A Florence in the Forest (And It’s Been A Long Time Coming)

It’s me, the woods, a tent, a storm and as always, an adventure and great connections with strangers. Feeling grateful today to have had this experience in 2020!

The Audacity of Trying

An American in Italy, trying to see what happens when she tries to make her dreams come true. She wants to stay, live, work and drink spritz. Mamma mia, why does it all have to be so difficult?

Presenting Roads Less Traveled

Recently, an Italian friend of mine noted sharing my recent bicycle tour experience and outlook on life is one of the best things I can do to make my society … Continue reading Presenting Roads Less Traveled

Viva la Mexico: Lobster Cruise y Punta Allen

In the beginning (of the lobster cruise, aka┬áthe “wobsta cwoose”), there was an open bar lined with rum punch and pina coladas… But I’m getting ahead of myself… and on … Continue reading Viva la Mexico: Lobster Cruise y Punta Allen

Viva la Mexico: Ciudad Cancun y Puerto Morelos

Thursday Evening, the Tyler and the Sylva (having recovered from Wednesday’s pina colada-fueled hangover) take a four mile stroll to Ciudad Cancun. The destinaton: Sedillas de Jalisco, for delectable sedillas … Continue reading Viva la Mexico: Ciudad Cancun y Puerto Morelos