One Day in Cortona, Tuscany

One Day in Cortona, Tuscany

“An interesting post blog from a former expat, photographer, dog mom and pizza connoisseur. While living in Italy, I started Petite Suitcase to inspire travelers through sharing destination guides and travel tips.” As impossible as it is to choose, Cortona...
Cortona – Best for Tuscan life

Cortona – Best for Tuscan life

European travel: A grand tour of Italy From “Herald Sun” Magazine Beyond olive groves and vineyards, tall pines stretch graciously across the plains. Swallows swirl over red-tiled rooftops, church towers vie with cypresses as focal points, and broad fields merge into...
Henry James Walked Here

Henry James Walked Here

IT was love at first sight. Henry James was 26 when he crossed the border from Switzerland and made his way, on foot, down into Italy — “warm & living & palpable,” as he wrote ecstatically to his sister on Aug. 31, 1869. The romance kindled that day lasted...