This post was written by Hanna Johnson. There are many things I like discovering when visiting a new country, and one of these is traditions. In Sicily, I was struck by the celebrations of Santa Rosalia, the main patron of Palermo, and by how people felt devotion for this young lady. If you want to … More The Santa Rosalia Festival in Palermo
In the summer of 2009 I visited Italy with my family and just like last year we went to Siena for an evening, to see the sights and sit at one of the many restaurants in the Piazza del Campo. While we were there we ventured over to the other side of the city to … More Photo Of The Week: Siena Duomo
I’ve been to Siena a few times now, and I’m always astounded by its beauty. The architecture is incredible, and one day I hope to be there to witness the Palio, the horse race that takes place in the Piazza del Campo, where this photograph was taken.
Finally my summer travels have begun, and although not quite as exciting or adventurous as it would have been had I won the STA WTI, I am just ecstatic to be going anywhere, to be moving, to be on the road. I’m currently in Tuscany, Italy, staying in the most beautiful villa about an hour … More And So It Begins