Destinations, Packing Lists, Tennessee, Travel, Travel Tips, USA

Traveling Light: Nashville, Tennessee Packing List

Last week I shared what we did on our overnight trip to Nashville, Tennessee. In today’s post, I’ll share what I packed for the trip. We will often share a carry on when we pack for an overnight trip, but as we planned to do a little shopping in Nashville, we each brought our own …

Destinations, Tennessee, Travel, USA

36 Hours in Nashville, Tennessee

Saturday we celebrated the fact that it’s been nine years since Michael awkwardly asked me if I wanted to be his girlfriend and I said, “I guess that sounds alright.” (Kidding. He wasn’t that awkward about it). In the weeks leading up to our anniversary weekend, we began looking for flights. As I’ve mentioned before, …

Destinations, Italy, Travel

Hiking the Cinque Terre, Part Two: Vernazza to Corniglia

In Monday’s post, I shared our experiences hiking from Monterosso to Vernazza in Italy’s Cinque Terre, and today we pick up on the second day of hiking: between Vernazza and Corniglia. We actually started our hike in our “hometown” for the night, Manarola. We hiked around the marina toward the restaurant Nessun Dorma (which translates …

Destinations, Food, Massachusetts, Restaurants, Travel, USA

North Square Oyster – Boston, Massachusetts

Well, we didn’t get in to Neptune Oyster. The Boston restaurant is well-known both for its seafood and incredibly long lines (just Google it – you’ll read about both just in the page summaries). We arrived around 2:30 p.m., hungry for a late lunch, and I weaseled my way inside to inquire about getting a …