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Running with the Sunset

So I’ve been trying to get in shape or just more healthy in general. I look back to my early years when I could eat anything and not have to worry about gaining weight. That has changed now that I’m older and my metabolism has slowed down. My friends and I have been taking this Jumping Fitness class where you…

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Ended up at Big Ben

We missed our transfer flights coming back from Italy. No worries. It gave us a chance to get a glimpse of London. Maybe we can cross it off our travel list now. We roam the streets of London and ended up at Big Ben to end the night. It was well worth the extra “free” day of vacation.

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Our Trip to Italy: Venice

When we arrived in Venice on our first day, it was pretty gloomy. Venice have 118 islands with 400 foot bridges that helps people travel between the islands. Don’t even think about driving here. People travel by boats and not by cars and canals instead of streets. It is almost impossible to find your hotel here. At least for us.…

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Our Trip to Italy: Milan

Milan is recognized as one of the fashion capital of the world. On top of that, it houses the famous painting of the Last Supper by Leonardo da Vinci. If you want to see it, it’s nearly impossible to get tickets unless you book at least two months in advance. If you don’t, you might be able to still book…

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Our Trip to Italy: Pisa

One some list, the Leaning Tower of Pisa is one of the Seven Wonders of the World. I was super excited that we were able to take a half day trip from Florence to Pisa to see it. It’s about a hour train ride and another half hour walk from the train station. The walk from the train station is…

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Our Trip to Italy: Florence

Our second destination in Italy was Florence. It’s about and hour and a half train ride from Rome. We had quite a walk from the train station to our hotel with our backpacks. It was a nice walk since we were able to see things along the way. Here are some of the places we visited while in Florence. This…

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Our Trip to Italy: Rome

Another day in Rome means more sightseeing. So much history in Rome alone. We took the train from our hotel to see the Colosseum, Roman Forum and Palatine Hill. It’s for tourist and there’s a reason for it. Expect to spend a few hours here. Make sure you book tickets in advance or be prepare for more waiting in line.…

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Our Trip to Italy: Vatican City

One of the places that I’ve always wanted to go is Italy. There’s so much history there. We were only able to spend a few days in each city but there were so many more places that we couldn’t visit.  After our first night there, we headed to Vatican City. It is highly recommended that you make reservations or else…

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A Year Ago…

A year ago, on this day was when we got married. Henry was waiting for me at this very spot for our first look. I remember walking towards him that day. At that moment, it felt like it was a long walk. Today, we came back to visit the spot on our anniversary. It’s only about an hour drive from…

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Hiking at Griffith Observatory

Griffith is a place where tourists and locals go to. It has a beautiful view of the city if it’s a clear day. If you have time, go for a nice hike down Griffith park. Make sure you have comfortable shoes since there will be some incline and decline. A dog friendly place, so make sure to bring your dogs.

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