Piano, Piano

It's been a while since our last Blog post, but we have been hard at work to bring you a NEW and exciting tour. We have partnered with Chef Allison Davis, the owner of Wild Thyme Cooking School in Lexington, Kentucky, to bring you a custom tour. A Taste of Italy: Culinary Traditions of Southern Italy and Tuscany is set for October 1-12, 2016. We will be traveling with Chef Allison and participating in cooking demonstrations, learning how food is made in Southern Italy and Tuscany (i.e. cheese, pasta, wine), partaking in wine tasting, and sightseeing with the best of the best: my husband, Mario Mazzocchi. Check out the full itinerary on our website!

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Best of Italy 2015

This is a bit belated, but we wanted to thank our 2015 "travel family" for giving us the opportunity to show them the Best of Italy. It was an honor to travel with such wonderful people, and we look forward to the next adventure. We've posted a few pictures commemorating our journey, and we've uploaded some videos as well on our YouTube channel. From Rome, to breathtaking Sorrento, to Tuscany/ Florence, onward to the stunning Dolomites, and ending in Venice, these memories will last us ALL a lifetime.

First evening in Rome


Seeing the Roman Forum with a local guide











The Pantheon by night

Dinner in Piazza Navona









Special guests -- Happy 55th wedding anniversary!

Our mini bus!

Overlooking Positano

Group selfie in the Grotta della Smeraldo



















Pasta-making lesson in Sorrento

Entering the Grotta dello Smeraldo











The Grotta dello Smeraldo

Beautiful ladies in Tuscany










Visiting the famous Gelateria del Dondoli in San Gimignano

Enjoying gelato in San Gimignano









A Florentine steak where else, but in Florence                 




What a view!! The Dolomites, Northern Italy

Our driver enjoying the fresh mountain air










Mario and guests atop the Dolomites, Northern Italy











The surrounding view of our mountain lodge in the Dolomites, Northern Italy

One of the many magnificent vistas from the clouds, the Dolomites, Northern Italy

A view of St. Mark's Basilica in Venice

An evening of music in St. Mark's Square, Venice










A gondola ride through the scenic canals of Venice



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