Karma and Carnival in wintry Italy
Our intrepid traveler, Florence Sicoli, braves Italy's surprise epic winter to attend Carnival in Venice. brrr.
- Posted 104 days ago
Midwest cool: Tiny Driveable Ann Arbor makes a fine getaway
Can a boomer find happiness in Ann Arbor, Michigan, the little city with big-city tastes? It depends how you define it, but in early June I was happy to enjoy a long weekend of delicious dining, live...
- Posted 237 days ago
Apostle Islands: A Travel Story from Pristine Lake Superior’s Wilderness Islands by Florence Sicoli
for true happiness go to the remote Apostle Islands National Lakeshore, the top-ratedU.S.park located inLake Superior-- and one of the most beautiful to behold from a boat. Sailing past the islands last June, we were at eye-level...
- Posted 350 days ago
Travel Now with Florence Sicoli: St. George Island offers couples secluded white beaches and southern-style family-friendly community
Travel with Florence Sicoli to a secluded Florida island beach town. The most irresistible force on the island is the beach on the Gulf side, recently rated No. 6 in the annual America's Top 10 Beaches by...
- Posted 406 days ago
SANTA FE: A WELLNESS OASIS IN THE HIGH DESERT
Our own intrepid traveler, Florence Sicoli just can't quit moving! SANTA FE: A WELLNESS OASIS IN THE HIGH DESERT Northern New Mexico’s legendary restorative powers and trend-setting spas help visitors get their groove back tells of her week...
- Posted 454 days ago
Sicily Beckons our own Florence Sicoli
For travelers fleeing winter’s chill, Sicily is a subtropical island of endless summers with swimming at the end of October. Its cities offer treasures of history and breathtaking beauty, like the jewel-like Taormina carved into a green...
- Posted 505 days ago
Brunch at the Beard – House that Is
As I sipped a glass or two of Domaine Chandon Brut Classic NV in aManhattangarden room, I was happily swept into the conversational cocktails swirling around 70 guests -- all perfect strangers and foodies. It was a...
- Posted 536 days ago