Positano: Our First Taste of Paradise

After we had a chance to decompress and settle into our new abode, we ventured down a long and windy path of steps onto the main road that runs through Positano. If you’re… Continue reading

Getting to Positano: Beware the Cab Driver

After sampling pizza paradise, we wandered back to the train station to arrange a ride to our next destination – Positano, a little town along the Amalfi coast. Our AirBnB host in Positano… Continue reading

Napoli

From Rome, we headed to the Amalfi Coast via Naples (Napoli in Italian). The train seemed like the most cost and time-effective option to get us directly to Naples for an obligatory pizza-pit-stop,… Continue reading

Italy in 2 Weeks (By Car): The Plan

Since we had a non-traditional “pre-wedding” trip to Ireland and Scotland, we didn’t take a traditional honeymoon right after our wedding. Instead we opted to wait a few months and take a longer… Continue reading

Ramified Rome: Getting from Leonardo da Vinci to Rome Center

We arrived in Rome at about 9:00 in the morning, which perfectly tricked my brain into forgetting that we had just been awake for 24 hours straight (I have trouble sleeping in public).… Continue reading

Burren Hawk Walk: The Experience You Cannot Miss

Due to some rough seas, we didn’t leave Inisoirr quite when we expected to. That put us in a little bit of a rush (but an Irish rush more than an American rush)… Continue reading

Wandering around the Little Island

As I mentioned in my last post, Inis Oirr is (quite literally) a one-horse town. There’s no better way to explore than to rent some bikes, brave the wind, and circle the island… Continue reading

Journey to Inis Oírr

Although many have heard of the Isle of Man or Skellig Michael* (where one of Star Wars sequels was filmed), few have heard of the Aran Islands, a group of three tiny islands… Continue reading

Let’s go to the Cobh, Bra

Southbound from Dublin after our brief stint in Scotland, we stopped at Fota Wildlife Park – a 100-acre animal park located on Fota Island, near Carrigtwohill. It is an independently charity that is… Continue reading

Glasgow

When we were planning our little Scottish jaunt, we had a choice: only see one city (Edinburgh, according to friends and family, was the must-see), or shorten our time to see both Edinburgh… Continue reading