Driving from Zurich to the Italian Border

After arriving in Zurich, we were headed to Italy.  The drive would take us about 7 hours to our final destination.  While passing through the beautiful Swiss landscape, we passed several towns that were lakeside…

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Gstaad, Switzerland

Gstaad, Switzerland is a very famous ski town in the heart of the Swiss Alps.  The rich and famous have been vacationing in Gstaad for centuries, and I can see why.  This was my second…

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Hot Air Ballooning in Tuscany

Today I experienced my second hot air ballooning experience with Ballooning in Tuscany.  The opportunity to fly over the beautiful Italian countryside is definitely a unique adventure and one that I am thankful to have…

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Florence

This post is all about Florence! This was my first time visiting Florence, and man was it crowded! I’m all for visiting major cities, but I felt like Florence was very overrun by tourists.  I’m…

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Tuscan Pig Roast

Today I will share the traditional Tuscan pig roast that my family experienced for the second time.  My Great Aunt hired two local pig roasters and a chef to cater a party that was attended…

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