Upon hearing that Europe may close to American tourists this summer, I immediately started a deep longing for the Amalfi Coast.   On our last visit we had dinner and a late night at Villa Tre Ville.  It was beyond beautiful.   Bring on “La Dolce Vita” and dream of a trip to this stunner.. read more →

28 Dec 2017
December 28, 2017

A Botticelli Beauty

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Today, we had the pleasure of touring the Uffizi Gallery with art historian and private guide Christana’s Florence.   It was an exceptional tour highlighting the best works in 2 hours.  It was perfect with the children.  They were fully engaged and I was impressed.   I LOVED seeing the Botticelli works for the first.. read more →

26 Dec 2017
December 26, 2017

Link Lovin’

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We are taking down Tuscany.  Today we conquered Siena, Pisa and arrived in Florence in time for a walk around town and a delicious dinner at Trattoria ZaZa. It was spectacular as was the vino!   Tomorrow we are off to The Mall in the morning and a private tour of Florence with Christina Mifsud of Christina’s.. read more →

We made it 4800 miles around the globe to spend Christmas is Violet (my eldest studying in Italy for the year). WE are all exhausted, wiped out and ready for a day of rest before continuing on to Siena, Pisa, Florence, Venice, Murano, Burano and Rome.  I hope Santa is good to you. Just having.. read more →

21 Dec 2017
December 21, 2017

An Italian Holiday

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Are you finished?   I am almost there with is a darn good think because I am headed to Italy in less than 48 hours and still have 4 ppl to pack and get out the door… I cannot wait to see my daughter!!!! I am beyond excited!   v All Images VIA If you.. read more →

As you likely know, I just returned from 12 extraordinary days in Italy.   My heart is torn all over the world. I was so happy there.  Home fits too… Here is a look at the first leg of my trip featuring Roma.  I am exhausted beyond belief… I will soon share my full itinerary. .. read more →

22 Sep 2017
September 22, 2017

Off to Italy!

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Off to an adventure with my husband and friends to celebrate our 20th Anniversary. It is gonna be a wild trip with lots of great stops.   We are headed to Rome… then to Positano & Le Sirenuse… then to Il Pellicano… then to Viterbo to see my daughter studying abroad… then the last night at.. read more →