Italy 2013: Venice

We didn’t spend much time in Venice, even though it was the airport we flew out of. In fact, we were only there about 5 hours. I’m not sure why we didn’t make it a priority, but I kind of wish we had. We didn’t make any plans for our […]

Italy 2013: Pompeii Ruins

Pompeii was a Roman city that was completely covered in volcanic ash when Mount Vesuvius erupted in 79 AD. The city was excavated and can now be toured in its entirety. It’s amazing what still stands today. Mosaic floors and painted walls have been preserved wonderfully in the past 2,000 […]

Italy 2013: Trevi Fountain

Funny story. We actually went to Trevi Fountain twice while we were in Rome. The first time, we were looking for the Pantheon, and we followed a crowd to the fountain. There were tons of people there, and we couldn’t figure out why. Turns out it was the famous Trevi […]

Cimitero delle Fontanelle

Tonight and tomorrow Mexicans and Mexican-Americans celebrate Dia de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead. Two years ago I celebrated on my blog by honoring deceased family members of mine. Last year I was in Texas and was able to celebrate in person, which I wrote about here. This […]