Yvonne

I am Scottish by design - citizen of the world by choice...I am a storyteller, who loves to entertain, enlighten and inspire....I believe that sometimes the only mode of transportation is a leap of faith.... I know we are all striving to be the best version of ourselves, that sometimes it's difficult to even get out of bed in the morning, but you have to keep moving, keep trusting, keeping believing.... Walk on with hope, joy, and love in your heart and you'll never walk alone....

Capri, Vesuvius, Pompeii – So much to do – mused Alex…

Looming shadow of Vesuvius and Naples

Capri is intoxicating – an island paradise on the Amalfi Coast – literally an imposing big rock rising from a turquoise sea – Naples and the looming menace of Vesuvius lie across the bay.  The air is invigorating, colors are more vibrant, scents are richer, and exquisite beauty is everywhere …

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My Experiences in Sicily – Etna, Erice and Segesta…

Me on top of Etna volcano

A man from Sicily once told me, glowing with pride – “We, Sicilians are indomitable – over centuries – our island has been conquered by many – but we, the people, stand like reeds in water – we bend with the wind, the prevailing current, but always return stronger and …

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Best of Cagliari, Sardinia – A Brief Encounter…

Sea front, Cagliari, Sardinia

Not all those who wander are lost, declared J.R.R. Tolkien; that’s my mantra when traveling – this time was Sardinia, that Italian island neighboring Sicily.  Timeless, enduring, noble, yet sad – that is how I found Cagliari – a city, where old meets ancient; it dates back to the Phoenicians, …

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My Best of Barcelona and Montserrat – A Solo Experience

Sunrise over the city...

Barcelona is a whimsical architectural delight – the city has something for everyone – whether you seek tapas/cocktails, sun/beach, culture/museums, shopping, or people-watching.  I love to wander/get lost and see what treasures find me; it’s a grand city just to be – alive and curious.  Traveling solo, I was aware …

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