Alexandra June 2014

The things we did each day and the places we went to were quite faithful to the prepared itinerary, which gave an indulgent overview of art and architecture, Italian food and wine culture, and quite especial shopping opportunities, not only on the track of big labels but also the unique and artisanal products. There was a pleasant flexibility from planned activities that allowed for some special side trips or personal choices in how time was spent. Andrea Powis was a delight to travel with – charming, friendly and sharing in the fun and always there to help with the little individual hiccups of travel that occur. Mention must also be made of the guides she chose for individual sections of the trip – they vastly added to the colour of the experience through their knowledge and passion for their subject..