Behind Santa Lucia’s curtain stands a real-life town that got under my skin in surprising ways.Read More
Chronicling our return home from a year in Umbria and the preparations for our around-the-world journey.
More and more families are embracing travel as a vital part of their lives. If you are are a traveler looking for gifts for your family or if you have a traveling family on your gift list, this is the definitive gift guide.Read More
Laughter bloomed like dandelions in a field of sunshine. Everything was shinier, rosier, more glowing, more dramatic, more emotional, more vivid. I started wondering about why and then thought, “Because Italy.”
I stopped wondering.Read More
I hated taking this post out of the book. It felt like I was betraying the cats that gave our Spellani days such flavor and joy. So I'm so happy to be bringing this back to the website. I love it when people send me photos of these animals from their trip to Spello. If you take a photo, include it in the comment section! I'd love this to be an homage to the animals that enrich small town life.Read More