After I changed my status to “OOO,” my two weeks of vacation felt great already. Nothing crazy going on at work yet, but to have those hours back in my day was going to feel so nice! Sadly, we were not off to a great start… I had to haul my luggage along down 5 … More Amalfi Views
So, remember when I went through all the trouble to try to do my WFH program from Italy? Well, I managed to squeeze a week in one of my favorite cities while I worked, Roma. I’ve only been to Rome once before. This was about 5 years ago, when I traveled to Europe for the … More Why Not Take a Crazy Chance?
After spending my second weekend in Barcelona celebrating a nephew’s birthday, I spent a week working through some projects at work while still exploring some new streets of the city. When I first wrote about this trip I had mentioned my love for Paella, and I figured I could squeeze a 2-3 hour course before … More A Holiday in Valencia
Since my stay in Spain was a month long, I decided to take advantage of the weekends and explore towns I haven’t been to before. I thought about renting a car, but unfortunately rules on the road have become more strict internationally, and now I needed an international driving permit if I wanted to drive … More Dalí’s Cadaqués
So the original plan was to enjoy a festival in Barcelona, and then wander through Italy for about two weeks. By some form of fate, or coincidental timing, my company started offering a work from home opportunity, but that it would be “allowed” anywhere around the world. So I figured, why not make my Italy … More Summer in Spain
My friends know that I am a die-hard FC Barcelona fan, so I was hesitant about visiting Madrid. Not a fan of Real Madrid…but I couldn’t let that stop me from visiting all the other great things in this city! One thing that let me know I was in Real Madrid territory was that as … More Madrid Diaries
The main reason why I said “Yes” to this last destination is that one of my favorite movies is P.S. I Love You. I thought to myself, “Maybe I’ll find my Gerry here.” So I decided to place Ireland on our travel list. Honestly, I don’t regret a thing. Our flight arrived at the International … More Dreamland Gan Choinne
On our first full day, Sophia wanted to visit the Louvre and spend our Sunday at the Gardens of Versailles. She booked our Louvre tickets the night before so all was set. We took a bus to the Louvre, went through security and found out that our museum tickets were booked for Sunday! Sophia felt … More Paris Mon Amour Pt 2.
In order to get to Paris from La Spezia, Italy, Sophia and I went through various obstacles and transportation platforms. We literally took a bus, trains and a plane to get to our next stop. Our train was at 10:15 am. By now, Sophia and I know how much time to plan for ourselves so … More Paris Mon Amour Pt 1.
A train from Rome to Florence was easy. For our next destination, we had to take two trains. It wasn’t too difficult, we were already getting used to the time change so we were more awake on our train rides. It took us about three hours to get to La Spezia from Florence. … More Cinque Terre.