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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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Making Travel Dreams Come True

I recently received a wonderful review from clients who were visiting Italy for the first time to attend a wedding near Cortona and wanted to also visit Rome and Venice. They were such a joy to work with and I am so thrilled that I was able to create a memorable trip for them.  Honestly, nothing make me […]

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A Month in Bavaria

Hallo from Bavaria. I am into my second week of my month long stay in the little village of Otterfing, just south of Munich.  It reminds me of the town where we lived when my dad was stationed at Ramstein AFB in the 1980’s.  Just large enough for a bakery, a few restaurants, and surrounded […]

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The Two Shores of Italy

After an incredible week exploring the Le Marche region of Italy I finally returned home to Cortona. It was bittersweet – happy see my little dog, Henri, but my apartment felt overwhelming empty without Maddy and Sam. I find myself going to check to see if Sam is STILL sleeping and automatically picking up items […]

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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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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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