April 23 2015 / Places

Barga, A Step Into Renaissance

Barga, Tuscany

On every trip to Italy, I step off the beaten path and find a town the guidebooks have overlooked. Barga


February 4 2015 / Places

Beach Hopping in Sardinia

Sardegna

(Be sure to check out Lenora’s Italy Retreat for Women To Live La Dolce Vita in September..) First snows of


March 28 2014 / Places

The Hillside Villas of Lucca

Capannori, Tuscany

We were on retreat in Lucca. A friend suggested we travel to the hillsides surrounding Lucca to see a couple


January 17 2014 / Events

Lucca by Candlelight

Lucca, Tuscany

It was no accident, being in Lucca on September 13. We came to witness the Luminaria di Santa Croce, procession