Tag: italy

Living Out Loud

Italians live life to the fullest in the most simple ways. It's a beautiful balance that offers a wonderful perspective on life. ...

A Roman Teenager

Our visit with Clay and the kids comes to a close. We end up in Rome with some very memorable events....

Italian Magic

As our visit with Clay and the kids nears an end, we discover some Italian magic....

A Visit with Bardini

Myra's Italian adventure continues with a visit to a Renaissance garden in Florence. ...

A Very Italian Road Trip, Part 2

We travel with friends to Florence and find a city beyond compare. Art, beauty, food, and wine all at our fingertips....

Going in Peace

Shrines are everywhere in Italy offering peace and comfort. What they mean and how they got there are sometimes mysteries....

Zen and the Art of Piazza Parties

Italians love a good party.  In the summer when the heat of the day gives way to the coolness of the evening, Italians come out and gather.  The piazza concept is perfect for this, and I’m pretty sure that’s why they were invented.  Piazzas are places to conduct business...

Flea Markets and Bargains Galore

I’m typically not a flea market kind of person.  I’m good for about 10, maybe 15 minutes, then I’m ready to hit the road.  However, our friend Michelangelo told us about a place near Citta di Castello that is only open on Sunday mornings and is kind of a...