The joy of a vacation can come through some of the big moments experienced, but the satisfaction of a restful trip comes through the smallest details. That's where Leslie Erickson's expertise is priceless! After many years of dreaming about an Italian getaway, our family made a rather spontaneous decision to go this past summer, and while we had fantasized about the places we would go and the sites we would see, we had little idea about how to plan for this trip. Leslie thoughtfully considered our individual likings and clearly understood our family's hopes for this vacation; in addition, she provided us with the benefits of her experience by making suggestions that we could not have known to consider. From the train schedules, to the right place to stay, from the arrangement of tours, to the purchasing of tickets, Leslie gave us the peace of mind to know that everything was taken care of, and she did so while being patient, pleasant, and prompt. We left for our vacation without worry, and we came back with a lifetime of memories and a great deal of gratitude for her help.
Leslie Erickson is a Certified Travel Consultant who wants to share her boundless passion for the regions of Tuscany, Umbria, and Italy itself, providing her clients with an authentic and personalized Italian experience through an extensive network of local relationships, contacts and Italy-based travel professionals. Leslie offers her clientele an intimate knowledge, expertise and enthusiasm built on her extensive study and travel in these vibrant, pastoral and historic destinations for nearly 20 years. Leslie is a fourth generation Italian-American whose maternal great-grandparents immigrated from Sacco, a tiny Commune in southwestern Italy, in the early 20th Century. One of Leslie’s fondest memories as a young girl is her great-grandmother, Carmella, trying to teach her Italian.