An Italian Wedding & A Swiss Tipi

Now, Sal, we're leaving everything behind us and entering a new and unknown phase of things. All the years and troubles and kicks—and now this! so that we can safely think of nothing else and just go on ahead with our faces stuck out like this, you see, and understand the world as, really and genuinely speaking, other [...]

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Inside the Life of an Au Pair in Europe

Traveling abroad often costs a pretty penny, but several women found their way around that hurdle.  Becoming an au pair opens a door into another culture, and it includes a paycheck.  (Now we're talking!) Abano, Italy made sense for Kasey Ervin after enjoying her family vacation to the country several years before as well as [...]

ITALY at a glance

Blazing heat overwhelmed my tired frame, but nonetheless the lush, rolling landscapes took my breath away.  By the end of my 10 day European tour, I was exhausted.  Early alarms set for 4 a.m. to make the journey from London to Paris.  Late nights giggling with my roomies in our hotel in Paris.  Miles and [...]