Travel Theme: Above

Aisle’s Travel Theme this week is Above.

Travel Theme: Colorful

Ailsa’s Travel Theme is Colorful. And what a fun theme it is!


Colorful painting on a street wall in London. It’s signed by “Grems, 2013,” but the signature was too far from the artwork. I like the bald guy photobombing and helping show the scale of the work.


I’d like to meet the man who wears these gorgeous, colorful shoes. In Rome, Italy.


Display outside florist. Capri, Italy.


Never a dull bottle, with these colorful alabaster stoppers. Siena, Italy.


It doesn’t get any cuter and more colorful than this adorable window in Greve in Chianti, Italy.


Travel Theme: Belonging

Aisle’s Travel Theme this week is Belonging. While visiting the Roman Forum last month, I came across a feline character with a strong sense of belonging. While I snapped a few photos of him, he didn’t leave his spot and stared at me as if to say: “These are my digs. I belong here; you don’t.” I had no doubt that was the case…



Italy’s Amalfi Coast II: Amalfi and Positano

These two little jewels are the most touristy of all the towns in the Amalfi Coast. We were there at the end of September, which was still high season along that region. The people are super friendly, speak various languages and, understandably, they seem to appreciate tourists. After all, tourism is their sole source of income.

Amalfi. Its main attraction is the Saint Andrew’s Cathedral (Duomo) overlooking the Piazza Duomo, at the heart of Amalfi. Walking around its narrow streets or just people watching is a lot of fun.

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Positano. This tiny and picturesque village is a real delight, with lots of nice boutiques, galleries, restaurants and a nice beach.

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Italy’s Amalfi Coast I: Ravello

2014 was the year of Italy. We were there in April visiting Rome, Venice, Florence and several places in Tuscany, and this past October, we were back in Italy for a wedding and visited several small towns along the beautiful Amalfi Coast (Ravello, Amalfi, and Positano) and others along the Campania region (Capri, Pompeii, Sorrento, and Napoli).

On this post I’m sharing photos of Ravello, a medieval village located on a hilltop overlooking the Amalfi Coast, where my niece’s wedding took place. Ravello is a place to relax, take in the beauty of the sea and those amazing Italian skies of intense blue with beautiful white clouds, to walk around the lovely gardens of the Viilas Rufolo and Cimbrone and enjoy the most stunning views of the Amalfi Coast.