Trentino, Italy – Summer 2019 A spa visit, even in your home country where you understand language and customs, can be an intimidating experience for first-timers. When traveling in a different country, the stress of knowing what to do, and, more importantly, what NOT to do, can negate any sauna’s potential for relaxation. When you … More Should I Wear a Bathing Suit? Here’s What to Know Before Stepping Foot in an Italian Spa.
Vattaro – Trentino, Italy We recently returned to this tiny alpine village in northern Italy after being away for nine months. During that time, we’ve traveled nonstop through many countries – Bulgaria, England, Spain, Cuba, and the U.S. – in a whirlwind of movement, languages, and cultures. Nearly 25,000 miles of journeying separate us from … More When Does A Traveler Become Local? Five Things We Love About Immersive Travel.
Trentino – July 2015 As a writer, I’ll read just about anything that’s around, including – only in a pinch – my husband’s cycling magazines. It makes me laugh how many times I come across the phrase “epic ride” headlining adjective-laden stories. What constituents an epic ride? Can every ride really be that epic? Well, … More Cycling Extravaganza, Part 2 – Francesco Moser Leads Americans on Epic Ride
For the past six weeks, I have ran, trekked, and bused my way around the small villages and marquee towns of Trentino, always on the lookout for engaging visual artwork and unique crafts. While I’m not exactly the world’s best photographer and many of these shots were taken on a semi-smart phone, I wanted to … More Gallery of Roadside Art – Trentino, Italy
Got your attention with that headline, right? Don’t worry, there’s no violence here. Just good cooking mixed with interesting lore…often the story when it comes to Italy. — I was in college before I boiled an egg. My mom, not exactly a master in the kitchen herself, loves to tell the story of the telephone … More Strangling the Priest – An Oh-So Italian Recipe