When traveler and artist Karen started painting while seeing the world, she never guessed that her two passions would impact her so profoundly. From forming new friendships to building confidence, she discovered that artwork and travel had the power to change her life.
Our traveler Verna H. chose to extend her tour, Food & Wine: Flavors of Tuscany & Umbria, by arriving in Florence a few days early. From Florence, she and a few of her travel companions spent some time in Venice.
Nothing trumps an actual visit to Europe, where you're able to walk the cobblestone streets and soak up hundreds of years of history in each quaint village, bustling city, or expansive countryside. But when we're in between trips and longing for a taste of Europe's best treasures, these reads tide us over until our plane takes off.
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