Hello! I am so glad you found me.
Though inspired by the movie of the same name, you can rest assured that Under The Tuscan Sun is a full-service travel agency – happily booking beaches and beyond.
I am a true, blue & gold Manitoba girl with a passion for travel. I like to say that I keep one bare foot in Antigua, and one red stiletto-ed foot in Manhattan.
Some of my other passions have been the motivation to explore many parts of the world that I might not have seen otherwise. For example, my love of shoes inspired my first trip to New York City. Do you believe in love at first sight? That’s what happened in 1984 when I took my first bite out of the Big Apple. Now I curate my own Escorted New York Tours and have visited this electric city more than 75 times; I feel somewhat of an expert.
When I took up running at the age of 54, I never dreamed that I would eventually be running marathons. This fairly new passion has led me to running the Abbott World Major Marathons in New York City, Tokyo, Chicago, London, and Berlin. Not only did the marathons make a lasting impression on me, but these cities were so amazing to explore.
I also love to recharge by relaxing on a beach, and my passion for the sound of the ocean has led to spending time in Antigua over the last 12 years – each trip lasting just a little longer than the last. I have travelled throughout the Caribbean and spent time at all the Sandals Resorts where “Love is All You Need”. I have also been to all of the Beaches Resorts throughout the Caribbean.
From land tours to river cruises, I have experienced many parts of Europe. It is so hard to pick favourites, but a few of mine include Italy, Paris, London, Switzerland, Greece, Germany, Amsterdam, and Prague.
I find real joy in helping people blend their passions into the perfect vacation. The success lies in the details of trip planning that creates fond memories which will last a lifetime. Whether you dream of sipping wine in France, making pasta in Italy, cruising on a European river, or relaxing on a sunny beach and staring at the sea so blue – I would love to be a part of making that dream come true.
My years of experience have allowed me to assemble insider tips, resort information, attraction guides, packing tips, and general knowledge that will enhance your travel experience no matter where you decide to roam. I pride myself on always being available by phone or email.