A quick run-down of who am I, what I like, where I’ve been, and where I’m going or would like to go…
1. What do you do?
Freelance travel writer. I wrote The Unofficial Guide to Central Italy: Florence, Rome, Tuscany & Umbria and Frommer’s Irreverent Guide to Rome. I’ve also contributed to The Washington Post, Bell’Italia, TravelChannel.com, and other publications and web sites.
- What are you reading right now?
Red Earth and Pouring Rain by Vikram Chandra
What’s in your CD player?
You Are the Quarry by Morrissey
Last three places visited:
Paris; New York; Chapel Hill, NC
Next three places you’ll visit:
Apalachicola, FL; New York; Bombay (Mumbai), India
Sicily, Tokyo, Havana, Rio, Cypress, Tunis, Giza, Barcelona, Moscow
Where would you like to go again?
Fortaleza, Brazil; Santa Fe, NM; Rome (always); Corfu, Greece; Curaçao; Toronto; Berlin
If you could afford to go back to grad school, what would you study?
Classics (Ancient Rome and Greece)
Alain de Botton, Jostein Gaarder, Peter Robb, Taras Grescoe, Tony Perrottet, Jan Morris, Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Ross King, Waverley Root
Magazines, cookbooks, yoga, tennis, Serge Gainsbourg, tomatoes, tropical fruit, getting out of town, and ANYTHING Italian.
And there you have it!