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Plan Your Italy Trip Now!

It’s that time when a lot of people I know are beginning to decide on travel plans for the year. Airfares to Europe have dropped and the euro is low, so this is a perfect time to make plans for … Continue reading

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An Evening in Siena – Book Excerpt (Audio)

In 2011 I went to Italy for three months as a solo traveler. That adventure is detailed in my first book, Memoirs of a Solo Traveler – My  Love Affair with Italy.  During that trip I stayed in Siena for … Continue reading

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Daydreaming about Positano

I find myself daydreaming about Positano sometimes. I’ve been there many times, but this past summer was the first time that I stayed there. And now I  yearn to return. Positano seems to cast that magical spell on those who … Continue reading

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Discover Dolceacqua – A Small Town in Northern Italy

I love the small towns and villages in Italy. One of the reasons I like Dolceacqua so much is because it is not particularly known as a tourist destination. Perched  high on a hilltop in Liguria, Dolceacqua is one of … Continue reading

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Photo Collage from Ravello ~ Amalfi Coast Travel

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 Ravello is a peaceful beautiful city high above the seashore on the Amalfi Coast. Villa Rufolo and Villa Cimbrone afford spectacular views of the coastline which made the uphill walking and numerous steps and staircases worth it. More stories to … Continue reading

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Carrara Marble Quarries

photo by Clive Aldenhoven This looks like a place I definitely intend to visit while I am in Italy. It’s a little off the beaten path, and although Carrara has traditionally become known as a tourist area, it’s not quite … Continue reading

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