Monthly Archives: October 2010

A New Paradise – The Island of Elba

We have fallen in love…with the Island of Elba.  OK,  a year ago I said I was in love with Ischia and that Ischia was paradise, and then that the Blue Grotto of Capri was my favourite.  Now those places … Continue reading

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A Typical Day in Tuscany

Caro Diario (Dear Diary) I am sipping an espresso in our tiny cucina here in the middle of the Chianti region while trying to recapture some of our experiences over the last few days. During the last few days, we … Continue reading

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Wandering in Florence

Italiano per stranieri. Translation: Italian for foreigners. That is the title of my new book. After hearing Luigi repeat the phrase “Mia moglie non parla Italiano” for the 3 thousandth time, we headed straight for La Feltrinelli Liberie. Italy’s version … Continue reading

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Packing and Unpacking for Italia

packing and unpacking for Italy. What to wear in Italy Continue reading

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