Posts Tagged ‘Travel’

Mille Miglia feature Photo by Paula Sweet Stanley

Rulers of the Road – Mille Miglia

The Mille Miglia usually drags into our town of Vicenza in the late afternoon, cars creep through the Piazza Signori, then roar out of town via the Corso Palladio. This year we decided to do it [...]

chianti-classico-harvest-photo-by-Jennifer-Martin

A Special Winery Experience in Tuscany

Of course, when in Tuscany one must set aside time to journey out to the Tuscan countryside and explore some of their world-famous wineries.  There is nothing better than immersing oneself in one [...]

Handbags Florence 2017 Photo by Debra Kolkka

Spring 2017 Women’s Fashion Trends in Florence

 I have recently been watching the runway shows for autumn/winter in Europe. With a few exceptions, I found them to be a little excessive to appeal to a wide audience. So it was a relief to visit [...]

Sportinia Photo by Lisa Watson

Skiing In Sauze d’Oulx, Susa Valley

It’s Winter and the snow is here! One of the best places to go skiing in the Piedmont area of Italy is called the Via Lattea (Milky Way) ski field. It covers very large area and offers around 400 [...]

Venice Carnevale Photo by Yeimi

Carnevale, Venice’s Opulent Masquerade Ball

Seductive and mysterious, Carnevale in Venice is guaranteed to weave a magical spell around those who arrive for the two-week celebration. As you wander among the extravagantly costumed and [...]

Procida feature photo pPhoto by Karen Henderson

Procida Island – Italy’s Undiscovered Gem

Just 30 minutes by hydrofoil from the Bay of Naples, tucked close to Ischia, the famous playground of southern Italy, lies the almost forgotten island of Procida.  Less than 4 sq. kilometers in [...]

Rome Panorama Photo by Michael David

Impressions of Rome

I first visited Rome nearly 30 years ago but since then have been back far too little. So many places to see in the world, never enough time… So I recently returned to Rome, to re-discover [...]

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