Monthly Archives: July 2014

2 Weeks Home Update

Emotions have been all over the map during the first weeks back. One day it’s exciting, the next overwhelming and the next a bit sad.  Katie cries for no reason, happy or sad some days. We assume this what they … Continue reading

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Aspen Adventure

After being home for only 2 days Katie got the privilege of taking another adventure with her best friend, Wendy and her 10-year-old son, Cole. Heading to Aspen, CO for a couple days of pretending to be famous! Warms Springs, … Continue reading

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Home…..but more to come

26 flights, 62 bus rides and 17 train rides later we arrived safely back in the USA after an easy 11-hour flight from Rome to Atlanta then a final flight to Colorado. Landing in DIA was surreal while asking each … Continue reading

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Cinque Terre, Italy

When backpacking in our early 20’s before we knew each other, we both visited a special place called Cinque Terre, meaning 5 towns, on the western coast of Italy. The first night we met, bonding over our international travel stories, … Continue reading

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Florence, Italy

Florence really is the essence of Italy.  With great food, delicious wine, museums, famous churches, an art haven, squares with statues by Michelangelo, and being the birth of the Renaissance period. Tuscan, only a stones throw away is the topping … Continue reading

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Rome, Italy

The city of Rome has such deep historic roots and is the center of the current Catholic world. It did not fall to amaze us on our second visit as our earlier backpacking days brought both of us here. Easily … Continue reading

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Amalfi Coast, Italy

Trying to give my parents a real European travel experience, we caught a train from Rome to Naples, enjoying the views of the countryside in our 6-seat cabin. Deviating from our normal cheap, backpacker way of traveling, we had a … Continue reading

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