Let the World Adventures Begin!!

Finally, I’m counting down to my next adventure which begins in Milan, Italy. I graduated from college and the transition has been interesting; my life is no longer defined by semesters or summer/spring/fall breaks. And while graduating and finding employment was my goal, I had not taken into account that big girl/boy jobs don’t provide the much needed life breaks I had become accustomed to over my long college experience.

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 I became restless and my feet were itchy, I got a case of wanderlust that had to be cured. So round-trip tickets to Milan, Italy (MXP Airport) were booked.

www.skyscanner.com was used to search for tickets from the USA to Italy in the month of April. I keep repeating this is my favorite go to site for air travel because it’s great!! Although I had no specific destination in mind, my wallet usually helps in the decision making process, and with round-trip tickets for less than $590 USD , my wallet chose Milan, Italy. I approve!!!

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After booking the tickets, the side effects of wanderlust subsided a bit; however, recently those pesky side effects have started to emerge again, now that the time to fly is approaching. I spent the weekend searching for train, plane, and automobile deals so that I may properly explore the cathedrals and cobblestone paths of a country I haven’t seen in more than five years. Gosh it’s been a long time.

Now that most of the traveling logistics have been finalized, I am ready.

Train sites I recommendTrenitaliaRail Europe, and SNCF-Voyages (French) (FYI: sometimes train tickets are substantially less expensive if purchased on the French site. I use a translator and book tickets in French).

My palate is ready for authentic Italian food.

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My ears are ready for beautiful languages I do not understand. At least it sounds good!!

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My eyes are ready for the architecture and history that can only be found across the Atlantic.

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My heart is ready for Italy.

Join me as I travel back to Italy, the land of fashion and innovation.

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