Nov 172015
 
Christmas Traditions in Provence: The Little Saints

Of all the Provençal Christmas traditions that Mr. TWS and I learned about during our France trip last December, the santons (“little saints”) impressed us the most. We came away with an appreciation for the art and craft of these clay figurines created by santonniers and for their importance in the culture as a tradition passed down through generations.

Jul 272015
 
Rome in a Day Part 2: The Power and the Glory

Did you know that there are nine miles of culture and history with sculptures, paintings, other art, and religious and historical relics in the Vatican Museums, including their most famous attraction — the Sistine Chapel? It’s impossible to take it all in during one visit.

Nov 152013
 
Buonvivere: Good Living in Cesena

Settimana del Buonvivere (Week of Good Living) is an annual event conceived by Monica Fantini, Director of Legacoop Forlì-Cesena. Our group of seven international women bloggers enjoyed a customized version of Settimana del Buon Vivere in our Buonvivere blog tour of the Forli-Cesena province.