Aya Sofya | Turkey Destination Highlight

Aya Sofya or Hagia Sofia is a great architectural beauty and an important monument both for Byzantine and for Ottoman Empires. Once a church, later a mosque, and now a museum at the Turkish Republic, Hagia Sofia has always been the precious of its time. (Taken from the Haggia...

Viva Italia! | Italy Travel Experiences

We have two GREAT Italy options for our Travel Experiences this year. First, a new Travel Experience Adventure – The Italy Vespa Tour!  Imagine with me one moment – riding our Vespas through the rolling hills and scenic back roads of Umbria…wandering medieval villages,...

The Old Village Travel Experience

Turkey. A country of such rich history and culture. A country I absolutely adore and love visiting. We have seen a lot of this beautiful country in the headlines the last year. And it breaks my heart. Not only because of the horrific things have have happened to innocent people....

Market Day in San Gimignano, Tuscany | Italy Real Travel Experience

We planned our week right when we were in Italy. Every Thursday in San Gimignano was “market day”. Every Thursday (Wednesday in case of a holiday) is an everything type market and then every Saturday, fruit and vegetable market (Friday in case of a holiday). It gives...

Dealing with Jetlag || Travel Tips

(Venice, Italy) It’s inevitable. As soon as we start crossing timezones, our bodies start to wig out and try and catch up. Everyone has tricks to make jetlag minimal: change your watch to your destination time as soon as you get on the plane sleep the whole trip stay awake...

Lokum…also knows as Turkish Delight || Little Things I Love About Series

Turkish Delight. or Lokum. There is something about this sweet treat that everyone enjoys – it could be the sweetness in itself, or the pistachios, or the nuget. Whatever it is, it is world famous and buying some to take home is one of the most favorite things I do! You can...

Wandering through Castelluccio, Italy || Italy Destination Highlights

Umbria. Before my very first Follow Your Heart Travel Experience which was in Italy in 2010 to Umbria & Tuscany, I had not actually even heard of the province of Umbria. Bad, hey? But would await us would be a land of medieval walled villages on hills, and cobblestoned...

The Medieval Manhattan of Tuscany || Italy Destination Highlights

Known as the Manhattan of the Medieval era because of the many towers that lined the skyline, San Gimignano is one of UNESCO World Heritage sites we wander through on our Italy Travel Experiences. San Gimignano is a small walled medieval hill town in the province of Siena,...

Follow Your Heart to Italy by Nicole || Guest Review

Italy…I don’t think I have met anyone who has not wanted to go to Italy. It evokes such wonderful emotions and I encourage everyone to visit her at least once! I had a great group of mostly photographers accompany me through Umbria & Tuscany and our time was...

Some of my Favorite Travel Quotes || Travel Tips

Be inspired to Travel with some of my favorite Travel Quotes!      Are you ready to start planning your 2016 travels now? Contact us for our amazing itineraries for 2016! xxtracey  – – – – – – – – – – – – – Make sure you are signed up for our TRAVEL NEWS UPDATES that are...