Italians do it better

It’s late March in the Italian Riviera, where the crowds are sparse and the beauty is abundant.  In the historic city centers of Genova and Savona, a simple [...]

Walking in Florence

Firenze!   A short visit was long enough to see why so many people consider it their favorite city in Italy.  When it comes to Florence, a picture really is worth a [...]

Cinque Terre, without the crowds

Yes, it’s still possible.  Despite the fact that millions of Americans have added Cinque Terre to their bucket lists, you can still visit and enjoy the Five [...]