1000 cranes at Grace Cathedral

San Francisco Christmas and a holiday greeting

San Francisco Christmas and a holiday greeting   Where has the year gone I wonder?  I’m back in San Francisco visiting friends and family for the holidays and it’s both wonderful and strange to be celebrating Christmas so soon with end of the year passing through so quickly. Fortunately the rainy weather that has been a blessing for the […]

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A reconstructed treasury that housed thank you gifts to the Oracle at Delphi

A visit to the Oracles of Delphi – Travel Photo Mondays

  A visit  to the Oracles of Delphi – Travel Photo Mondays   I was invited on a day trip outside of Athens to visit the Temple of Apollo and the Oracles of Delphi with local tour group Key Tours. Delphi – called the navel or middle of ancient Greece is a two our drive […]

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A first impression of Athens, Greece - Travel Photo Mondays

A first impression of Athens, Greece – Travel Photo Mondays

A first impression of Athens, Greece – Travel Photo Mondays   Athens, is such an amazing place to visit and filled with so much history, architecture, amazing food and exciting, youthful areas that are popular in spite of the economic downturn in the country. I really enjoyed that  the city is relatively compact within the […]

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Bologna at night: highlights around the city, the landmarks and attractions

Bologna at night: highlights around the city, the landmarks and attractions

Bologna at night: highlights around the city, the landmarks and attractions   I love walking around cities at night-time especially very old medieval districts like Bologna in Emilia-Romagna. Hoping that things would quiet down in the historic center from all the bustle and crowd, I was really surprised that things actually picked up after hours with […]

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An Agriturismo farm tour and cooking class in Bologna

An Agriturismo farm tour and cooking class in Bologna

  An Agriturismo farm tour and cooking class in Bologna   One of my favorite experiences while visiting Bologna was this wonderful visit and cooking class at a local Agriturismo (BnB style inn with a farm) just outside the city outskirts of Bologna in the Emilia Romagna region of Italy. Organized by Bologna Welcome , the visit […]

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