Location: Pietrasanta, Italy Nickname: Little Athens Vibe: International bohemian for artists and art-lovers. In Italian, the word “Pietrasanta,” translates as sacred rock. That is perhaps the only possible name for a town located at the foothills of the majestic Apuan Alps. These mountains are famed for their composition and unique offering to the … More Pietrasanta, An Artist Colony along the Tuscan Coast. Here’s What to Know & Why To Visit this Fascinating Town.
Whether we’re in Brighton or Bangkok, most mornings begin the same. Mugs of strong coffee √, bowls of yogurt √, ready, set, go: scout available housesits √. The daily email, waiting in my inbox, lists dozens of new opportunities. It’s like Christmas, every single morning. Our selected parameters are wide to include just about every … More Housesitting Takes Us Places We Never Dreamed of Traveling. You Can Go, Too. Here’s How.
When we embarked on this nomadic life one of the goals was to read. Everything we could get our hands on. About every country we planned to visit and live our lives. About every journey we dreamed of taking. About spots on this planet that we knew we’d likely never venture (hello, Everest), but were … More Good Reads for Travel Lovers & Curiosity Seekers, Volume One.
According to Lonely Planet, the average cost of dinner in a mid-range restaurant for two in New York City is $130. Of course, that’s an average. On one end of the spectrum, the world’s greatest food city offers unparalleled opportunities to splurge on once-in-a-lifetime tasting experiences (more coming soon on that topic!). Yet, on the … More Bite the Big Apple on a Small Budget: Here’s Your Guide to Cheap Eats in NYC
For 15 years, my husband and I owned a historic 1927 Tudor home. We painted every inch of wall, gutted and renovated the kitchen (by ourselves – hello, learning lessons), then hired pros to tackle bathroom renos. We landscaped, built decks, created gardens and created a home exactly to our liking…then, promptly sold it. To … More 100+ Different Spaces in 16 Countries. Finding Inspiration for My Latest Assignment for Architectural Digest.