Still on holidays

We are since two weeks in Italy and simply enjoy this first real family vacation and the dolce far niente (the sweetness of doing nothing) or dolce vita (sweet life) 😊
Here are a few impressions:
Tyrol – we are in Italy
I and the doors – I love to take pictures of doors – this one is in Verona
Verona Centro Storico
Arena di Verona First steps into the sea
San Vincenzo Marina
Livorno
Near Volterra
So much to discover in Volterra
Pure Tuscany
Alabaster near Volterra

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Observation during my single vacation

Observation during my single vacationI already wrote about my first single vacation in Italy and just stepped about notes I made on one of the last days being there.
What I wrote down is the following “observation” I made while sitting alone in a gelateria with an astonishing sea view:
Never ever do I want a relationship like the ones I saw abundantly during these holidays. Bad educated, spoiled children, parents which fight each other beyond words if they should go for a swim in the midday heat or if the junior, who didn’t had proper breakfast, is allowed to have ice cream or not.
Wife and child just leaving the husband/father behind like a fool although he may has been the one working the whole year to afford these lovely family holidays alà dolce vita and couples not able or willing to break the silence which may exist between them since years.
No wonder that these poor fools die-away looking after single women – whereas they probably wouldn’t if they knew what’s on my mind. Your own fault, you douche bag, you should be able to create your own life and it seems as if you aren’t able to do so. I honestly rather accept a few skeptical glances instead of not being able to decide if I eat three ice creams in a row and lay down to catch sunshine in the midday heat. I even could go for a swim in the middle of the night if I like or skip breakfast and eat Pizza in the morning.
Women wearing these not fashionable trekking sandals (while sitting is a cafe and now trekking area within miles), too dumb to use an iPhone, meal-rimmed glasses on their noses, unvarnished and hair on the head which needed a makeover weeks ago – can they honestly believe that this is attractive? A short khaki colored skirt with senseless stitched on pockets will not improve the overall picture, even not if you look at the not pedicured feet…
Some women are wearing jewelry, these are unornamental, even if they believe that the all inclusive ribbon is posh…

Now thinking about these scenes I’m still laughing and more than happy that my relationship is far away from entering this stage (mashalla – let it stay like this). If it would nearly go into this direction I will step back to this post and remember that I never ever want to be like this! In this short observation are already so many things I don’t like that I don’t anticipate me in a situation like this. Fighting in public AND in front of the kids about nonsense, my husband longing for other women because his is not making any effort to be attractive to him any longer…sorry to say this now, but women who stop to be women because they are wives and mothers shouldn’t be too astonished if their husbands are starting to look after other skirts. I don’t say it’s an easy job to handle all at once but everyone needs time outs so why not using them for painting toenails or having the hair done every now and then?
Regards from a fresh manicured Miss Faith!

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My travel to go list – Places I want to see in my life

My travel “to go” list – Places I want to see in my lifeDo you also have this list which contains places you want to see once in your life?
I’m not sure if mine is still normal as I have the feeling to discover weekly at least one new place. Nobody could be able to see them all unless you are a billionaire or your job is traveling the world. I’m listing places which I saw somewhere and thought instantly “I wanna be there once.”
The weird is that now, when I look at it, I realize that there are more places to pin down. But for the start (haha) it’s long enough – maybe it should stay like this and only when I was able to check them all I start a new one. Who was there already and has stories about these places below? Would be interesting to hear what others experienced and if it’s really worth going there or what they experienced during their stay.

1. Santorini / Greece
2. Rome / Italy
3. Maledives
4. Bali
5. India / Taj Mahal
6. Cape town / South Africa
7. Krueger National Park
8. New Orleans
9. Pyramids, valley of the kings & Cairo / Egypt
10. Sydney / Australia
11. Bukarest / Romania
12. Venezia / Italy
13. Hawaii
14. Sansibar
15. Tripoli / Libya
16. New Zealand
17. Wales / United Kingdom
18. Abu Dabi
19. Marrakech / Morocco
20. Elba / Italy
21. Athens / Greece
22. Istanbul / Turkey
23. Tel Aviv / Israel
24. Ibiza / Spain
25. Tuscany (again) / Italy
26. Prague / Czech