OUR ITALY ITINERARY

OUR ITALY ITINERARY

I’m sharing our travel itinerary for Italy including lots of photos! I’m breaking down 10 days in 6 cities and giving you the highlights to expand into individual posts later. I got fancy with the graphic design so let me know if you like this format for future posts.

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We fit SO MUCH into 10 short days that included travel from city to city. Do you have any questions about the trip you’d like me to answer in future posts? I’ll have at least one post per city but some will have more (i.e. Rome). I thought I’d also make a post of all the things I wish I knew before our trip. Let me know what would be interesting to you in the comments! Thanks for reading.

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WHY YOU SHOULD USE A TRAVEL AGENT FOR YOUR NEXT VACATION

WHY YOU SHOULD USE A TRAVEL AGENT FOR YOUR NEXT VACATION

Buongiorno from Tennessee! I have a dozen or so Italy posts to share with you but today I wanted to start by saying how seamless it was to plan our trip with a travel agent. Kelsey over at Hearten L+E put together our dream itinerary for a 10 day trip to Italy that came in UNDER BUDGET. That’s including flights, transfers, train rides, a cooking class, and tours in Venice, Rome, and Pompeii. Continue reading “WHY YOU SHOULD USE A TRAVEL AGENT FOR YOUR NEXT VACATION”

CELEBRATE OKTOBERFEST IN THIS KNOXVILLE BEER CASTLE

CELEBRATE OKTOBERFEST IN THIS KNOXVILLE BEER CASTLE

October is finally here which means Oktoberfest is almost over! It ends on Sunday the 6th but don’t worry if you can’t make it to Munich this year. Knoxville has the best place to celebrate Oktoberfest (in a CASTLE no less) and I’ve got pictures to prove it. Continue reading “CELEBRATE OKTOBERFEST IN THIS KNOXVILLE BEER CASTLE”

RHYTHM & ROOTS 2019

RHYTHM & ROOTS 2019

Bristol’s Rhythm & Roots Reunion is a music and art festival held every 3rd weekend in September on the state line between Tennessee and Virginia. Since we’ve lived in Bristol for the last 7 years we’ve been quite a few times and seen incredible headliners and talented artists from all over the world. One year my sister set up an art tent to sell her pottery which gave me a unique opportunity to see the festival from the other side. This year was much more relaxed because we decided to go for one day instead of all 3. Continue reading “RHYTHM & ROOTS 2019”

HAVE YOU BEEN TO THIS YOU PICK FLOWER FIELD IN SEVIERVILLE?

HAVE YOU BEEN TO THIS YOU PICK FLOWER FIELD IN SEVIERVILLE?

Did you know there is a “you pick” flower field in Sevierville? As a self-proclaimed anthophile (flower lover) I’ve spent my fair share of sunny days surrounded by delicate petals and buzzing bees. As a Sevierville naitive I couldn’t wait to tell you all about this small business with deep roots. Continue reading “HAVE YOU BEEN TO THIS YOU PICK FLOWER FIELD IN SEVIERVILLE?”

WELCOME TO MASHVILLE

WELCOME TO MASHVILLE

I am thrilled to share that we celebrated not one but two special occasions last weekend in Nashville. I graduated with my Master’s Degree as a Family Nurse Practitioner from Vanderbilt and on the same day Chris turned 30! After graduation we were looking for a place to escape the pouring rain and toast to the birthday boy so we headed to Peabody and 6th for a tour of Ole Smoky’s newest location- affectionately referred to as “Mashville”. Continue reading “WELCOME TO MASHVILLE”

WE DID THE MASH

WE DID THE MASH

The latest restaurant in town that you have to try is MonsterMash Burgers. This themed eatery has everything from monstrously large meals to lemonade served in blood bags. Burgers, mac n cheese, and hot dogs are all customizable as well as gigantic shakes. You can indulge in bubbling cheese from a cauldron while listening to The Eagles sing “Witchy Woman”. Continue reading “WE DID THE MASH”

VISION QUEST VR

VISION QUEST VR

Yesterday was the official opening day of Vision Quest VR virtual reality arcade and learning center in Johnson City. I was fortunate enough to land an invite to the soft opening on Saturday and try out these very very expensive toys for myself. You know I’d never send you some place I didn’t like and this one you have to see to believe. Continue reading “VISION QUEST VR”