It’s been a while since I’ve posted on here! Honestly, the program I was using wasn’t working right and it became more of a hassle to blog than not. I’m going to try again this year! I’m excited to update everyone on how 2017 went for us. We had a total of S E V … More 2017 Wrap-up
Patrick and I went on a day trip to a mozzarella factory, a buffalo farm, and explored some farmhouse ruins! In the mozzarella factory the men showed us how to make the mozzarella using their hands, instead of with the machines. The cheese mixture is kept in warm water until it’s ready to be made. … More Mozzarella di bufala
Who doesn’t want to take cooking classes in Italy?! I would go every month if I could! Vera is the best, and has taught me a lot already. I had my second class with some of the friends I’ve made on base. Here was the menu: Fried neapolitian pizza Cannellini bean salad with assorted vegetables … More Cooking with Vera, again!
Our first visitors, my mom and grandma, joined us for a week! We chose to go to Rome one of the days they were here. If you get the chance, spend the night! We drove about two hours from my house in Naples to Rome and spent about 8 hours eating and exploring. Here’s the … More Adventures in Rome
This was probably my favorite trip so far. It was GORGEOUS, even for being Winter! We had one snowy day and one sunny day. Both days were fun despite it being freezing!! Patrick and I stayed in an Airbnb in Salerno and then explored the coast a bit. We went to Castello di Arechi, which … More A Weekend in Salerno
London, England was our second trip so far! We chose to visit to be close to family around the holidays. There is so much to see, even with the week that I was given, I couldn’t see it all! Here are a few tips and recommendations: Do the bus tour. Do the bus tour. Do … More London, Eye Love You
Despite the stigma that 2016 was horrible, it was an amazing year for us. (I don’t think it’s fair to say that the whole year was necessarily “bad” since there may be bad moments, but there are always good moments, too.) So, here’s why 2016 was the best year in our books: 1. To name … More A look back on 2016