Join me as I share with you the everyday adventures of this Colorado girl now living in Tuscany. I hope to inspire you to discover new destinations, will offer invaluable travel tips and updated travel news.

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Following Footsteps

Buongiorno from the beautiful Italian region of Le Marche.  This is an area I have not yet explored much of so I have been discovering new sites, drinking the wine and relaxing after a busy two weeks in the USA. My time there was a whirlwind of packing, shopping, and driving from Colorado to Memphis to […]

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Discovering Hidden Florence

I absolutely adore Florence. And living just over an hour by train from the city I visit quite often even if just to have lunch. On the first day we were allowed to travel after the initial lockdown I headed straight there and it proved to be a day that I will never forget. The […]

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Travel That Moves You

Dachau…a name synonymous with evil, the very worst of mankind. Today the Dachau Concentration Memorial Site, where so many suffered and died cruelly, is a respectful memorial to those we must remember. I was eleven when I first visited the camp and it is a childhood memory that has stayed with me these many years. […]

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Rome After Lockdown

The heavy weight of the lockdowns over the past six months is easing across Europe and a bit of normalcy is returning. For the first time in four months I was able to enjoy lunch with my two best friends at a darling Osteria located in the hills behind Cortona. The biggest plus for me was that […]

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When Life Throws You Lemons

Though the past year has made me want to make (and consume) Limoncello instead of lemonade I have taken this time to reflect and evaluate how I wish to move forward with my travel business. With the travel industry devastated by the pandemic there have been many tears, doubts, sheer panic and a bit of […]

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