DAY 1

Sep 21 2018

Calgary International Airport

CanadaCA

London, UK

United KingdomGB

Here we go! First stop London, UK.

DAY 2

Sep 22 2018

We landed at Heathrow this morning and after waiting for an hour and a half we finally got through immigration. We jumped in an Uber and were on our way to our hotel, the Sheraton Grand Park Lane, where we were able to check in early and get upgraded to a suite in the Club floor!

After a quick refresh, we met up with Justin’s brother Guthrie, and headed to Covent Garden for some food and pints.

And some silliness!

DAY 3

Sep 23 2018

We slept in until 10:30am. A well deserved sleep after a long day at work, travel and drinking! After complimentary breakfast in the Club Lounge, we headed out for the day for some sightseeing. We got really lucky with weather, mostly blue skies!

DAY 4

Sep 24 2018

Today started out with a trip to the Tate Modern. Spent a few hours there, then a stop at The Rake for a quick pint, or two. We walked through Borough Market and had some amazing curry! Headed back across the Thames, then back to the hotel.

DAY 5

Sep 25 2018

This morning was the 1st morning we woke up clear headed! Got an early start at St. Paul’s Cathedral. It’s such a beautiful place. Photos are not allowed inside so you’ll have to come to London to check it out for yourself!

DAY 6

Sep 26 2018

London Gatwick Airport, UK

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Napoli, Italia

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DAY 7

Sep 27 2018

Today we are headed to the island of Ischia for some sun and relaxation!

Napoli Molo Berevello

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Ischia Porto

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DAY 8

Sep 28 2018

Good morning Ischia! I woke up today not knowing what day it was. What a great feeling!

DAY 9

Sep 29 2018

Another day in paradise!

DAY 10

Sep 30 2018

Good morning Ischia, for the final day.

ischia Porto

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Sorrento

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DAY 11

Oct 01 2018

Today we went to Pompeii! A huge ‘check’ off the list!

DAY 12

Oct 02 2018

This morning we woke up to the sound of pouring rain. Not what we wanted for our trip up the Amalfi Coast.

DAY 13

Oct 03 2018

We were expecting more rain today but we were pleasantly surprised to see the sky full with with sun when we got out of bed. Instead of Hereculaneum, we decided to hit up Positano on the Amalfi Coast since we missed it yesterday.

DAY 14

Oct 04 2018

Today we are going to Herculaneum. It is also a town that was covered when Vesuvius erupted on August 24, 79 AD. It’s size is much smaller than Pompeii, but is much more preserved.

DAY 15

Oct 05 2018

We are off to Rome today!!

Sorrento

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Napoli

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Roma Termini

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DAY 16

Oct 06 2018

Good morning Rome!

DAY 17

Oct 07 2018

We had an early night last night and a late start this morning. So nice to relax!

DAY 18

Oct 08 2018

The highlight of today was our visit to the Colosseum, and it was a beautiful day for it!

DAY 19

Oct 09 2018

After a walk through more of the Trastevere District this morning, we went to the Vatican Museum, mainly to see the beautiful Sistine Chapel. No photos are allowed in the Sistine Chapel itself, however there were many beautiful rooms throughout the museum.

DAY 20

Oct 10 2018

Today we are headed for Tenuta Di Papena, a villa near Siena. We will take the train to Florence, then rent a vehicle and drive.

Roma Termini

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Florence

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Tenuta di Papena

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DAY 21

Oct 11 2018

Today is the reason for this trip. Tim and Auntie Kristin are renewing their wedding vows at Tenuta Di Papena in their 10th anniversary.

DAY 22

Oct 12 2018

We woke up this morning to a beautiful sunrise and feeling way too good for how much alcohol was consumed last night!

DAY 23

Oct 13 2018

Today we depart Tenuta Di Papena. John and Janie are headed to Munich, and Justin and I will spend the day in Florence then take a 6:30pm train to Bologna.

Tenuta di Papena

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Firenze S.M.N.

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Bologna Centrale

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DAY 24

Oct 14 2018

Today we head home. 😥 I wish we could keep traveling. But I do miss the cats 🐱! And my shower.

Bologna Guglielmo Marconi Airport

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Frankfurt Airport

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Calgary International Airport

CanadaCA
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