One Day in Siena | Chasing Krista | Siena, Italy

One Day in Siena

Honestly, any city you explore in Italy will leave you wanting more & more. More views, more wine, second helpings (and probably thirds), and most importantly more time. Siena was no different. Siena is a small town about three hours north of Rome & one and a half hours south of Florence, the perfect middle between two beautiful Italian cities: Rome & Florence. If you are catching the train from Florence to Rome or Rome to Florence, I highly recommend stopping (for a day or two) in this charming medieval town. Check out the map below to a better layout of each location. 

Day Trip to Ayutthaya | Chasing Krista | Ayutthaya, Thailand

Day Trip to Ayutthaya

If you are trying to get away from the booming and busy city of Bangkok, Ayutthaya is just what you need. Learning about the history of the “Land of Smiles” will take you deep into the temples found spread through Ayutthaya. The ancient capital of Siam is located about 70 km or about an hour outside of Bangkok. As it may not be as much of a  popular destination today, Ayutthaya was once the thriving capital of Thailand, home to over millions of people. The city flourished in the eyes of its competitors, who jealously drooled over the success of the city.