Day 20: Pisa, Pizza, and Sausage

Pisa Waking up in Livorno, there was no time to explore this city oozing with authenticity. Onward to the world's most famous tourist trap, the Leaning Tower of Pisa, where we met with one of our award winning travel buddies from the PashbyMaul guest awards, Mike, for a final time before we all leave Italy. … Continue reading Day 20: Pisa, Pizza, and Sausage

Day 38: Pizzeria Due Torri Arcugnano

I've lost count of how many times we've been here. Pizzeria Due Torri is just so amazing! If you are looking for a true authentic local pizzeria, look no further. Only 2km from our house, right off the main piazza of Arcugnano, outdoor seating in summer, friendly service, and a welcoming proprietor who greets us … Continue reading Day 38: Pizzeria Due Torri Arcugnano

Day 54: Le Pignole, Colli Berici Horseback Riding

What better way to spend a Sunday afternoon than communing with nature on the back of a horse, followed by wine tasting and homemade pizza? Well that is exactly what we did today at Le Pignole, Brendola. Situated on the west facing slopes of the Berici hills, Le Pignole is ideally positioned to absorb the … Continue reading Day 54: Le Pignole, Colli Berici Horseback Riding

Day 74: Rolling With the Punches to the Sunny Side of the Street

What a beautiful Easter weekend the PashbyMauls have had!  We have been so very blessed to have our dear friends, the Nguyens, visiting from Vienna for Easter.  You'll remember that these lovely people visited us last year for Easter as well, as they received the "Our European Family Award."  Day 75 was inspired by a lovely … Continue reading Day 74: Rolling With the Punches to the Sunny Side of the Street

Day 85: OMG, You’re Eating That ENTIRE Pizza?!

Tonight we celebrated Drew's homecoming from Gabon and last business trip away from me with his ultimate favorite all-time dish: pizza, which he claims is the perfect food. "OMG you're eating that entire pizza" is a question/comment we usually receive after Drew posts something like this on Facebook:   The answer is... YES!!  But our reasons … Continue reading Day 85: OMG, You’re Eating That ENTIRE Pizza?!