Monthly Archives: June 2011

VISIONS OF VENEZIA!!

Our Italian Family Journey ended with a few glorious days to relax and meander our way through the streets and canals of Venezia!!   What a wonderful place to celebrate our Gala and Finale of our Italian Adventure and Journey.   No … Continue reading

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INCREDIBLE DINNER AT RISTORANTE DE PISIS HOTEL BAUER VENEZIA

Ristorante De Pisis at The Hotel Bauer Palazzo Venezia is my all time number one favorite restaurant in the world.   Last night our family group splurged and treated ourselves to this incredible fine dinning experience in celebration of my … Continue reading

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48 HOURS IN BELLAGIO (LAGO DI COMO)

The lovely little town of Bellagio sits out on a promontory in the very middle of Lake Como therefore affording glorious views of the majestic mountains and Swiss Alps in the distance.   Bellagio is probably the most beautiful of … Continue reading

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48 HOURS IN FIRENZE

View of Firenze from Piazzale Michelangelo; overlooking Arno and entire City.   Firenze is really not a city but a very large town which can be easily toured on foot.   Of course the Capital of Art History aficionados as … Continue reading

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VERY CHARMING STAY AT BADIA A COLTIBUONO

The Badia a Coltibuono is extremely charming; simple, rustic yet quality with very personalized and friendly staff.   Located about 6km from the center of the little wine village of Gaiole in Chianti; The Badia a Coltibuono or (Abbey of … Continue reading

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EXPLORING SIENA

The ancient walled city of Siena is conveniently located in the heart of Tuscany with close proximity to Firenze as well as the very famous Chianti Wine Region.   The City is really more like a large village perched on … Continue reading

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DINNER AT TAVERNA SAN GIUSEPPE SIENA

La Taverna San Giuseppe is my favorite restaurant in Siena and one of my favorites in all of Italy.   Although very well advertised in various tourist booklets and maps it is not a typical tourist restaurant at all; in … Continue reading

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