Just off the boat in Rome and I want to explore every nook and cranny, but I'm acting like a man on the run. The heat here is so intense that I have to cross the street every time the sun moves, just to stay in the shade. The temperature is in the the high 90's which makes full days of walking the streets searching for hidden treasures exhausting. I managed to put on an outfit that didn't completely stick to me and left the house on a new adventure! Read More
We have made it to Italy and are settling into the Roman way of life. We found a cute little place to call home and after 2 weeks of being off the grid our internet finally got installed. Saturday posts are back and I have lots of exciting things to share!
Our first week in this beautiful city was playing tourist and apartment hunting. I have lived in big cities and in plenty of small apartments, hello 8' x 9' room in a Manhattan 5 floor walkup, but the set-ups here are giving New York City and San Francisco a run for their money. The buildings are beautiful and you can feel the history all around you, but some of the places we looked at were so tiny you would literally hit your head on about 7 things just walking around. Read More...
Our last week in Seattle was a Memorial Day Weekend Extravaganza, there was family, friends and oh so much food! Our weekend started on Friday night with Karaoke Bingo at the local Senior Center. We weren't lucky enough to jump up and yell BINGO but we did have a great time laughing and singing along with those brave enough to hop up on stage and belt out a classic or two. Read More
It's official! We have crossed the iconic San Francisco Golden Gate Bridge and are on our way to Rome! The next month will be filled with family and friends as we travel the USA before the big move. Follow our daily adventures via Instagram with #romanwithjaxanddeano and for more details of places to eat, home decor shops to explore and treasure to find stop by the Colorfully Chic Blog every Saturday! Read More
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