Three things were on my agenda when I planned my day in Tuscany wine towns before heading to Civitavecchia for a Mediterranean cruise. The first two were Vino Nobile di Montepulciano and Brunello di Montalcino. The third: A fiancé to drive me around. What do these three things … [Read more...]
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One Day in Siem Reap, This Happened... Wondering what it's like to bike to Angkor Wat from Siem Reap? Read on for my account plus my top tips for biking to the ancient ruins. Oh. My. Aching. Butt. I pedal along the side of the road and marvel as the bustling city of … [Read more...]
It’s 3:30 in the morning and I’m wide awake. I should be going to bed to try to get my body clock back to normal, but sleep will just elude me if I crawl into bed. Instead I’m watching a Star Wars marathon on TV and feeling the familiar bittersweet feeling of being home after … [Read more...]
Cappuccino and Other Italian Firsts in Italy I had my first sip of a hot, frothy cappuccino in Italy thanks to two guys from the Bronx. And along the way to that cappuccino, I also experienced a few other Italian firsts. My friend Cee and I were sitting in a little alcove … [Read more...]
One Day in a City Itinerary: Capri, Italy What to See and Do When Short on Time Visiting the Island of Capri You don’t have to be a jet setting millionaire to fall head over heels in love with Capri. The island, a short ferry away from Naples and the beautiful Amalfi Coast … [Read more...]