Celebrate World Nutella Day on February 5 With Nutella Lovers Everywhere!

In Italy and elsewhere, eating spoonfuls of Nutella or having mum spread it on bread for you are among the fondest childhood memories. You too? Now, thanks to Sara Rosso of msadventuresinitaly.com and Michelle Fabio of bleedingespresso.com, you can join thousands of Nutella lovers or addicts around the world to celebrate the 5th annual World Nutella […]

Lovely Milan Hotel Perfect For Opera Lovers

detail of superior double room. Courtesy of Hotel Milano Scala web site photo gallery Going to Milan to enjoy opera at La Scala? Do you prefer to stay in environmentally friendly hotels? Milan’s opera themed, zero emission Hotel Milano Scala is the perfect choice! Do you love Aida or La Boheme? At the four star […]

Saving Favourite Italian T Shirts

Over the years in Italy I’ve bought some humorous T shirts and foodie T shirts that I love, that I want to wear forever and ever. But now in Italy they don’t sell T shirts with these pictures anymore or any fun or foodie ones that I like for that matter. I can’t imagine throwing […]

Experiences With Local People In Polynesia Grab My Heart

Poisson cru at InterContinental resort I thrive on a variety of experiences, especially when I travel. On my recent trip to French Polynesia and Hawaii, I outdid myself on variety.    On Christmas Day with my friend, Gill at the InterContinental resort on Tahiti, I basked in luxury in the sun and swam in their […]

How To Plan Your Italy Flights: Less Stress, More Enjoyment

Margaret in Turin airport with Italy tour colleague, Elio in front of the then new Fiat 500. Now that you’ve decide what region(s) in Italy to visit, it’s time to plan your flights. Here are some tips to make your airplane travel smoother and more relaxing.  Avoid early morning flights when you leave Italy. Let’s […]

Italy Trip Planning: How To Research Best Regions For You

Sicilian cookies and marzipan in Taormina bakery window From our December 28 newsletter article,  you’ll have figured out what kind of traveller you are, what experiences you’d enjoy the most in Italy. Now it’s time to research regions in Italy that will let your passions run free. But how, if you’re starved for time?  For […]