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 […]Read more "Viva Italia! Part IV: Mount Vesuvius"
It’s been so abnormally hot in Sackville for the past few days, and I am thoroughly enjoying the late summer vibes this year – although it definitely has me wanting to escape to frolic in the York Street cemetery instead of working all day! To go along with the summer that is so graciously lingering […]Read more "Viva Italia! Part III: Ostia Lido"
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. […]Read more "Viva Italia! Part II: More 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 […]Read more "Viva Italia! Part I: Rome"
Prague and Kutná Hora in the Czech Republic; Rome (including a wonderful beach, Ostia Lido), Pompeii, Naples, and Venice in Italy; Ljubljana and Maribor in Slovenia by train, and through Graz in Austria on the way back to Vienna (and I definitely want to check this city out!). Tomorrow Mink and I fly to Belgrade, […]Read more "In the Past Two Weeks We’ve Been to…"