Posts by Andi Brown

Versatile Blogger Award

Versatile Blogger Award

I was nominated for the Versatile Blogger Award by Sam at TwoBlackDoggies and then again by Nicole at Cultural Comments. What...

Venice – Bridge of Sighs restoration done at last.

Venice – Bridge of Sighs restoration done at last.

Three years ago Venice thrust itself into controversy during its restoration on the Bridge of Sighs by selling advertising on the space that...

Italy Travel Planning Packages, including Cinque Terre|Vernazza Special

Italy Travel Planning Packages, including Cinque Terre|Vernazza Special

Travel Planning Packages and Specials As an Italian travel planner, I will meet your individual expectations while helping you avoid...

Top Ten:  My favorite photos of Italy

Top Ten: My favorite photos of Italy

My very favorite photos from my travels in Italy, in no particular order. Copyright 2011  Andi Brown,  Once in a...

A Thousand Days in Venice by Marlena de Blasi

A Thousand Days in Venice by Marlena de Blasi

December 2011 A Thousand Days in Venice by Marlena de Blasi. The first book of several chronicling the author’s adventures...

Vernazza, Cinque Terre: A personal account of the flood damage

Vernazza, Cinque Terre: A personal account of the flood damage

I would like to pass on a very moving article from one of the co-founders of Save Vernazza as she visits her...

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La Bottega dei Vasai

There are moments when traveling that are so rare I hesitate to breathe in too deeply for fear of breaking the...

Cinque Terre Flood:  Vernazza Clean Up Progress

Cinque Terre Flood: Vernazza Clean Up Progress

**For continuous updates, check out my Vernazza page here*** Many people have been wondering how the clean up is progressing...

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Top Ten: Reasons Traveling with Kids is Cool

If I had a dollar for every time someone told me I was crazy to take my toddler to Italy...

Cinque Terre flood: Save Vernazza ready for Donations

Cinque Terre flood: Save Vernazza ready for Donations

I am happy to announce that donations are now being accepted through Save Vernazza ONLUS, a non-profit Italian organization established by four...