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a wandering heart blog

Travel for the Soul.

Coming and going in a whisper.  Some are loud and boisterous.  Others fiery with passion.  Some are sweet and soft.  Some sad.  Many are forgotten.  We often try to capture them, but they escape us. The thing I love about photographs is that they capture moments, split seconds in time forever.  Burned on to negatives […]

I have always been afraid of going to Paris.  It has such high expectations, legendary monuments, museums and croissants and pastries one can only dream about.  Could it ever live up to my visions of this grand city? Also, Parisians also have a reputation for…well, not being very nice.  The bulk of my French consisted of […]

It never fails…when adventure strikes, it’s not just one little trip.  I do what I like to call “crazy trips” where I hop from place to place with back to back trips all in a row.  It’s partly my work as a photographer that has me traveling all over the country and world, but also […]

Announcing the launch of my new travel website & blog!  I’m so excited to share this new design as well as more of my travel photography work with the world.  Photography & travel are my passions, and A Wandering Heart is a home for both my photography and travel stories.  The new site features tons […]

“Wherever you go, east, west, north or south, think of it as a journey into yourself! The one who travels into itself travels the world.” -Shams Tabrizi Photo by Leti e Viola Fotografia of me in the Italian Riviera, one of my favorite places to wander. Ciao!

“Because there’s nothing more beautiful than the way the ocean refuses to stop kissing the shoreline, no matter how many times it’s sent away.” -Sarah Kay Ciao!

“I travel because the world is my home and the countries are rooms in which I need to explore.” ~ Rachel Louise Sadler  

“You will never be completely at home again, because a part of your heart will always be elsewhere. That is the price you pay for the richness of loving and knowing people in more than one place.” ― Miriam Adeney Beautiful Monterosso, one of the five villages of the Cinque Terre on the northwest coast […]

One of the things I love most about Italy is all the beautiful church bells that ring throughout the cities.  It is always a peaceful feeling, hearing this beautiful sound.  By far the most unique bell tower I’ve encountered was in the city of Ravello on the lovely Amalfi Coast.  High above the sea in […]

“Ruin is a gift. Ruin is the road to transformation” – Liz Gilbert from Eat, Pray, Love There’s a time and place for everything.  In any transformation, our journey may be long with winding roads and stops along the way.  Each stop is a clue, yet sometimes we don’t allow ourselves to see that clue […]