VENICE ITALY TRAVEL TIPS

VENICE TRAVEL TIPS I have just returned from my second visit to Venice, Italy. Venice has come a long way since the last time I visited, 15+ years ago.  Canals have been cleaned up, buildings are well kept and flower pots seem to hang from every open window.  The city was charming, the people were wonderful […]

OIA, SANTORINI

I’ve just returned from coordinating a wedding in Oia, Santorini, Greece.  It might be up there with the most spectacular places in the world to get hitched (or honeymoon for that matter). Views from Oia are picturesque and the hospitality is unmatched.  The wedding day was as close to perfection as it gets!  Here is […]

BRUGES, BELGIUM TRAVEL TIPS

Bruges is a gorgeously preserved picture-perfect town located in West Belgium.  Only 12k from the coast this city is full of canals much like cities such as Amsterdam or Venice.  Bruges is often referred to as “Venice of the North.”  Hope you enjoy my Bruges, Belgium Travel Tips! THINGS TO DO BELLTOWER (Belfrey Tower): 366 […]

CINQUE TERRE TRAVEL TIPS

ITALY – CINQUE TERRE TRAVEL TIPS 5 small towns perched on the cliffs. Most accessible by train and boat. You can drive to a couple towns as well. 1. Riomaggiore – Quaint, small and the most beautiful to take a boat from. Best Tiramisu/bakeries. 2. Manarola – Most curb appeal and character. Arguably the best […]

ROME: CAVALIERI HOTEL

ROME: CAVALIERI HOTEL by WALDORF ASTORIA HOTELS & RESORTS Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts  manages this classic, beautiful resort in the city of Rome. Here is my Rome Cavalieri Hotel review: Things to know before you go: This hotel is not for the budget traveler. Not even close.  I talked many honeymooners that told me […]