Italy

Italy

Livorno

I chose Livorno for its diverse history, famous coffee, proximity to the sea and centrality for road trips around Tuscany. While staying in Italy we went on many short-day trips to Florence, Pisa, Modena, Bologna, the Tuscan Alps, Grossetto and many other nearby places. We arrived in Livorno the day after a major storm, the […]

Road Trip Grosetto
Italy

Road Trip Grosetto

Must do activities while in Italy is a road trip through the province of Grosetto, in the Tuscan region, for exploring back roads, lovely farms, fantastic wines, interesting hill top towns like Montemerano, Saturnia, thermal baths at Cascate del Mulino and the restaurant La Solina. My mother came to visit me during my stay in […]

Italy

Spring in Venice

Spring is perfect for exploring Venice, finding interesting shops along the city’s narrow passageways is easy without all the large summer crowds. Shopping for locally made trinkets is nice when the staff, or owners can spend time explaining all the great aspects of their wares.  Water taxis to Murano, Burano and the neighboring islands are […]