Category: Destinations

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 …

Destinations, Italy, Travel, Travel Tips

It’s Nice to be Nice… (or “How we survived over 24 hours with the most miserable people ever.”)

“If you don’t know it already, your flight has been cancelled,” she said over the intercom, almost mockingly. We’d been at the Milan airport for almost nine hours. We’d shopped all there was to shop, eaten all we could manage to eat, and surfed the internet as much as the slow airport service would provide. …