Italy

Ten Countries I Want To Take My Little Explorer To

February 1, 2015
Today is February 1st, which was my official due date. However, just like his mother (I was born two weeks early), my son was eager to come into this world and graced us with his presence a month early. Thus, today marks Joaquín's first month of life! Before he was...

Seven Super Shots From Andi’s Travels

February 16, 2012
I thoroughly enjoyed writing my ABC's of Travel, as it allowed me to nostalgically reflect on some beautiful past adventures.  Thus, I could not wait for the next meme to circulate in the travel world and was delighted when Seven Super Shots From My Travels was created, especially since it revolved...

France & Italy With Trafalgar Tours: Day 6 (Part 5)

January 20, 2012
Despite having a five hour bus ride to Rome ahead of me, I had butterflies in my stomach -- if my unforgettable Trafalgar Tours trip needed to come to an end anywhere -- I could not think of a better place.  During the long drive an enormous full moon, which...

France & Italy With Trafalgar Tours: Day 6 (Part 4)

January 16, 2012
Our final Trafalgar Tours Be My Guest lunch at Fattoria di Maiano was truly an experience that I will never forget and without a doubt my favorite of the trip.  If you have been following my European adventures, then you know that is a bold claim, as the previous Be My Guest lunches...

France & Italy With Trafalgar Tours: Day 6 (Part 3)

January 12, 2012
There should be a sign on the door of Villa di Maiano at Fattoria di Maiano: Warning entering this villa may make your heart stop.  It certainly caused mine to skip a beat.  The first thing that I noticed were the magnificent chandeliers.  If I owned a Tuscan villa every...