Wherefore art thou? In Verona, for a very special occasion.

Posted: Wednesday, December 30, 2009 | Category: Travel Tips


Everywhere I go I find a poet has been there before me. — Sigmund Freud I’m not sure if the Bard of Avon ever actually traveled to Verona, but he surely started a trend. Verona (with apologies to my new home state of Virginia) has become the location for lovers. Every year, hordes of tourists […]

There’s No Place Like Home

Posted: Wednesday, December 23, 2009 | Category: Travel Stories, Travel Tips


I have traveled a good deal in Concord. — Henry David Thoreau I know what he means. When I lived in New York City, there was a time when I couldn’t wait to leave the summer city air behind and head east to the beaches of the Hamptons or north to the Green Mountains of […]

How to travel with a group and maintain your sanity

Posted: Wednesday, December 16, 2009 | Category: Travel Tips


I have found out that there ain’t no surer way to find out whether you like people or hate them than to travel with them. – Mark Twain After coordinating small groups of travelers in five different Italian villas over the years, I have become something of an expert in group travel. I know that […]

Greetings, fellow word/road warriors!

Posted: Wednesday, December 9, 2009 | Category: Travel Writing


Traveling is the ruin of all happiness! There’s no looking at a building here after seeing Italy. — Fanny Burney Welcome to Travel the Write Way, a new blog that combines the joys of writing with the joys of travel. I’m so glad you found me. Travel and writing are my two absolute passions (my […]