This week’s Photo Friday: Volterra’s clock tower, made famous by Twilight author Stephenie Meyer.
Volterra Town Hall, Twilight

This is the latest of our weekly travel photo series, inspired by #FriFotos on Twitter. This week’s Photo Friday theme is CLOCKS?TIME. The photo above, of the Town Hall building in the Piazza del Priori in Volterra, Tuscany has a backstory that predates this blog’s existence: In spring 2009, USA TODAY sent me to Italy for a […]


A Life of Travel: Romantic Trips

by Chris on February 14, 2011

On Valentine’s Day, a list of favorite romantic trips we’ve taken over the years.
Travel Romantic, Sunset over Bequia

Valentine’s Day doesn’t have much of an impact around here. We have a schedule that lets us go out to dinner whenever we want and we tend to spend our money on travel instead of jewelry and presents. But we have been lucky enough to travel on some romantic trips in the five+ years we’ve […]


Tuscany Trip Report – Montepulciano & Volterra

I saw the first trailer for the second Twilight movie, New Moon, at the theater last night (it opens Nov. 20). So it might be a good time to post my trip report from Tuscany. We went to two towns associated with the second movie in the Stephanie Meyer series in April: Montepulciano and Volterra. […]

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