tuscany Tour Part I

Europe 2012: Day 8–Tuscany Tour Part I

On our third full day in Florence, the huz and I went on a guided group tour, called The Best of Tuscany Tour, run by the Walkabout tours company. We departed by bus from the local train station at 8:30 in the morning. Our day trip featured a full itinerary, highlighting the best of Tuscany: … Continue reading

Europe 2012: Day 7–Touring Florence

Europe 2012: Day 7–Touring Florence

You might remember me mentioning that when we traveled from Paris to the Palace of Versailles during our vacation, that the crowds were crazy! Well, when we were in Florence, we went to visit another palace – this time the Palazzo Pitti. In the 15th century, this was a palace for the royal Medici family, … Continue reading

Europe 2012: Day 6–First Full Day in Florence

Europe 2012: Day 6–First Full Day in Florence

If you’ve been following my Europe recap posts, you might remember that my last post covered our day of traveling from Paris, France to Florence, Italy, and our initial explorations of Florence. This post will cover our first full day in Florence, during which we roughly followed the ‘Florence in 1 Day’ itinerary in the … Continue reading