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Exploring Italy

Without doubt, my favourite places in Italy are Venice, Tuscany, the Cinque Terre, Rome and the Amalfi Coast. In the last 17 years we have spent more than seven weeks exploring this fabulous country,...


European Funeral Traditions

Some of the earliest tombstones I have seen are the ones of some Roman soldiers on the island of Inishmore in the Aran Island group, Ireland. In early Christian times, some remains were placed in...


Funeral Traditions Around the World

I have always found it fascinating to discover the different attitudes and practices regarding death and funerals. Cemeteries do not hold any fears for me, rather, they are places of awe and reverence as...