Slice of Life- La Dolce Vita

Still unpacking – laundry, postcards, gifts, and memories.

Scott and I returned this week from 8 beautiful days and nights in Italy. Picture perfect weather, art inspiration- and overwhelm, food, wine and history. It’s all there.  We hit many of the hot spots- The Vatican, Colosseum, Pantheon in Rome, the Uffizi, Palazza Vecchio, and more in Florence, and the Duomo and the Pinacoteca Ambrosiana in Milan.

We stayed in two fabulous apartments that we found through
VRBO. This is from our roof top terrace apartment on Via Montevecchio in Rome.

and we walked, and walked and walked. We spoke to people, went in shops and just enjoyed La Dolce Vita (the sweet life). I did some journaling and sketching and took lots of pictures.

Tiber River in Rome

Still taking the whole experience in…

The great thing about renting apartments when you travel is you can
take advantage of the wonderful markets with fresh food. Here is some homemade
pasta, pesto, and peppers we picked up and cooked at home.

Smile and say…. Gelato!


  1. Sharmon Davidson
    June 2, 2014

    wow- I’m so envious – your trip looks like pure heaven!

  2. Nanci Hersh
    June 7, 2014

    It was a great trip @Sharmon, for an artist, a foodie, anyone with a passion for beauty- it is a bucket list must.


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