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Exploring Oslo

Exploring Oslo

A long desired trip to Reykjavik, Iceland gave Pete and I the opportunity to do a two-for. Iceland Air’s insanely cheap flight offer was too good to pass up. The added bonus was that we could book the Reykjavik trip as a “stop-over” and add […]

Grillmarkadurinn, Reykjavik, Iceland

Grillmarkadurinn, Reykjavik, Iceland

On our recent trip to Iceland, we were awed and amazed by the natural beauty of the island. Everywhere you turn, there are gorgeous vistas, mountains, water (and waterfalls) and the ruggedness of a volcanic island. After a day touring around the Golden Circle and […]

Three Days in Iceland

Three Days in Iceland

I’m on a lot of mailing lists relating to travel. Shocking, I know. I’m probably on more than is normal or healthy. I can’t help it – it’s a great way to get travel ideas and I like seeing travel sales and spending a few […]

Gu-Gu-Gubbio

Gu-Gu-Gubbio

I know, it will be my fault if you end up singing the Phil Collins song Sussudio¬†as you walk around Gubbio. I know I do: Gu-Gu-Gubio, whoa-oa! Besides the fact that the name is a heck of a lot of fun to say (Gu-Gu-Gubbio!), Gubbio […]

Tuscan Tomato Soup (Pappa al Pomodoro)

Tuscan Tomato Soup (Pappa al Pomodoro)

The other day I was at the Arezzo Antique Market with my friend Nan. I’m a big fan of the Antique Market¬†and have furnished much of the house with furniture and other pieces that I’ve found at the market (click on the Arezzo Finds page […]

Cayman Islands Calypso Grill

Cayman Islands Calypso Grill

Everyone has those days when they are not overly crazy about their job. You know, the “winning Lotto Max” fantasy; or when you curse your parents for not setting you up with a trust fund. Lucky for me, those days are few. I’m a truly […]

Sunday in San Marino

Sunday in San Marino

Unfortunately, there was not a lot of sun on our Sunday in San Marino. The day started off raining, raining to the point that Pete looked at me and said, “let’s leave and go home to Umbria”. I somehow managed to get him to agree […]