A little background on me: I was born and raised in a suburb of Syracuse, NY and I now live just outside Toronto, Canada. I’ve travelled extensively, largely due to my four years spent working for Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines as a videographer. I was lucky enough to see much of the world and get paid for it. I worked in TV, and as an independent consultant for a scrapbooking company, before I found my way to Orvieto, Italy in 2013.
I first came to Orvieto as part of a photography retreat. I did all the things you will do, and it truly changed my life. That may sound dramatic, but it’s true! I felt immediately immersed in the culture and comfortable in my surroundings, despite the language barrier and being in an unfamiliar place. I returned to Orvieto in 2015, and planted the seeds for taking over Adventures in Italy from founders Kristi and Bill Steiner. With their blessing, here we are.
You can choose your week with us based on an artist you’d like to work with, and half your time will be spent creating. The other half will be spent exploring. We have exciting things planned for you! Perhaps a cooking lesson where you prepare and feast on your own meal, a vineyard tour with wine tasting, and a trip to the eighth century B.C. Etruscan caves? And of course there’s plenty of time to explore Orvieto on your own or with your new friends.
I hope you will discover Orvieto for yourself on one of our upcoming tours. I’d love to share it with you!