A visit to Paolo Soleri’s Cosanti in Paradise Valley, Arizona
Scenes of Spring at Fort Tryon Park, Upper Manhattan, New York City
What is it about a place that compels us call it romantic?
Memories of shared travel experiences with my sister, Chris
Wonders of nature at the Desert Botanical Garden
Dreaming of a return to Italy
Part two of a special series featuring stories of mother-daughter travel experiences
Part one of a collaborative series featuring mother-daughter travel experiences
Should you take shore excursions on Viking river and ocean cruises?
Editor’s note April 15, 2021: This post has been updated to feature a new Romania photography workshop added for August 1-16, 2021. The timeless beauty of Romania Barbara Nelson is a photographer, journalist and event producer who I had the pleasure of meeting several years ago as she was leading…
HIghlights of things to do in Tallinn, Estonia
Travel tips and inspiration for traveling in 2020
We’ve now added the Marcus Landslide Trail to our list of favorite hikes in Scottsdale.
Grateful for travels past and future Update November 2020: Mr. TWS and I have been staying close to home the past several months due to the COVID-19 pandemic so we haven’t added any new languages to our basic foreign phrases portfolio. But we are very grateful for our health and…
What to see and do in Russia’s second largest city
Highlights of Geneva, Switzerland
Cruising the Baltic Sea with Viking
Photo highlights of a Baltic cruise
Simple packing tips for women travelers
Top things to do in Wroclaw, Poland
Top things to do in Krakow, Poland
Best things to do in Paris when you’ve been before
If Only in My Dreams Update November 30, 2020: Mr. TWS and I have been fortunate to visit many European cities and Christmas markets during the holiday season over the years. Of course, the COVID-19 pandemic has changed much about our lives and plans, but we are optimistic that we…
Dinan, France — a most charming town in Brittany
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Step outside of the most well-known areas of Rome and visit the Quartiere Coppedé where architect Gino Coppedé’s designs take you into a fairytale world.
Matera: From the “shame of Italy” to European Capital of Culture 2019
Visiting Frank Lloyd Wright’s Taliesin West in Scottsdale, Arizona
From our romantic apartment in Asolo, we not only enjoyed the culture and lifestyle of the captivating town just beyond our doorstop, we had easy access to other wonders of the Veneto region of Italy on side trips during our four-day stay. With our expert guides and gracious hosts Mr. TWS and I explored highlights that included regional wine, art, and architecture. Here are five places that we recommend for your Veneto itinerary.