After kicking off our honeymoon in the relaxing Cinque Terre, we boarded a train for Venice. We added the city of canals to our itinerary mostly because we wanted to check it off before it succumbs to rising sea levels or overtourism. Instead, Venice completely charmed us with its winding alleys, plentiful bridges and gorgeous architecture. Read on for my guide to Venice!
Archives for June 2018
Zach and I got married on September 30, 2017, but we chose to delay our honeymoon until May 2018—I couldn’t imagine planning our entire wedding and a two-week vacation to Italy at the same time. The Sunday after our wedding we flew to Charleston, SC for a quick minimoon, which I highly recommend. Charleston, where we’ve been before, is one of our favorite spots, so we didn’t feel the need to wake up early and sightsee. We were perfectly happy to sleep in, eat our fill of the city’s notoriously delicious BBQ and Lowcountry cuisine and relax. It was a much-needed refresh after 11 months of wedding planning.
Eight months after we married, we flew to Italy for our honeymoon, beginning in the postcard-perfect Cinque Terre. Read on for my guide for one of the most beautiful and can’t-miss spots in Italy!
Welcome to my book of the month column, where I recommend my couldn’t-put-it-down read of the month. Need more book recommendations? Find them here. Happy reading!
If you judge The Female Persuasion by its cover, the bold color scheme and all caps typeface would lead you to think that it will be a feminist manifesto, screaming into existence in the wake of the Harvey Weinstein scandal. What you find when you open it, however, is much more delicate than the title leads you to believe. Meg Wolitzer’s 11th book is a coming-of-age tale that starts by following Greer Kadetsky through her relationship with her high school boyfriend, and her life at college. Not particularly politically active when she matriculates, it’s a drunken groping at a frat party (plus a chance meeting in the ladies restroom with feminist icon Faith Frank) that sparks her eventual interest and involvement in advocacy.READ MORE