Venice, Italy 2018

August 12, 2018

Today John and I took a private water taxi to Piazza San Marco and walked around and of course did a little bit of shopping. I love French and Italian brands the most ♥️ We stopped at this nice Trattoria and had some lunch and then walked around some more and decided to have a glass of wine at Hotel Monaco which is on the water with a great view.

August 13, 2018

Today John and I took a water taxi to San Marco Square again and just walked around and got a bite to eat and took the water taxi back to the ship.

August 14, 2018 

Today we took the water taxi and walked around for a few hours and got lunch in a nice restaurant and then went back to the ship.

Follow us on our journey the next destination is Koper, Slovenia.

If you would like to see what we ate while we were in Venice, Italy.

Capri, Italy

 August 7, 2018

Today we took the tender boat to the port and then boarded a ferry boat to Capri. We walked around a bit and had some lunch at this place called Isidoro Restaurant where we ordered the Caprese salad and it was the best Mozzarella we ever had. After lunch, we did some shopping and took the ferry boat back to the ship. Capri is a place that we would like to go back and spend some more time there.

Follow us on our journey the next destination is Taormina-Sicily, Italy.

If you would like to see what we ate while we were in Capri, Italy.

Maria & John

John & Maria

Maria

John & Maria

John
Maria & John

 

Rome, Italy 2018

August 6, 2018

Today we took the shuttle bus to Rome from the port which is about 90 minutes away.  We met up with our relatives for lunch with an amazing view of the Pantheon. After lunch we walked around a bit we visited the Trevi Fountain and a few other fountains. Afterward, we took the shuttle bus back to the ship.

August 23, 2018 – Second time

Today we disembarked from the ship and checked into The Waldorf Astoria Hotel. After we settled in we decided to take a walk around Rome and took a taxi to John’s Aunt Giovanina’s house to have lunch with her and her daughter Gloria and granddaughters Laura and Alessandra. We then we to the hotel to relax before we were going back to her house for dinner. We left their house shortly after dinner we had a big day the next day we were flying home which will take about 14 hours.

Follow us on our journey the next destination is Capri, Italy.

If you would like to see what we ate while in Rome, Italy.

John and Aunt Giovanina
Maria & Aunt Giovanina
Gloria, Giovanina, Laura, John, Maria & Alessandra

Fontana de Trevi – Tevi Fountain
Pantheon

Maria & Aunt Giovanina
John & Aunt Giovanina

The Waldorf Astoria Rome Cavalieri Hotel

Nutella Heaven

Florence-Pisa, Italy

August 5, 2018

Today we got a taxi to drive us to Florence also known as Firenze. While there we walked around for about an hour and got it was so hot we decided to grab some gelato at our favorite place called Grom. It’s right around the corner from Piazza Del Duomo and then we drove to Pisa and walked around there for about an hour we went into the La Domenica Cathedral and took some pictures and then headed back to the ship.

Follow us on our journey the next destination is Rome, Italy.