St Ives

St Ives, a Cambridge day out. We were eager (or as the British say, "keen") to explore somewhere new and spend time outside, but didn't feel like driving more than an hour or so. St Ives is only a 40 minute drive from us, so it was perfect. The day began with a walk through [...]

Peacocks Tearoom

Another week, another excursion to Peacocks Tearoom. The absolute best of it's kind. To be honest, every post I've ever written about Ely is linked to a Peacocks trip... I just finally made some time to capture it in photos. It was wisteria season, after all. 

Grantchester, Star & Mouse

A movie night out, under the stars in charming Grantchester, marred only by the fact that I completely smashed my phone screen (oops). It was the first day of May, a bank holiday weekend in England. We snuggled up under blankets with popcorn and wine. Aren't the striped chairs adorable?? I want them for my [...]

Sorrento

Sorrento, an explosion of sensation. Vibrant color, vibrant smell, so intense and all-encompassing. I started my day in the lemon orchards on the east side of town, pushed my way through the tourists in the market, wandered downward to Marina Grande, stumbled on an enchanting seaside garden, stopped for the view. I ate alone there, [...]

Amalfi

Amalfi, a quick trip. Too quick, just enough for a snack before boarding the last return ferry to Sorrento after a long and slow bus ride from Positano along the windy, narrow, mountain roads. I loved the ferry. I loved seeing it all from the sea, growing smaller and smaller as we propelled away from [...]