Category Travel planning

None shall pass

It’s been a while since I’ve posted. Thank you to the many readers/followers who’ve reached out to me recently to let me know you’ve missed my posts. That means a lot. I can make excuses — work, social life, various distractions — but the truth is, I had a slightly traumatic travel experience at the […]

Married to Italy

Big city Texan girl meets small town Italian boy. Chaos ensues.

Travels with Patty

Further exploration of semi-retirement, travel and personal relationships.

Just Visit Siena !

My Siena Guide

Aunt Jane In Italy

At home in Italy, and bringing Italy into my home

learnitalianwines - by tom hyland

A guide to Italian wines, grapes and producers

Home Exchanging

Trade your space for a change of pace!

Italy in 30 Seconds

A written shot of espresso to inform, excite and encourage you to experience Italy. Today's Brew.