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Family Foodie Trip to Italy – Part Three: Amalfi and Our Engagement!

Amalfi, Italy

Amalfi, Italy

After our big hiking adventure from Positano to Priano (read about it here if you missed it!), we headed west to the little cutie pie town of Amalfi. This was probably the quaintest of all the places we visited and for that I absolutely adored it. The bus ride on the other hand, was more than nauseating. Since there’s only one major road that links all the towns along the coast, it’s quite a crazy drive even during the off season. The buses zoom along the steepest cliffs that you’ve ever seen while the cars are whizzing by. Each one narrowly missing the oncoming traffic. It’s kind of stressful but if you drink a bottle of wine before the ride and/or don’t look down, you’ll be good to go! Continue reading

Family Foodie Trip to Italy – Part Two: Positano, Sorrento + The Path of Gods Mountain Hike

Positano, Italy Guide

So first of all, major apologies for taking so long to post Part Two of our Family’s Italy Adventure! It’s been kind of bananas around here. Not only are we in our busiest season at the hotel, but I’ve also been in London doing some Florida Foodie cooking demos, working my booty off on my cookbook, and have been *trying* to plan our wedding! So many things!! Ah!

But alas, I’m back and ready to share our Amalfi Coast excursions. Since we were there way longer than we were in Rome, this post is going to flow a little differently. We’ll begin in Positano, which was our home base. Continue reading

Family Foodie Trip to Italy – Part One: 24 hours in Rome

free family walking tour rome, italy

Omg soooo much has happened since my last post! Most importantly, we finally took our first family vacation since literally forever and ummm I GOT ENGAGED!!!

This trip was a pretty big deal. First of all, we haven’t taken a family trip since we started construction on Black Dolphin Inn nearly 7 years ago. Secondly, it was my mom and brother’s gf, Andrea’s, first trip to Europe! Third, it was all possible because of CHEESE!! And fourth, I NOW GET TO MARRY MY BEST FRIEND!!! Continue reading