Altilia, Cosenza, Calabria

Altilia is a beautiful little town nestled high up in the mountains in the province of Cosenza. The panorama of the surrounding mountains is quite remarkable. As I stood high up on a terrace it was as if I was standing in a painting – […]

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Amantea, Cosenza, Calabria

History, natural beauty and breathtaking coastlines surround you when you travel in Calabria. It is a place often overlooked when plans to travel Italy are being made making it one of Italy’s best-kept secrets. This Southern region in Italy virtually untouched by tourists is bordered […]

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Tropea, Vibo Valentia, Calabria

Carpanzano may be a small town tucked away up in the mountains, but you don’t have to go very far to find yourself on one of the many beautiful beaches along the Calabrian coast. One gorgeously hot August day we decided to take a little […]

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I’m back…

I’ve learned the hard way that it is so incredibly easy to go to Italy…but leaving it is brutto! Not a single moment of the day goes by that I don’t think about Italy. I miss it so much. My trip was pretty much everything […]

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Arrivederci Toronto

The day is finally here. I can’t believe it. Tonight I am boarding a plane to Italy and before I know it I will be driving into my father’s little town, Carpanzano, surrounded by my family who I have missed so dearly over the years. […]

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August in Italy

If you are travelling to Italy in the month of August, it’s not uncommon to see many businesses closed.Most Italians take their vacation in August and as a result most of the country shuts down for pretty much the whole month. Ferragosto is a big […]

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