Six apps that I always update before leaving home Long gone are the days when we had to look at paper maps and tote paper guide books with us when we travel. While I still haven’t been able to leave paperback novels in favour of an e-reader, gimme the electronic version of guidebooks and maps […]

Apps that make travel in Italy easier

At Prone to Wander: Marrakech we will be splitting our time between two beautiful accommodations, allowing us to experience both city and country living. All accommodations and private transfers will be booked through, and paid to, our cooperating travel agent, e20toscani. In the Medina of Marrakech First, we will spend 7 nights in the heart […]

Our venues at Marrakech: A City Exploration

“You have to taste a culture to understand it.” – Deborah Cater Many years ago I was the kind of traveller who would rather save my money for antique shopping rather than splurge on, or take the time to eat, good meals. But, being married to a man who always sought out the traditional, popular, […]

Exploring the Food of Marrakech

Throughout our time together there will be a plethora of excursions and activities to help us get to know this city and its creative, culinary, cultural and shopping scene better. I want you to enjoy the people, places and activities that made me fall in love with this amazing city. From a lesson on scents […]

Activities at Marrakech: A City Exploration ’24

The late designer Yves Saint Laurent was thirty years old when he first visited Morocco. He immediately fell in love with the country for its culture, colours, and setting. He said “Marrakech, for me, is paradise”. I concur on many levels. Marrakech is a city that inspires and educates. It is a crossroad where Arab, Bedouin, […]

Why Marrakech?

La dolce vita retreats in tuscan market

We know that visiting the markets, second hand shops and vintage dealer’s warehouses will be a memorable part of your trip. Here’s a short recap of our plans: We will visit two markets: the Lucca antique market, followed by the Siena weekly market on a different day. The two Tuscan markets will have vastly different […]

Market and city excursions at La Dolce Vita: Antiquing Edition

La Dolce Vita: Antiquing Edition is a comfortable, relaxed, welcoming retreat that is tailor made for those who love both European antiques and creative living. With a focus on antiques, creative expression, and culinary explorations, this women’s gathering will give each attendee the opportunity to explore those activities in a supportive, encouraging environment. THE SWEET […]

What to expect at La Dolce Vita: Antiquing Edition

Where you will stay During your time at La Dolce Vita you will have the opportunity to experience authentic Italian country life. Our host estate is an Agriturismo with a small Olive Oil production, located in the hills of Tuscany. Accommodations will be fulfilled by our retreat collaborator e20Toscani, a Siena based Italian travel agent. […]

Where we will be staying

“You have to taste a culture to understand it.” – Deborah Cater In Italy food is more than just sustenance, it is art, tradition and community rolled into one; specialized butcher and bakery shops where the proprietors have served the same clients for years and where they know the providence of each cut they sell; […]

Meals & Culinary Excursions

Celebrating Creativity and making meaningful connections to the local community are core values at La Dolce Vita. It is my pleasure to introduce you to the special guest who will be joining us as we share our passion for antiques while we journey through Tuscany together. It has long been a dream of mine to offer […]

Introducing: Melissa Parks

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