Want to know how to have an inexpensive weekend away in San Marino? Just show up! After taking a train through Bologna to Rimini, we learned from our budget-oriented ways of taking the bus and took the first available taxi to our hotel, Hotel Joli, in San Marino. Located just outside the city walls, but … Continue reading A How-to Guide: An Inexpensive Weekend in San Marino
Ahhh Rome: the coffee is hot, the fashion is fresh, and Steve Carell is zipping through the park on a segway. Wait, what? That's right folks -- Dunder Mifflin's favourite boss was photographed with his family vacationing in Rome just yesterday at the same park we're pictured at, in my last entry! I am notoriously … Continue reading Piccolo Pleasures
There are a few things in life that I have a hard time resisting: the combination of peanut butter and chocolate (regardless of the form in which they are married), activities in which yoga pants are acceptable, and as it turns out, glamping in Slovenia. A few years ago when I started rhyming off the … Continue reading One Thing Leads to Another
"Was this a huge mistake? We had been up for 20 hours, but it wasn't then that the question was asked. The flight was fine, and in an effort to be cautious of our budget we had opted to take the bus into town instead of a taxi, which would save us $80CAD. The bus … Continue reading The Ominous Question
Waking up on the day you know you're going to have a trip to the airport is especially exciting. It's the only time we ever have our clothes laying out from the night before, the house is always sparkling clean, and there's a positive energy that can't be mistaken for anything other than "today's the … Continue reading Today’s the Day!
Only two weeks ago we were in a crowded van in Eleuthera, heading North to Harbour Island, when it was pointed out to us that Tyler is doing correspondence university and I was still on maternity leave with my business being watched (regardless of me being in Canada, or abroad). It was a fleeting comment … Continue reading One More Sleep