Pietrasanta, An Artist Colony along the Tuscan Coast. Here’s What to Know & Why To Visit this Fascinating Town.

    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.

7 Things to Know Before You Go to Plovdiv, Bulgaria

Since being named as 2019 European Capital of Culture by the EU Commission, (along with Matera in southern Italy,) Bulgaria’s most famously historic city is undergoing a mighty-scale spruce-up. An optimistic mood, coupled with renovation and re-invention projects, make this a great time for visitors to experience Plovdiv. Here’s what you should know: The city … More 7 Things to Know Before You Go to Plovdiv, Bulgaria

Celebrating Flower Power in Spello, Italy

There’s hardly a better way to experience a culture than by participating in a destination’s traditional festivals. At least, that’s always been my motto, leading us to plan entire trips around the concept. Oyster festival in Apalachicola. Theatre festival in New York City. Jazz festival in New Orleans. Wine festival in Barcelona. Asparagus, yes asparagus, … More Celebrating Flower Power in Spello, Italy