Monthly Archives: September 2012

A Dream Villa

The week I spent in Villa di Masseto in Tuscany seems like a dream now that I look back on it.  It’s still a bit hard to believe that we were all really there.  Some of my dear friends could … Continue reading

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Fun Under the Tuscan Sun: Welcome Dinner

8:30PM on September 1, 2012.  I sat down to have dinner.  I looked down the long white table, and saw the travel weary faces of my friends and Kevin’s friends.  I couldn’t really believe we were all sitting there, in … Continue reading

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Lugano: Little Italy in Switzerland

Our last stop in Switzerland on the way to Italy was Lugano, which I learned since my visit, is the largest Italian-speaking city outside of Italy.  At the time it confused me quite a bit to hear so much Italian … Continue reading

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Rain or Shine: I “Heart” Luzern

I’m back on US soil again after spending the past 4 weeks in Europe.  I really did try to update my blog as I traveled but I had numerous internet/bandwidth issues, and I was generally having too much fun or … Continue reading

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Lakes and Mountains of Luzern, Switzerland

As soon as Lynne and I arrived in Luzern we went to the tourist office to see what kind of hikes we could squeeze into our two day stay here.  We had imagined ourselves on a beautiful mountain top under … Continue reading

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