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 […]


New Moon, Twilight tourism articles out

by Chris on November 5, 2009

My articles from USA TODAY on New Moon tourism in Montepulciano and Volterra in Tuscany
Stephanie and Kiersten, Palazzo dei Priori, Volterra, Italy

My article from our New Moon-themed trip to Volterra and Montepulciano last April is now up on the USA TODAY website. The story was a kick to write – not only because the girls in the lead – Stephanie and Kiersten – were so fun, but now we’re seeing scenes from Tuscany during the New Moon […]


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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