Awesome! …a word that has become trivialized from overuse. Yet an enthusiast of national parks expects a certain amount of
We started in the town of San Candido, way north in Italy’s Dolomites mountains, a group of 16. Everyone rented
From L’Aquila, we drove east towards majestic Gran Sasso, mountain behemoth, passing medieval hill towns – clinging like lichen to
Hiking the mountainside trails that run along the vast, turquoise Ligurian sea in the Cinque Terre National Park is a
One way to get around Italy’s magnificent lakes is to fly in a seaplane. Instead of wheels it’s got floats.
Lovers of central Italy usually flock to Assisi (St. Francis), Orvieto (great white wine) or Perugia (chocolate, among other treasures).
Called Bent el Riah in Arabic, (Daughter of the Wind), this wild spot in the middle of the Mediterranean Sea
Dawn. Who gets up at this ungodly hour? Well, if you are visiting the Val d’Orcia in Tuscany, there are
Named after the Italian word scale (steps or stairs), Scalea sits on a step terraced cliff packed right up against
So how do miles of untouched coast, ancient olive groves right up against the sea, and hardly a person around
Two thousand three hundred years ago, the Via Appia (or Appian Way) was built to connect Rome with the ancient
Enchanted woods, fairies, unspoiled coast? Probably just a dream . . Yet half-way along the twisting road from Baratti to