I have a confession to make. Sometimes I’m a little bit of a know-it-all. It takes lots to surprise or impress me. Ho hum and all the rest. This is even true with guidebooks. As I wrote last spring, in this Tour Italy Now blog post, I’m something of a guidebook junkie. Yes I love them and yes I buy lots, like DK Eyewitness Travel’s Rome and Cadogan’s Bologna & Emilia-Romagna, when I’m planning more Italy travel. But quite frankly I thought I’d seen them all. Until last night, when I was clicking around the Internet, and I discovered a new-to-me guidebook publisher that has an absolutely, positively wonderful selection of Italy guidebooks! The publisher is called Little Book Room, it’s based in New York City and their Italy travel books look exquisite, traditional as well as off the beaten track but not in a trying-too-hard quirky way. I am […]
The trip was FANTASTIC!
The hotels were great; most notably the Park Hotel Villa Carpenada in Belluno and La Canonica di Cortine in Tuscany. Tuscany was incredible and I am trying to bribe a girl friend to go back with me so I can have more time there and do the "girl" things like shopping and wine tours! We also...
Maryanne & Jeffrey Fiedler (Newtown, PA)
Customized Vacation, September 2012