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a stop over in Milan and Venice

Monday, August 24th, 2009

I can’t decide if I love Milan for its high-end design, attention to detail, and copious amounts of eye-candy or hate it for its pretentiousness and conspicuous consumption. I only had two day to make my snap judgments, but I am leaning towards loving it. For a designer, being in Milan is wonderfully inspiring. Whether it’s walking among the nearly 700-year-old pinnacles and spires on the roof of

Italian Sun in Pompeii, Sorrento, and Capri

Wednesday, August 5th, 2009

As the train doors opened we grabbed our luggage and pushed our way forward along with dozens of other tourists and locals. Like most transportation in Italy, the train to Pompeii was standing room only, and you were bound to get to know your neighbor, whether in a conversation or just their body smell. Jay and I quickly stood our ground in a small corner near the entrance and watched

Exploring History in Rome, Italy

Friday, July 31st, 2009

As usual, we’re behind on our blog posts. We have so many stories we want to share, but these things take time, and we always seem to keep ourselves quite busy with little downtime. So, sorry for our usual lateness, but don’t expect any huge changes. If you’re living and dieing by our updates (crazy person), then follow us on Twitter at @PondJumpers – we do a much better job of staying up to date there!