The other day I snuck into my art closet and made a few new pieces. They are in my etsy shop now (Coffee and Pear). To celebrate our upcoming adventure, I am happy to offer 10% off everything in my shop until August 1st. Use code ITALY at check out. Also in celebration of our adventure, I will be adding more new art to my shop so I can make room in my office for all the travel sized bottles of shampoo, shower gel, and mosquito repellent I will be needing. Thanks for looking!
Speaking of our adventure, we have gotten our plane and train tickets and booked all our hotels. I am using the term hotel loosely. We are mostly staying at Bed and Breakfast Inns. It's way more fun to stay at a Bed and Breakfast in Europe, and way cheaper! And, we like breakfast. And we like adventure, well, the kind of adventure that is trying a Bed and Breakfast, not the kind that involves an airplane and a parachute.
Some of our train rides are between 4 and 6 hours. I am sure the views will be spectacular but just in case we are in dumb seats without windows, I need some books to read. I finally broke down and got the Nook Color (I will do a blog post about this soon...nook v kindle and why the nook won). I need some books! Have you read anything good? Toss out some suggestions!