My passion is travel and I created this blog to help others discover the amazing beauty of Italy that I have fallen in love with.
I was bitten by the travel bug at the age of 14 and the infectious symptoms continue to spread. I have traveled alone, with large groups, with friends, with family and with my young daughter. I have even lead several intimate tour groups. My adventures have taken me from orphanages in Mexico to summers spent vaccinating villagers in Paraguay; from cramped hostels and dirty backpacks to luxurious quarters in renovated castles.
Despite my global wanderings, I am consistently drawn to Italy. I wish I could pinpoint the one reason why I always return, but Italy is too simply complex for that.
I started my custom travel planning service, Once in a Lifetime Travel, to help others discover the joy of travel in Italy while avoiding common pitfalls, all while saving money and time.
When I’m not dreaming of Italy, I’m busy chasing my little boy or crafting with my daughter or snuggling my new little princess or I’m pinching myself to make sure I really found and married my high school sweetheart 18 years later. My alter-ego blogs all about my family at Motherhood My Way.
Life is Good!