When you’re the kind of traveler who wants to get off the beaten path in Italy and have a certain degree of independence, it helps to have a guardian angel around to make sure you don’t get lost. Because there’s a difference between finding charm in undiscovered Italy and losing […]

Cycling Through Italy With an MP3 Guide

In the July/August issue of National Geographic Traveler, I read and enjoyed the cover story – of a mother and her grown son taking a two-week cycling trip through Umbria and Tuscany – although I remained conscious that I was only getting one person’s point of view. The article was […]

A Mother-Son Biking Trip in Italy