Lago di Braies: A Gorgeous Lake in the Dolomites

Lago di Braies

Lago di Braies, also known as the Prager Wildsee, is a picture of calm in a hectic world.

The Monumental Trees of Italy

Gli Alberi Monumentali d'Italia

Have you seen this book? Many years ago, I found this book while browsing the clearance stacks at a used bookstore in Washington, DC. Published in 1990, Gli Alberi Monumentali d’Italia is a beautiful coffee table book full of color photos of legendary trees from Italy’s islands and central/southern regions. Roman pines, Holm oaks, olive, … Read more

Genoa With Kids

I was recently doing some research on Genoa (Genova) and found that the old city, known for its port and as the birthplace of Christopher Columbus, has several kid-friendly activities, almost all of which can be found around the port. From the port, families can take whale- and dolphin-watching excursions. Whale Watch Liguria offers the … Read more