25 Photos From Spring 2019

Hey! It won’t surprise you to hear that work has been keeping me busy lately. I really like my new job, but I’m still getting used to the rhythm of constant deadlines, plus juggling working full time and family. I haven’t had time for much personal writing, although I’m hoping to get back on track …

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10 Photos from October 2018

Well this month has been a rollercoaster. We started the month in Tulum, visiting ancient ruins and eating tacos. From there our travels took us to a beautiful family wedding in Cancun, then back to Italy where we’ve been practically hibernating the past couple weeks due to some sort of plague-like chest cold and massive …

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10 Photos from September 2018

Whee September has been a whirlwind. I’m writing this under a palm tree out on our balcony in Playa del Carmen. We are having one of the best family vacations in our little family’s young life, and we still have another ten days until we go back to Italy. This month took me from Bologna …

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10 Photos from July 2018

July was an eventful month ! We had visits from friends and a whirlwind trip back to the United States, where we saw oodles of family, and celebrated a wedding, a few birthdays and one new baby. We arrived home yesterday, mega-jetlagged  to 100 degree heat. While we struggle to get back into the groove, …

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Ghosts From Travels Past

One of the craziest things about living in a tourist destination like Bologna is seeing the backpackers. I’ll be out doing something totally mundane, like grocery shopping or walking Leo or even taking Marcella to daycare. I’ll round a corner and I’ll see them. Sweaty, slightly dirty, but happy ghosts of my former self.

Modena- A Perfect Day Trip from Bologna

Modena is one of the easiest day trips from Bologna. It’s only a 25 minute train ride away, and is famous for fast cars (Ferrari, Lamborghini) and slow food (balsamic vinegar). You might know it as the city where Aziz Ansari lived in the first couple episodes of last season’s Master of None.

Malta With a Toddler?

Malta was a bit of a watershed moment for our little family. You see, while we have traveled with Marcella across countries and oceans, we’ve never taken a real family vacation. We’ve travel with and to visit our families, for weddings, for work and hell, we even moved across the world, but this long weekend …

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