Italia in 2018! Who’s in?

Posted: Tuesday, March 21, 2017 | Category: Travel Tips, Travel Writing

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I spent a college semester in a small town in Italy — and that is where I truly tasted food for the first time. — Alton Brown   Just a quick blast so you can start planning your 2018 Italian adventure with Travel the Write Way! We are planning two tours next year — as […]

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Happy Anniversary, Cucina Abruzzese!

Posted: Thursday, March 2, 2017 | Category: Reflections, Travel Stories, Travel Writing

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It was one year ago this month . . . First, a huge box arrived. It took two of us to drag it into the kitchen. Like the “important award” box in A Christmas Story, the box said in bold letters: FRAGILE. Only this box really was from Italy. Inside was a cornucopia of all […]

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Finding My Words

Posted: Wednesday, December 28, 2016 | Category: Reflections, Travel Stories, Travel Writing

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Writing about a writer’s block is better than not writing at all. — Charles Bukowski   It might seem strange to say that I have writer’s block when, for the first time in my life, I am in the middle of two manuscripts. One is a collection of poetry from my travels around Southern Italy; […]

Traveling the Write Way, Part II

Posted: Thursday, October 20, 2016 | Category: On Writing, Travel Tips, Travel Writing

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The Owl and the Pussy-cat went to sea In a beautiful pea-green boat, They took some honey, and plenty of money, Wrapped up in a five-pound note — Edward Lear A word about journaling in poetry With the 2007 publication of the anthology Deep Travel: Contemporary American Poets Abroad, interest in travel poetry has increased in […]

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Traveling the Write Way, Part I

Posted: Thursday, October 13, 2016 | Category: On Writing, Travel Tips, Travel Writing

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I never travel without my diary. One should always have something sensational to read in the train. — Oscar Wilde Where do you go? Are you drawn to big cities, wildly rural areas or something in between? Is it the hustle of a busy metropolis or a calmer, slower pace that calls to you? And […]

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