Destination: Tuscany, Italy Book: At Least You’re in Tuscany: A Somewhat Disastrous Quest for the Sweet Life, by Jennifer Criswell (Paperback 2012) In a refreshing change for the live-in-Tuscany book, At Least You’re in Tuscany leads the reader through all the excruciatingly disappointments along with the joys of the landscape and the wine. I sympathized with Criswell [...]
Tasty Travels By Brette Sember Destination: Italy Book: A Year in the Village of Eternity: The Lifestyle of Longevity in Campodimele, Italy by Tracey Lawson (2011)
Destination: Venice, Italy Book: Venice: A New History by Thomas F. Madden (October 29, 2012) While there is no question that Venice has a mystique about it, I have made no secret of the fact that I did not love Venice. Parts of it yes. Some fantastic art, yes.The Venice history, yes. And happily for [...]
Destination: Rome and the region of Lazio in Italy Book: Popes, Peasants and Shepherds: Recipes and Lore from Rome and Lazio, by Oretta Zannini DeVita and translated by Maureen B. Font. (New March 26, 1913) At least half the fun of travel is experiencing delicious new foods, as Brette Sember, our food travel expert frequently [...]
Destination: Bali, Philippines, Sicily, Dorset in England, Ghana and other assorted locales. Book: Making an Exit: From the Magnificent to the Macabre–How We Dignify the Dead (NEW December 2012) by Sarah Murray Sarah Murray has chosen an intriguing subject for Making an Exit–how we deal with death. And she has a winning style of writing. I loved [...]
Destination: Venice Book: Monumental Venice, Photographer Jacques Boulay Some good reasons to buy an actual book rather than an electronic book.