This is a continuation from my previous post about me and 11 and my now closest friends trip to Italy to celebrate our #Yearof30.
Rome, Day 2. Our last day in Rome and we spent it in Capri. We booked this tour through Viator, and at first, it seemed like a really great idea. It was another chance for me to see Italy without having to pay for an additional room night. The reviews I read were so positive and seemed like a fun time. It’s a full day trip to Capri from Rome, and you get to spend several hours on the island. You could also pay an extra 30 euros to go to the Blue Grotto. Sounds intriguing right?! Yeah, not so much. It’s a three-hour bus ride to Naples, then an hour ferry to the island. So a total eight hours there and back. When I mentioned it to my boyfriend, he was some what hesitant. But we read more reviews and for the most part, people said that the commute is long, but overall worth it. That’s all I needed to hear. Andy, decided he would let my mom and I hang out instead.
Rome day 1. Our train to Rome left around 11:30am. Tickets were only $32 and the ride itself is only an hour and a half. Since its so easy to get to, they have many trains running all throughout the day. Andy and I had seats to ourselves this time. Continue reading
My boyfriend and I leave for our European vacation in 34 DAYS!!! We will be traveling to France (Paris and South of France) and Italy (Venice, Florence, and Rome). This will be our second trip to Europe and I am even more excited this time around than I was the first. Probably because I planned the whole thing. So here is the deal, I’m a planner, in life and by profession. Andy claims to plan but likes to wait until the last-minute and then scrambles. It drives me beyond insane and gives me the worst anxiety. The first vacation we went on last year was Paris, Belgium, London, and Ireland. My mom coordinated the trip and used a travel agent. Because we weren’t involved from the start, we didn’t get a say in what we wanted to do and where we wanted to go. So this time, I took matters into my own hands. Continue reading