A European Honeymoon

Every girl dreams about planning her wedding day—or so I was told—but I would never do it more than once….. The wedding was nice, but in 2008, I couldn’t wait to escape to my honeymoon, which was AWESOME—how could it not be when visiting Greece, Paris, and Spain?

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Christmas 2020 – On a Personal Note

We are not having family or big reunions this Christmas, but we are having a good Christmas, albeit quiet. We have our health, thankfully, and a pretty Christmas tree. Two out of three fur babies are still with us and they seem to be enjoying their new “home” in Colorado, taking plenty of naps and snuggling with us.

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Ciao, bella Italia (Venice)

The boat cut through the Adriatic sea waves as we headed to Venice, the heart of Veneto region. Even a grey and gloomy day couldn’t put too much of a damper on the intricate beauty of the old “City of Canals”.

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Ciao, bella Italia (Capri, Blue Grotto)

Capri, the land of winged sirens, as mythology will have it, is a truly magical and mesmerizing place. A short boat ride away from Sorrento (30 min.), Capri welcomes visitors with spectacular views, yet friendly surroundings. Continue reading “Ciao, bella Italia (Capri, Blue Grotto)”

Cheers from Porto

Porto welcomed us with mild weather and a comfortable apartment overlooking Rua das Fontainhas. The spacious and bright AirBnB accommodation was cozy, and our host
Eugenia went out of her way to provide us with information about all there was to see and taste in their great hometown. Although Eugenia’s husband didn’t speak any English, he showed us a beautiful picture book of the city and proudly conveyed to us that the painting of the boats at sunset displayed in our room was one we could find in the book. We toasted with port wine alongside cherry chocolates, and prepared for a nice time in the city by Duoro River.

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