About and beyond

Travel bio
In recent years I have visited Canada, France, England, Italy, and Monaco.

Books in my Italian backpack

The Secret of Santa Vittoria
Robert Crichton

Written in the mid-1960s, this novel depicts the lives of the colorful people of Santa Vittoria, a small hilltown in east-central Italy, during one summer in World War Two.

Milan: City Book
published by Fabio Ratti Editoria

It is great, with detailed maps of the whole city, guide to the monuments, churches, and museums -- good restaurants, bars, and hotels. I always keep it with me!