Monthly Archives: July 2012

A vacation by the Adriatic Coast

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Our readers are following us throughout our Italian vacations. My husband Alex, our daughter Sofia and I have been spending the months of June and July in my home region, Tuscany, in particular, my hometown Colle di Val d’Elsa, located … Continue reading Continue reading

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Travel dilemmas: Italy’s road rules sting travelers

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Q: We recently received a registered letter from the Commune of Lucca, Italy, notifying us that we were in violation of “circulating inside a pedestrian area” on May 5, 2011. Because we did not contest the violation immediately, it said, … Continue reading

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Share Your Engagement Story to Win a Romantic Italian Vacation

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Villa Sandi Winery is looking for romantic engagement stories. Share yours, along with a couple of yourself and your spouse or spouse-to-be, and you could win a romantic vacation in Italy in Villa Sandi Winery’s Italian Wedding Contest. To enter, … Continue reading

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Travel deals: Great bargains in northern Italy

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Is it too early to start planning next year’s vacation? Not according to Globus. The travel company is discounting its 2013 Europe and North America tours by 10 per cent when booked (and paid in full) at least nine months … Continue reading

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‘To Rome with Love’ is Woody Allen’s valentine to Italy

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In his 44th film To Rome with Love, Woody Allen plays Jerry, an opera director who travels to Italy with his wife (Judy Davis) to meet the parents of their daughter’s fiancé. Jerry is retired and officially out of the … Continue reading

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