Hello friends! It’s been brought to my attention that many of you may not “ know” me personally, so I figured that I should remedy that First, the basics … my name is Ann Fantini. I’m an extremely proud Mom to three amazing adult children and one pretty awesome daughter in law. I’ve been married […]


October 20, 2019

Just Me

Hello my friends! Before I work on the next destination piece, I thought I’d share what I’ve learned about packing over the years. Packing is a very personal thing and most is learned through trial and error. I will never claim to be a packing pro..but I have found some strategies that work for me. […]


October 11, 2019

My Packing Strategies

Hello my friends and welcome back! I am just back from an incredible trip to Italy and wanted to share with you while it’s all fresh in my mind . Italy has become an absolute favorite destination for me…the combination of ancient history, delicious food and wine, warm people and utter beauty everywhere is just […]


October 7, 2019

48 Hours in Milan

Hello my friends! I apologize for taking a while to get around to this installment, BUT…I’ve been busy traveling so stay tuned for another exciting journey coming soon In this chapter I will take you to lovely Marbella on the Costa del Sol as our final base destination. From there we will explore two of […]


October 2, 2019

Destination Spain : Part IV Marbella, White Villages and some packing tips

Hello my friends! First of all thank you all so much for coming along on this journey. I truly appreciate each of you and welcome any feedback you may have. In this installment, I’m going to take you to my absolute favorite location of our trip to Andalusia…GRANADA ! Have you ever arrived somewhere and […]


September 17, 2019

Destination Spain, Part III

Next stop Córdoba! I have to admit, I’m not one of those Hurry up and see a million places in one trip type of travelers. It’s very easy to get caught up in the need to see everything mentality, but is it enjoyable? Memorable? Or do you feel frazzled, rushed and not remember one place […]


September 13, 2019

Destination Spain, Part II

Hola mi amigos It’s beginning to feel like Fall in New England. I love crisp autumn days but I do hate to see summer leave. Early Fall is one of my favorite times to travel as we’ve enjoyed mostly beautiful weather for touring and the height of tourist season is typically over. In September 2017 […]


September 9, 2019

Destination Spain! Part 1

What is it that entices you to plan a trip? Is it a celebration ( wedding, honeymoon, family reunion, birthday)? Is it getting away from the office, the kids, school, daily life ? Is it seeing a great deal advertised or a recommendation from a friend ? Or is it some combination or other force? […]


September 6, 2019

The first spark

Hello friends and fellow travel enthusiasts! Please bear with me as I’m just figuring out how to navigate the blogosphere. My goal for this first post is to basically introduce myself and pique your interest. My theory is that it is never too late to learn something new or to follow your passions. My passion […]


September 5, 2019

Never too late!

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