Florence is a perfect city: it's modern, yet it's historic Renaissance roots seep through every which way you turn. It's beautiful; it's romantic; and the food is delicious. We spent our time in the center of the city, visiting the Duomo, Palazzo Vecchio, Loggia dei Lanzi and the Ponte Vecchio. We also visited the Boboli Gardens, … Continue reading Fierce Firenze
When I saw this dress, I knew I had to have it for our trip to Italy! The color is perfect for summer and the cut-outs are bold, but not over the top. I think the high-low length and the flowing nature of the dress make up for it. I can't lie, I was a … Continue reading Fierce Firenze…What I wore
Also towards the beginning of our week-long stay, we stopped in Montalcino and Montepulciano: both beautiful, yet different. Montalcino sits at the top of a mountain and is very quaint. Similarly, Montepulciano is also at the top of a mountain, but the streets of the town wind themselves up to the peak, where the views are breathtaking. … Continue reading 2 towns, 1 day
Right down the hill from our villa was the Cantalici winery, where we took a tour and went wine tasting. We liked the wine so much that we kept going back to buy more bottles for the remainder of the trip! Contrary to the rules of being a white girl, I had actually never been wine tasting … Continue reading Wine tasting at Cantalici
Not sure at what point this started, but I ended up taking tons of pictures of the doors lining the streets in San Gimignano. They were magnificent. All very similar, yet different in terms of color and accents. Tons of more stuff about our day in San Gimignano here!
Picked up this dress from Francesca's believe it or not. I originally wanted to return it, but missed the window. I think it ended up being my favorite outfit of the trip, though! Super light weight and pretty for summer. San Gimignano was a great backdrop for these pics-- check out some more details about our … Continue reading San Gimignano: what I wore