4 Reasons to Visit Umbria, Italy

4 Reasons to Visit Umbria, Italy

On a trip to Arezzo located in eastern Tuscany, my husband and I met with Eleanora, a specialist who explained the frescos, cathedrals, and museums of the former Etruscan capital. I soaked up all the history and fascinating facts she laid out and then barraged her...
2017 Italy tour: Il Grande Viaggio

2017 Italy tour: Il Grande Viaggio

Tony Hedrick traveled to Italy for the first time twenty years ago. He spoke hardly a word of Italian and had few, if any, Italian connections. But Tony was anything but typical. He thought big; he thought bold. And, more importantly, he had grasped a little of...
Food, Glorious Food

Food, Glorious Food

Half the fun of exploring different cultures is discovering new food, flavors, and recipes. One of the highlights of our recent trip to Italy was a simple but elegant flan. Flan, a custard with creamy consistency, is typically sweet and topped with caramel. This...