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Murano and Burano

January 20, 2017

Just going to warn you now that this post is a little photo heavy, so you might want to settle in with a cup of coffee for this one. 😉 One of the things we were most excited to do in Venice was to see the islands of Murano and Burano. Murano is the home of Murano glass, and Burano is known for its lacemaking and colorful houses. We were told that you could see the glass blowers in their studios…

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Exploring Venice

January 12, 2017

As I mentioned in my last Venice post, we absolutely fell in love with the city! We had so much fun getting lost and finding cool spots around every corner. Every time we walked over a bridge (and there are like, a million) we would stop and take photos. It just never got old! We would be convinced that we found the prettiest view ever, and then we would find another one that would amaze us. Even thought it’s touristy, it’s…

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Rainy Venice

January 5, 2017

I didn’t forget about my Europe posts, I swear! I had so many holiday posts to do last month that I decided to postpone the rest of my Europe posts until the new year. After the Auvergne in France (see my post about it here), we hopped on a quick flight to Venice, which welcomed us with lots of rain on our first day. I was particularly excited/interested in Venice because I had never been before, but I had heard some mixed reviews.…

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Fall Leaves in the Auvergne

December 8, 2016

One of the things I miss the most about Europe is the gorgeous fall foliage and chilly weather! After Paris, we traveled down to the Auvergne region, which is an area in south central France. Our host (Dave’s family friend) has the most beautiful French farmhouse that we were lucky enough to stay in. The foliage was stunning in the area, and we got lucky and had some really beautiful days. The Auvergne is a gorgeous area filled with cow…

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