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Italy 2016

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 [...]

By |October 1st, 2016|Categories: Things To Do & See, Videos|0 Comments

Italy Through My Eyes

By |October 1st, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized, Videos|0 Comments

Di Rienzo Pantheon Palace

I have visited Rome 3 times and this time I got it right! After reading the glowing reviews, I stayed at Di Rienzo Pantheon Palace. I have preferred to stay near the Pantheon as I enjoy the energy there, and this wonderful boutique hotel is located just around the corner from Piazza della Rotonda. When I arrived I was greeted [...]

By |June 18th, 2016|Categories: Hotels|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Lago Maggiore – Cannero Riviera

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 [...]

By |April 12th, 2016|Categories: Things To Do & See, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Hotel Cannero

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 [...]

By |March 21st, 2016|Categories: Hotels|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Italian Custom Made Shoes

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 [...]

By |February 29th, 2016|Categories: Travel Tips, Uncategorized|0 Comments