Back to the Mountains, Abruzzo Italy, Civitella Alfedena
This quote is often nagging me in the back of my mind. I can’t go long without a good hike and one…Read More
The Real Oktoberfest, Munich Germany
It’s that season again! With fall approaching fast, even quicker was the upcoming trip to Munich, and what’s in Munich? A…Read More
Sixth Fleet Staff Ride, Salerno Italy
What is a staff ride? In the summer of 1906, the assistant commandant of the General Service Staff School, Major Eben Swift…Read More
Sailing Down the Coastline Cinque Terre, Italy
I have never been sailing. Boating, yes. Made the transit across the Atlantic by ship, yes. Panama Canal, yes. But never…Read More
WE ARE WE ARE LEEDs. Leeds / Reading Festival UK 2015
Leeds / Reading Music Festival in the UK 🙂 Over 50 bands performing over 3 days, couldn’t possibly capture them all…Read More
Great Gatsby, Boats, & Amalfi, ITALY
I’m always playing catchup it seems. Its been a month since I went to America and I’m not even there yet….Read More
San Marino & Holy See, 2 Countries Within Italy!!
Most people know that the Holy See, (jurisdiction over the Vatican) is considered a stand alone country within Italy. But what…Read More
“I’m a Hopeless Wanderer”- Mumford & Sons in Rome
I’m obsessed with Mumford & Sons. I don’t know how it happened or exactly when, it’s just a thing. Ever since I…Read More
ARRGH! Pirate Boats. The Most Extravagant Farewell for A Most Lovely Lady.
In the Navy, people are always coming and going, it’s something I’ve had to get a handle on because I become pretty…Read More
Andrea Bocelli Concert at the Caserta Palace, Italy
An Opera Concert at the outside gardens of a palace?! Um, yes please! I’ve never been to watch an opera singer…Read More
Civita Di Begnoregio, The Italian City that’s Falling Apart!
“il “Paese che muore” The dying town. On a plateau overlooking the Tiber River Valley, Civita Di Bagnoregio is in constant danger…Read More