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La dolce vita for me! And for you! Travel consultant, blogger, writer, tour leader & published author, I love sharing no-nonsense travel tips, advice and insights. Let's plan your next great trip, perhaps to Italy with me?!
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Father, Daddy, Dad, Papa, Pop…Sunday is HIS Day! “They say that from the instant he lays eyes on her, a father adores his daughter. Whoever she grows up to be, she is always to him that little girl in pigtails. … Continue reading
I thought you might enjoy this Tidbit I shared a few years back… Thank you for joining me this morning! Tidbit is defined as a morsel, snack, bite, treat, a small taste of something…a tiny little bit of information revealed… … Continue reading
Why does the mere suggestion of considering a tour or a cruise turn so many people off when, as a travel planning option, they can offer the perfect solution? As a fairly seasoned traveler who has done both, enjoyed both … Continue reading
Mama… Mommy…Ma…Mom…Mother… Sunday is her day. In addition to our own Mother, there are many other role models and portrayals of Mothers and Mother figures. From June Cleaver and “Mommie Dearest” to Mother Theresa and Mother Earth, our personal emotions … Continue reading
Thank you for joining me this morning! Tidbit is defined as a morsel, snack, bite, treat, a small taste of something…a tiny little bit of information revealed… ** Travel TidBitZ for April 1st ** Feeling a Bit Fool-ish Today? “Fool” … Continue reading
When I contacted ItalyXP about being sponsored for a tour in Rome this fall (2014), I was quickly obliged. They had space on their 3-hour “Tour of Christian Churches and Basilicas of Rome”, a tour I was very excited to … Continue reading
Travel TipZ You Will Thank Me For! None of us wants to ever think that something could foil our best laid plans… all that time and money invested in our long-awaited vacation and then…the unexpected (and not in a good … Continue reading
Travel TipZ You Will Thank Me For! Whether you’re day tripping close to home, taking a long weekend or traveling afar for that long-awaited vacation, odds are that you’re planning to “do” and “see” something special, something that appeals to … Continue reading
Today’s Travel TidBitZ is Back with a Question: Is NOW the Best Time to Travel? Last fall I was invited to write a guest post about the best time to travel, specifically to Italy. Well, my answer was, of course, … Continue reading
Today’s Travel TidBitz: Don’t Let “What Ifs” Trip Up Your Travel Plans! “I’ve had a lot of worries in my life, most of which never happened.” – Mark Twain Thank you for joining me this morning! Tidbit is defined as … Continue reading