Category Archives: S.O.S. – Just in Case…

⇑⇓Italy Travel Tip: Watch Your Step(s)⇑⇓

⇑⇓ Stairway to a Misstep… It doesn’t seem to matter how much advice and warning I give to those planning their trip to Italy, very few are really prepared for the stairs! And they are everywhere.

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I Just Had a Fabulous Vacation…So, Why Am I So BLUE??

You’re just back from a fabulous vacation! You had a great time…all the planning and expense was worth it – it was fun, rewarding, memorable, and everything you hoped it would be…Then why the heck are you so blue??? Maybe … Continue reading

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In Praise of an Airport–Specifically Fiumicino Airport in Rome

Yes, you read that right, praise – and long overdue praise, I might add! You hear a lot of jokes about Italian efficiency (or lack of it) but I’m here to tell you that I have had quite a few … Continue reading

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To Travel or Not to Travel…

Will I Keep on Traveling? The short answer: Yes, because I love it! It’s my passion! The long answer: Life is a risk so start living!  We take risks every single day. Yes, that means you, too!  If you think … Continue reading

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♥ “There is Always Something to Be Thankful For!” ♥

~♥~ “As we express our gratitude we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter the words but to live by them.” -John F. Kennedy ~♥~ We are reminded to give thanks in many ways. A sunset, … Continue reading

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Solo but NOT Alone!

Is it possible to travel solo in a small group and enjoy all of the benefits of independent travel? You bet!!! Traveling in a small group can be the best of all travel experiences, especially for the solo traveler, and … Continue reading

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Getting Ready, Getting All Set..to Go!

Now, it’s the home stretch to…Italy! How I get ready and some tips for YOU! ♦ ◊ ♦ Last week I shared about how Italy is my “moveable feast”…the place that I carry in my heart wherever I go…and I … Continue reading

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Going Solo in Italy…Perche No? (Why Not?)

Italy is calling YOU!  You’re ready to enjoy la dolce vita but you don’t have someone to travel with. I understand that predicament and I have lots of great ideas and advice for you. I ‘m very pleased and honored … Continue reading

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Great Travel TipZ: “Just in Case” Insurance

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

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Great TipZ to Get the Most from Sightseeing!

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

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