The price for a cot was unfit for the vagabonds who they purported to attract, so I slept on a bench in a little hut by the train tracks on my ragged blue mat.
Without at least a bit of uncertainty, I find that life and travel don’t hold much interest.I’m still not certain about the ladies hats displayed like flowers….
there is much more to this book than the adventures and misadventures of an American family in Italy – instead, this book is about finding the balance in our lives between work and play – it is about the importance of taking the time to really live – and it is filled with powerful messages that every stressed out CEO or entrepreneur needs to read
Much to my surprise, what I had thought would be a sort of never ending, round the world holiday, had suddenly become mired down in love –
Lake Como – one of the most beautiful lakes in the world and a crown jewel of Italian masterpieces.
Most likely you are going to hear about pizza, pasta, the Roman Empire, wine, Venice, and love. You might also get mafia, Leonardo Da Vinci, red sauce (or Marinara), coffee, Catholics, the Pope and the Vatican.
With more than 350 species of birds having been sighted in the Po River Region, this is a territory that at first glance looks unvaried, but is actually quite surprising richness.
Northern Italian Quake
I was fortunate to get a detailed introduction to not only the house and the organizers of Blogville, Bologna , but also to some of the delicious products and treats.
I started in one country, had lunch in another and then ate dinner in a third! You have to love being able to do all of that for less than most people spend on a fancy dinner.
I’ll be going to Italy in April and then in June for an awesome travel blogger experience with Blogville Emilia Romagna
2011 was a great year for me in terms of travel, family, and work. While there were a huge number of experiences to choose from, here are my top ten favorite adventures that came from this incredible year.