Viva Italia! Part IV: Mount Vesuvius

On our fourth day in Italy, we took a train to Naples, climbed Mount Vesuvius, and visited Pompeii, the ancient city that died in a day. Here’s a song called “Midnight City” from M83’s new album, Hurry Up, We’re Dreaming – this entire trip to Italy seemed like a dream, so it’s appropriate. And I […]


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Viva Italia! Part II: More Rome

The Phoenix song “Rome” for day two of Mink and Fox’s Roma adventure, because they are brilliant: We awoke early, scarfed down our adorable breakfast provided by the Shiva Bed and Breakfast owner (adorable herself, might I add), slathered ourselves in SPF 35, stocked up on water, and set off into the already sweltering morning. […]

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Viva Italia! Part I: Rome

The lovely Minkus has left to strike it rich in the big city, and I am stuck in rainy/intermittently sunny Sackville for the time being, so it seems a good time to reminisce about our trip to Italy for the next few posts. Mink and I spent a little less than a week in Italy […]

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