GUEST POST: Off the Beaten Path in Florence

Posted: Tuesday, March 25, 2014 | Category: GUEST POSTS


Ed. note: There’s so much to see in Florence that it can be overwhelming to travelers. Here’s what Prisilla Sciano, Marketing Director of Tour Italy Now, recommends.   Anyone who’s ever been to Florence knows just how easy it is to be overwhelmed by its immense grandeur. In fact, the sensory experience of being surrounded […]


Posted: Wednesday, December 4, 2013 | Category: GUEST POSTS


Milano on the Mountain   Ed. Note: Martin Nolan is a travel enthusiast who likes to spend his winters on a mountain carving tracks and his summers on a beach sipping cocktails. He loves all things travel and travel related, and you can follow him and his views on Twitter at @martinnolan7. Read as he […]

A SPOOKY GUEST POST: Vancouver’s Haunted Gastown

Posted: Thursday, October 24, 2013 | Category: GUEST POSTS


Ed. note: This is the way you get to be a guest blogger on this site! Write to me in good English with a relevant topic, prove that you’re experienced, and deliver what you say you will. I’m excited to share this bit of Halloween madness from a city other than Salem . . . […]

A Dalmatian Guest Post — and the World’s Most Interesting Man

Posted: Tuesday, October 15, 2013 | Category: GUEST POSTS, Travel Stories


Ed. note: I’ve known Diane for almost 20 years. When she and her husband, Kevin, announced they were going to Croatia for their summer vacation (with the kid) this year, they got a lot of baffled looks…   “Why did you pick Croatia?” some people asked. “What’s so special about Croatia?” others wanted to know. […]

A “View from the Veneto” Guest Post: The City of Palladio

Posted: Wednesday, June 12, 2013 | Category: GUEST POSTS


Every great architect is — necessarily — a great poet. He must be a great original interpreter of his time, his day, his age. — Frank Lloyd Wright Ed. note:  Vicenza is one of my favorite Italian cities, and Tom Weber knows it inside and out. He’s a triple-threat journalist — broadcast, photo and print […]