Daytrips, Confusions, General Travel Ramblings and a Pizza

Mondays often wreak havoc to compulsive museum-going trip planners. Everything I had identified as Top Priority in The Spreadsheet to visit in Madrid was closed on Mondays. Perfect for a daytrip, right? Not quite, because most of the things you want to see at the daytrip location are also closed. Part of the growing up … More Daytrips, Confusions, General Travel Ramblings and a Pizza

Unassuming Amalfi

There was a very specific reason for choosing Amalfi to spend these two nights in the region. And it had not been an easy choice; my heart kept hearing the siren’s call of picture-perfect Positano. I had dreamt of sitting high above the endless sea, on a bougainvillea-shaded terrace with a magnificent view, sipping overpriced white wine … More Unassuming Amalfi

The Ascents: The Positano Summit and The Ravello Rollercoaster

Of course daybreak came brighter, mostly blue and without a trace of wind. Of course. Though I had not inquired yet, I knew that the Blue Grotto would be open. Of course it would be. I had to make a decision. Go to the Grotto in the morning and push our arrival to Amalfi to … More The Ascents: The Positano Summit and The Ravello Rollercoaster

Captivating Capri

I was afraid to look out the window. We had heard the wind blow outside for most of the night and it was not bright sunshine sneaking around the edges of our not-fully-closed blackout shutter. Sigh. The sky was whitish gray and we could see the waves rolling even from our perch on the hill. I … More Captivating Capri