Sunday in Italy

You can find your place in the world through travel. See what I've discovered on my journey....

The Italian Language Conundrum

Mastering the Italian language is more difficult than I anticipated. Read about some of my challenges....

Perfect Italian Days

Perfect Italian days are meant for exploring. Come visit some of my favorite places with me....

The Italian Vet

Our dog, Millie, goes to an Italian vet. Read about her adventures here....

Pranzo Fuori

A beautiful January day in Tuscany is perfect for a picnic in the mountains. ...

Wheels

My interest in cars begins and ends at something that gets me from point A to point B with as little trouble as possible.  I want dependability, safety, and comfort.  I have landed in a country that makes some of the most expensive and impressive cars in the world. ...

Tony Soprano and the Spoleto Suitcase

We have good friends who asked us to retrieve a left behind suitcase in Spoleto.  Of course we trust them completely and didn’t think the suitcase was filled with bundles of cash, but there was still an air of Tony Soprano to it.  Spoleto is about an hour and...

A Random Encounter

Sunday was bright and sunny and beautiful.  Perfect for a little excursion to explore some of this country.  Where to go?  Somewhere we’ve never been, but not too far away.  A finger hovered over the map and landed randomly on Civitella di Val di Chiana.  Never heard of it...

Vanquishing the Tramontana

Fiendish Wind We’ve been having a struggle with the weather this week.  We started the week with snow, which was beautiful and magical and we loved it.  Then the sun came out and it was clear and bright and we loved it.  With the sun came the wind.  It...