Barolo Wine Region, Italy

Patrick and I met Pier when he led our tasting at Gary Farrell Vineyards & Winery a few months before we moved to Munich. He moved back to Italy and started his wine community Oneonthehill in Alba. We kept in contact and we were finally able to visit this gorgeous region of Italy. Pier put together an amazing itinerary for us and we had the best time!

Rome + Florence

Rome is one of my favorite cities in the world, so when we saw cheap flights from Munich to Rome we booked them! Patrick had never been to Florence, so we added a day in Florence on this trip. We went to Rome last summer too, but I can never get enough of Rome!

Naples + Sorrento, Italy

After Rome, we headed to the Amalfi Coast! We took a train Naples, spent a few hours in Naples, and then took a train to Sorrento. Using the trains was really easy! Definitely recommend taking the train vs renting a car as this area has super narrow and curvy roads. We used Sorrento as our […]

Rome, Italy

Rome Ah, Rome. One of my favorite places in the world. I studied there for three months during the fall semester of my sophomore year of college. Patrick and I were dating when I lived there,ย and he got up almost every day for 3 months at 6am to Skype me! Which is not early for […]

Cinque Terre, Italy

Cinque Terre At the end of May, we took advantage of another Bavarian bank holiday and headed to Cinque Terre, Italy for a long weekend! We flew out Thursday night and returned to Munich on Monday morning. We flew in and out of Milan and rented a car to drive to Cinque Terre. The drive […]

Tuscany, Italy

Tuscany, Italy The last part of our ten day Italian vacation was in the Tuscany region of Italy. (Read about Milan and Lake Como here and here. Tuscany is a region in central Italy with a wide variety of landscapes. It’s capitol is Florence, which is where we arrived by train. We took a train […]

2 days in Milan

2 Days in Milan

Milan At the beginning of April, we traveled to Italy.ย  We started in Milan, where we met up with friends from the US, and continued on to the Lake Como area and then on to Tuscany. This trip was so special because we got to spend time with our friends, and it was Pat’s first […]