Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Signs

There are so many interesting signs in Italy I thought I would share some favorites from my visit last spring.  They were all very helpful.

CBBH Photo Challenge: Framed

When I was in Assisi, Italy I found many examples of scenes that were framed by arches or windows.  Here are some of the places I admired the most.



And now here are my recommendations for two wonderful travel blogs:   A Lifetime’s Exploration and traveldestinationbucketlist.  I’m sure you will enjoy them.  Until next month!

My 2012 in Pictures

It’s the perfect time to look back on this year’s travel destinations.  For me it started with trips to Dallas and Philadelphia in the winter followed by Anaheim in the summer, and then St. Petersburg, Chicago and North Carolina in the fall.  I was also in Italy during May.  Here is a sample of my 2012 in pictures.

Have a Happy New Year!

The Planning Begins Again

I don’t think it’s ever too early to plan for a trip.  There are so many ways to get information that it’s easy to do research and discover places to visit in the future.  Even the idea of going on a trip is so exciting that it’s a nice way to pass the time.  I’m thinking about another trip to Italy.  And now that I know there’s delicious gelato throughout the country, I can concentrate on what I’d like to see.  This time I’m going to consider some different places.


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Gelato Adventures

When I wrote A Gelato Journal, I mentioned there would be more posts about things I learned about gelato while I was in Italy.  My focus was to make sure that gelato was as delicious as I remembered, although there wasn’t much doubt about that.  Along the way I learned about events such as the Gelato Festival in Florence. Continue reading