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Italy 2016

By |October 1st, 2016|Categories: Things To Do & See, Videos|

Just over a month ago I returned from a 1 month trip to Italy where I visited many beautiful towns/villages from the North to the South, traveling over 1500 miles (2,414 km) by train and car. As I said last year after returning from Italy; Italy is beautiful beyond compare, but the true beauty, for me, can be found in its people. I am so grateful for the time spent, and memories made with my [...]

Italy Through My Eyes

By |October 1st, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized, Videos|

Lago Maggiore – Cannero Riviera

By |April 12th, 2016|Categories: Things To Do & See, Uncategorized|

Lago Maggiore is interesting as it lies within (or divided into) 3 regions; 2 in Italy (Piedmont and Lombardy) and Switzerland’s canton Ticino. Although it is the second largest lake in Italy, it is the longest lake in Italy and the largest lake in Switzerland. Lago Maggiore was recommended to me by a friend in Milan – in particular the Cannero Rivera which lies on the north-western point of the lake – nestled up against [...]

Hotel Cannero

By |March 21st, 2016|Categories: Hotels|Tags: , , |

Stephanino & Maria Carla, owners of Hotel Cannero Beautiful Cannero Riviera on Lago Maggiore. If you are looking for a wonderful place to relax, without the onslaught of tourists as in Lago di Como, and still see beautiful sites – Cannero Riviera is the place. You can take the ferry to the beautiful Isola Bella and other stops along the lake. You are nestled right up against Lugano, Switzerland – also accessible by [...]

Italian Custom Made Shoes

By |February 29th, 2016|Categories: Travel Tips, Uncategorized|

While in Torino, a friend took me to Piazza Savoia in the historic center of Torino (Turin).  Piazza Savoia was designed in the 18th Century, as Torino’s citizenry grew larger.  At that time it was known as Piazza Plum.  The square went through many name changes between the time it was built and and 1860 when the name was changed to Piazza Savoia.  Today the Piazza is famous for the imposing obelisk of Beveno, which stands 20 [...]

Ferry To Stresa

By |April 11th, 2016|Categories: Things To Do & See|Tags: , |

One morning I took the ferry to Stresa. It was a long trip as the ferry stopped at all the little villages along the way. Isola Superiore dei Pescatore, Isola Madre, Isola Bella, Baveno, Verbania, to name a few – each with its own beauty. As we neared each village a crew member from the ferry would go through the process of docking and extending a metal ramp so that passengers could exit and board. [...]