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The edge of Infinity, the Gardens of Villa Cimbrone

Italy’s famed Amalfi Coast is home to many cultural, religious and stunning architectural stylings; it is often times difficult to pick out one thing to focus on while traveling here.  Recently I had the wonderful opportunity to tour through the Gardens of Villa Cimbrone.  Villa Cimbrone is located in the beautiful town of Ravello.  Ravello […]

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Amalfi Lemon’s are so Divine

Without a doubt one of my favorite places in the World.  If you have followed me or read a post or two you already know my feelings about Italy and specifically the Amalfi Coast.  I am excited to get back there this May for my annual trip.  In the meantime, I wanted to share this […]

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The most ancient Church in the World

There is no shortage of Churches and Basilica’s in and around Rome.  But there are only a few that command the attention of visitors.  St. Peter’s Basilica and the Vatican of course are the first to see.  After visiting the Vatican (which isn’t in Rome, it’s in Vatican City), it is easy to just forget […]

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Praiano and a little Church

Religious landmarks abound in Italy, this is not by any stretch of the word a, surprise.  Walk down any street, path, alleyway in any Italian town and you are bound to come across another stunning example of the Italian monuments built to revere their God and their beliefs.  Whether you are a religious, spiritual person […]

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Fishing for beauty in Italy

I am not sure what it is about me, but I am always fascinated with things most people might look past.  The beautiful colors of a building, the curve of a road, stairs that go on for ever etc.  I have 100’s of photo’s of Arches and Stairs/Steps in Italy.  To me there is something fascinating […]

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A Tale of two views

I have gushed and gushed and gushed yet some more over the beauty of the Amalfi Coast in Italy.  I thought instead of simply gushing and coming across so verbose regarding my love for the Amalfi Coast.  I would simply share two photos I took not even 24 hours apart.  One at sunset and one […]

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The Next Adventure…. so it begins

Ahhh Italy, the land of culture, art, history, religion and Amore.  Just the thought of going to Italy gets me excited.  It is by far my favorite destination.   I love the people I have encountered over the years, I love the food and the simplicity of a clean Mediterranean meal on the coast.  I […]

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What makes Europe so special

One of my most favorite things about cities throughout Europe are the Street Performers.  I have written about them many times in Madrid, Barcelona, Paris and even in Rome.  But I must say that this video just gives me goosebumps when I watch it.  Watching it also makes me long for a trip to just […]

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Assume the Position

Three words that scare the hell out of every law abiding citizen around the world or perhaps someone who is going through a health scare.  It’s funny though, it may mean different things to different people, I suppose it depends on where you are in your life. WHOA, WHOA Where is this Post going? What […]

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Racing for some fun in Italy

I love the unexpected.  Usually.  While on Vacation I had one of those experiences that are totally unexpected and fun to be a part of.  I do not follow the sport of Bicycling, however I am well aware of it’s global reach.  It’s a huge sport around the world.  This represents my second encounter with […]

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Ever been in Hot Water? Not if your traveling with me……..

A few years ago, well actually 6 now, wow time does fly by,  we took my daughter on vacation as a present for Graduating High School.  She also brought a friend along for the trip, which I am sure made it even more fun for her, you know not having to spend 24 hours a […]

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The Day of Rest

Ah, Venice.  One of my most favorite cities in the World.  It’s place in the Worlds history and culture is second to none.  There is such a warmth from the people who live and work in this city that makes you feel as though you have found your place in the world. Certainly, travel is […]

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Lemons, Buses and Bones

Ah the beauty of the Italian Coast line, the Amalfi coast to be exact.  One of my favorite places in Italy, ok, ok I know, so far I haven’t found a place in Italy that I don’t call my favorite.  Enough with naming a favorite city, I have claimed all of Italy to be my […]

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Strange Things About……Vatican City

I am always amused by strange or unknown facts about places I visit.  Some of them are humorous and some just plain disgusting.  I decided I would share some strange but true facts about The Vatican City.  I have been to Vatican City a couple of times now and am in absolute awe of it’s […]

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