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The Venus of Italy’s Bay of Poets, Portovenere

Destinations, Do, Europe, Unique Excursions and Tours By April 23, 2020 Tags: , , , 20 Comments

Portovenere literally translates into “I bring Venus.” If you like Cinque Terre, the iconic 5 sister villages off the Italian Riviera, you’re going to fall in love with Portovenere. Less than 10 miles away from the “Five Lands” known as Cinque Terre, the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Portovenere is the most beautiful- yet often overlooked. Befittingly named after the…

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The Amalfi Coast and Mt. Vesuvius 2 Day Adventure

Destinations, Europe, Unique Excursions and Tours By April 16, 2020 Tags: , , , , 29 Comments

The Amalfi Coast and Mt. Vesuvius are some of the most memorable sites you’ll see in Italy. Amalfi is famous for its colorful towns and hidden coves that attract millions of worldwide visitors a year. People that love to hike are rewarded with spectacular sea views on Mt. Vesuvius. Today’s post is about why these 2 incredible sites should be…

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Pesto Sauce From It’s Birthplace Genova, Italy

Eat, Souvenir Recipes By December 19, 2019 Tags: , , , 12 Comments

PrintItalian Pesto SaucePrep 15 minsTotal 15 minsAuthor Cristina and Mario from CreativvandoYield 6-8 TBS of pesto We stopped in Genova during a vacation to the French and Italian Riviera’s in Summer of 2018 to learn how to make the original Pesto. Genova is the birthplace of pesto, salami, and Christopher Columbus.  My hubby Mike is such a huge fan of…

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How Michelin Restaurant Goes Wrong in Genoa, Italy

Eat, Michelin Dining By November 21, 2019 Tags: , , , , , 15 Comments

This is probably the funniest and disastrous dining faux pas we ever encountered. How in the world did we ever get from this, to this in the same night? That’s right, we went from a Michelin restaurant to McDonalds right afterwards. How can this be? We ordered the wrong menu! Hot Tip: When in doubt, go with the server’s suggestion…

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The Spaltenna Castle Resort and Il Pievano Michelin Restaurant in Chianti, Italy

Destinations, Eat, Luxury Hotels, Michelin Dining, Stay By October 6, 2019 Tags: , , , , , , 30 Comments

Some places are so unforgettable, you still dream about it well after your departure. The Castello di Spaltenna Resort (Spaltenna Castle) and its Il Pievano Michelin restaurant in Chianti, Italy is just that kind of love affair. From the day we arrived to this storybook resort in the charming town of Gaiole, we did not want to leave. We stayed…

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How Vacationing Becomes Transformational Travel: Part 2- Overcome FEAR

Do, Lifestyle By April 10, 2019 Tags: , , , , , , , , , 31 Comments

F.E.A.R- False Expectations Appearing Real. How has fear set you back from accomplishing your dreams? Any dream, big or small. The fears of travel, money, health, time, age, failure, perceptions, rejection, etc. can limit us at anytime. The best way I found to conquer FEAR is by facing it head on. In Part 1- The Turnaround Point of this series,…

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