susan nelson

My love for Italy stems from 2 week whirlwind trip I took to Europe 12 years ago that left me smitten. I am an American writer living in Oregon where I write for my website, timelessitaly.me  I am working on my first book and you may find me on Facebook and Twitter.

"L’arte delle Ceramica" in Positano~ An Art Lovers Dream

"L’arte delle Ceramica" in Positano~ An Art Lovers Dream

While just recently in Positano on the Amalfi Coast, I completely fell in love with the art of ceramica that I noticed displayed so decoratively all...
9 Of My Favorite Things About Ponza

9 Of My Favorite Things About Ponza

Ponza is one of six islands that make up the archipelago called the Pontine Islands. Set in the Tyrrhenian sea just off the west coast of Italy...
Squid Ink Pasta ~ My First Experience

A first experience with Squid Ink Pasta

I was at a loss for words. What was this? My handsome Italian server had placed a heaping plate of black spaghetti in front of me, sprinkled with...
3 Reasons That Keep Me Returning to Italy

3 Reasons That Keep Me Returning to Italy

I thought long and hard about this one, because there are so many things I find charming about Italy. However, I do have my top three reasons that...
A Village Stroll through Chianti

A Village Stroll through Chianti

My first night at the Castello Verrazzano (yes, the bridge in New York is named after Captain Verrazzano) in Greve leaves me refreshed and eager to...
A Mystery Behind the Mosaic of Rome’s Pilgrim Church

A Mystery Behind the Mosaic of Rome’s Pilgrim Church

Susan takes us around Rome, exploring one of the misteries in the Chiesa dei Pellegrini. While in Rome, I usually set some time aside to visit a few...
Why Rome, you: come see yourself

Why Rome, You Ask: Come See For Yourself

Susan spent a few days in Rome and tells us why the Eternal city is a not-to-miss destination in Italy. Amazing Rome. There is no one like you…...

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