Posts by Andi Brown

Vernazza Flood Tragedy-A personal account from Valentino Giannoni

Vernazza Flood Tragedy-A personal account from Valentino Giannoni

An Incredible Story of Courage in the Face Of Death – A Personal Account of Tragedy Caused by the Vernazza...

Cinque Terre Flood:  Vernazza Relief Video

Cinque Terre Flood: Vernazza Relief Video

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ufMtG4w2hgU] I put this video on youtube to try and spread the word and inspire people to help with the...

Cinque Terre Flood:  Assistance from Italian Notebook

Cinque Terre Flood: Assistance from Italian Notebook

Many people have been coming together to help the people of the Cinque Terre over the last week.  I wanted to...

Cinque Terre, Vernazza flood update: Disaster Relief

Cinque Terre, Vernazza flood update: Disaster Relief

Just one week ago Vernazza and Monterosso of the Cinque Terre along with several lesser known villages were devastated by massive flooding and mudslides.  The...

100 Places in Italy Every Woman Should Go by Susan Van Allen

100 Places in Italy Every Woman Should Go by Susan Van Allen

November 2011 100 Places in Italy Every Woman Should Go by Susan Van Allen. I LOVE LOVE this book.  With...

Rachael Ray’s Carbonara

Rachael Ray’s Carbonara

Rachael Ray’s Carbonara This is a super easy classic Italian recipe (and inexpensive).  I will substitute bacon when good pancetta...

October Book of the Month: Playing for Pizza

October Book of the Month: Playing for Pizza

October 2011 Playing for Pizza by John Grisham  I don’t know about you, but football fever is in full swing...

Cinque Terre, Vernazza Flooding:  Before and after photos and videos

Cinque Terre, Vernazza Flooding: Before and after photos and videos

For the most recent updates and news plus dramatic photos and videos please click here to go to my Vernazza flood page. These...

Cinque Terre:  Vernazza Flood Update

Cinque Terre: Vernazza Flood Update

I have had a chance to make more contact with people from Vernazza, what did we do before the internet!  Unfortunately...

Cinque Terre Floods: Update from Vernazza

Cinque Terre Floods: Update from Vernazza

I just heard back from one of my friends in the village.  Most everyone has returned and they are starting...