UNDER THE TUSCAN SUN : LUCCA

Italy has to be one of my favorite countries…from the incredible food, the gorgeous landscapes, delicious food, and what I’m featuring today…the most charming villages. On a recent jaunt to Tuscany, we stumbled onto Lucca, an adorable walled Renaissance town. It felt like a step back in time, and what most people hope for and expect […]

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LIVING LA VIDA LOCANDA

locanda al colle | the belle abroad

Locanda : NOUN ; in continental Europe, especially Italy : a small hotel, guest house, or inn. You are all well aware of my love for Italy, if for no other reason than the fact that I’ve been back seven times since moving abroad. And yet, I still hadn’t come across the term “Locanda”. But our […]

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COME SAIL AWAY : ANCHORED 2017

Anchored 2017

With a glimpse of spring and warm weather this week, I am getting so excited for my summer lineup and just counting down the days until I’m basking in the sunshine and sneaking dips in the refreshing ocean somewhere. And come mid June, I’ll be doing both while sailing away with Unique Cruise on their […]

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OCTOBER IN EUROPE : WHERE TO GO

Autumn is in the air… the cool breeze, the changing leaves, the bags are packed and the flights are taking off. Not what you expected?! Well truthfully, it’s the best time of year to sneak away to Europe! The summer crowd has died down a bit, the weather is enjoyable, and of course, it’s still Europe. […]

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Postcard from Venice

venice-italy

The city of bridges, the city of water, the sinking city, the bride of the sea….Venezia. Here’s a postcard collection of the stunning Venice that prove it needs to be your next stop!          MY VENICE PACKING GUIDE HERE.

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