My Special Places in Italy | Civita di Bagnoregio

Regally perched high atop a hill of tufa is the magical but dying town of Civita di Bagnoregio.  This tiny...

Top Ten:  Embarrassing Travel Moments in Italy

Top Ten: Embarrassing Travel Moments in Italy

It is only fair that I include my personal top ten embarrassing travel moments after poking fun of others.  Ready...

Top Ten:  Things actually heard or done while on tour in Italy

Top Ten: Things actually heard or done while on tour in Italy

When I was taking small groups on tour in Italy, I learned to never be too surprised at what I overheard.  Some...

Finding Balance | A discussion of old traditions and new realities

Finding Balance | A discussion of old traditions and new realities

Two days ago I posted a blog (read it here) about the new laws put in place by Monti to stimulate growth...

Reflections of My Travels to Italy

Reflections of My Travels to Italy

Change.  The only constant in this life.  This week I have found myself thinking about the people and places that...

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...