Venice, Italy

Church of San Giorgio Maggiore

February 9, 2019

Photos from my extended days in Venice, Italy. Had the chance to re-explore the city, see new sights in Murano, and purchase authentic Venetian Glass. It was an amazing added …

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Culinary Institute of Tuscany

Riserva di Fizzano

February 7, 2019

Photos of my amazing work trip to attend the Culinary Institute of Tuscany. The food, wine, and fellowship was amazing. Below are just a sampling of photos from such incredible …

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Culinary Institute of Tuscany – Day 5

Michelangelo's David

February 3, 2019

Sunday ended up being our funday in Florence. We get up early as it’s the first Sunday of the month and the museums are all free. This will mean larger …

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Culinary Institute of Tuscany – Day 4

Classic Pasta Four Ways

February 2, 2019

We were finally able to sleep in. The weather the past few days has been dreary with grey skies and a cold drizzle of rain. We’re hoping for better weather …

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Culinary Institute of Tuscany – Day 3

Tortellini Making at the Universita dei Sapori

February 1, 2019

After having breakfast at the hotel, we quickly checked out and headed to Universita dei Sapori, where we learned how to make pizza and stuffed pasta. Chefs Mateo and Gabriel …

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Culinary Institute of Tuscany – Day 2

Sabatino Truffle Farm

January 31, 2019

Our flight landed about 30 minutes late, but because of the previous day’s snowstorm at JFK, several of our group missed the flight to Italy. We ended up waiting in …

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Culinary Institute of Tuscany – Day 1

January 30, 2019

Last night my mom and I went to Hamilton the Musical. It was an incredible show and to my surprise lived up to the hype. The cast was amazing and …

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European Cruise

Il Duomo, Florence, Italy

May 27, 2012

Photos from my last-minute European cruise aboard the Norwegian Epic to Barcelona, Spain, Naples, Florence, and Rome, Italy, and Cannes and Avignon, France.

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Naples & Pompeii

Mt. Vesuvius, Naples, Italy

May 4, 2007

Photos from our stop in Naples with an excursion to the ruins of Pompeii on our 15-day Transatlantic cruise.

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Trevi Fountain, Rome, Italy

May 3, 2007

Photos from our second port of call of Rome, on our 15-day transatlantic cruise. I took us on a whirl-wind tour of all the major city highlights, in less than …

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