Monthly Archives: August 2014

Time to Celebrate with a BOOK GIVEAWAY

I am leaving a month from today for Italy and am excited since I will be discovering some new places. One is Naples and I am fortunate enough to have the services of the knowledgeable Tina from Discover Napoli Destinations. … Continue reading

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New Concept in Travel ~ Custom Luggage from UGOBAGS

I am so excited about my new custom luggage from UGOBAGS. A brand new company, UGOBAGS is based in California, where each piece of luggage is assembled, after being customized to one’s specifications. As a participant in their Kickstarter campaign … Continue reading

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Made in Italy – Italian Shoemakers

I rarely go to the mall, but last week I was delighted to find a new store in the Treasure Coast Mall in Jensen Beach, Florida. Italian Shoemakers sells authentic Italian footwear which is 100 percent made in Italy. With … Continue reading

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La Passeggiata – The Evening Stroll in Italy

One of my favorite  aspects of the Italian lifestyle is the late afternoon and early evening ritual known as la passeggiata, or the evening stroll. Each evening, between the hours of 5pm and 8pm, Italians take to the streets, to … Continue reading

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Gelato – Italy’s Sweet Treat to the World

Gelato is one of Italy’s great gifts to the world, and once you have tasted authentic Italian gelato, you understand why this is true. Italians consider gelato to be their ice cream, but it really is quite different from American … Continue reading

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