Traveling through life

The world – through my eyes

Hiking in Cinque Terre

Check out an article I wrote for the online magazine, Epicure and Culture. “How to Pair Hiking in the Cinque Terre with Aperitivo, Adventure, and Local Culture”  Advertisements

December 30, 2013 · Leave a comment

Learn This Word Before You Go: Prego!

One italian word that can mean so many things!  It’s sort of magical.  Learn this word and keep it in your back pocket if you are planning to travel in … Continue reading

November 16, 2013 · 2 Comments

Grab your backpack….

So, you’ve heard about it….lots of people are doing it….but you’re not exactly sure what the term “Backpacking Europe” means exactly. Backpacking simply means you are traveling from city to … Continue reading

October 26, 2013 · 3 Comments


Serendipity followed me everywhere I went in Italy.  They say serendipity is finding something good without looking for it.  During one of my weekend getaways to Tuscany, I serendipitously found the most … Continue reading

September 2, 2013 · Leave a comment

Be a traveler, not a tourist.

Step outside of the box. Take the road less traveled. Throw out the itinerary.  Skip the big tour buses.  Forgo the sights you are supposed to see. Instead, take one … Continue reading

August 31, 2013 · Leave a comment


L’ostello! La lingua italiana!  Que bella! Oh the italian language, how beautiful it rolls off the tongue.  L’ostello.  Ostello, means hostel in English.  Ostello, sounds much more inviting, than the … Continue reading

August 16, 2013 · Leave a comment


“Not all those who wander are lost.” ~ J.R.R. Tolkien If you just so happen to wander onto my page, benvenuti e piacere.  Welcome and nice to meet you! I believe … Continue reading

August 2, 2013 · Leave a comment