Hi from Rick: The Art of Touring Italy
Many of my favorite memories from the 25 years I guided our tour groups are moments when the art of Italy crashed over my travelers like a frothy wave in the joyful surf of a cultural paradise.
I'll never forget walking with a group through the labyrinthine lanes of Venice to suddenly emerge in St. Mark's Square, surrounded by the pillars, domes, and statues of the mighty doge. One emotionally-overwhelmed tour member broke down and hugged me on the spot. Bursting into tears, she told me this was the moment she and her late husband had dreamed of experiencing together...and at St. Mark's Square the memories of him came happily flooding back... Read more