Ever since I watched the lush and romantic film version of E. M Forster ‘s classic tale of Italian adventure and young love, I, like the chaperoned heroine Lucy Honeychurch “longed to wake up in Florence and fling wide the windows and lean out into the sunshine”. I have been lucky enough to visit the splendid city of Florence and succumb to its so aptly described “pernicious charms” a number of times over the years since I first was enamoured with those beautiful words. Young ladies are no longer chaperoned by maiden aunts and Baedekers have been discarded for smart phone apps and Kindle e-guides, but Florence is a city that still enchants the modern traveler with age-old charms. My favorite place to start is in the Loggia in the stately Piazza della Signoria. The sculptures that sit underneath curved arches cover centuries of artistic history from the Roman to […]
"We have already recommended you to several of our friends who are thinking of traveling to Italy"
Casey and I both wanted to take some time and say thank you for providing us with one of the most amazing experiences we have every had. There are not enough words that can be spoken to show our appreciation for how easy you...
Corey Newgent & Casey Thorp (Bethalto, IL)
Customized Vacation, June 2013