“The creator made Italy from designs by Michelangelo” -Mark Twain- There are very few cities on earth that rival the beauty of Florence. We have had the privilege of walking twice beneath sunny Florentine skies, tracing the inspirational footsteps of Michelangelo and da Vinci. From richly colored marble and realistic masterpieces to shop lined bridges […]
“The Tuscans have the faculty of making much of common things, and converting small occasions into great pleasures.” -Henry James- Oltre il Giardino, Panzano in Chianti, Italy As do so many romantics, I’ve often dreamt of lazy days in Tuscany. Hot, sunny afternoons spent cruising narrow, winding roads, lines of cypress trees and rolling wine […]
How not booking a hotel changed the way I look at travel forever…..