Press Page: Doorways in the News

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"Spend the World's Fair in a Villa on Lake Como,", Luxury Travel Magazine, November 12, 2014

"Living at Home," Martha Stewart Radio, Sirius XM, January 20, 2013.

"Italian Villa Rental Properties Designed for Families" by Mel Fabrikant, Paramus Post, June 20, 2012

"Doorways Italian Villa Rental Properties Designed for Families" Travel Pulse, June 20, 2012

"Essential Italy" by Carol Stigger, Ventana: Fine Living in Ventura County, February, 2010

"A Taste of Tuscany" by Liz Brown, Travel Age West, January 25, 2010

"The Villa Solution" by Lini S. Kadaba, Philadelphia Inquirer, December 3, 2009

"A taste of Tuscany" by Tony Vellela, Correspondent of The Christian Science Monitor, July 9, 2008

"Destination: Villa Buonvisi" by Jeannine Guilyard, Pyramid Arts & Literature Magazine, May 2008

"Discovering the Italy that Group Tours Ignore" by Ralph Collier, Main Line Times Newspaper, July 11, 2007.

"The Dream of Tuscany: Every Woman (and Man's) Notion of a Romantic Holiday" by Bill and Anita Finley, Boomer Times, July 2007.

"It takes a Villa...An Authentic Tuscan Experience" by Barbara Barton Sloane, Westchester Times Newspaper, June 14, 2007..

"Be a Local in a Foreign Country. Rent a Private Home from Villa Vacations." by Mary Anne Sales, Celeb Staff Magazine, February 2008.

"Get it Done: Time for a change? Here are 25 ways to make it happen." (Listed as #6 Plan a Dream Vacation) by Tara Behan, Main Line Today Magazine, January 2007.

"Families avoid the crowds in northwest Tuscany" by Carol Stigger, Daily Herald, December 2007.

"A Taste of Italy" by Joseph Dumas, Black Enterprise Magazine, August 2007..

"Villa Buonvisi, Italian Estate of Mind" by , Jerry Nemanic, Jetsetters Magazine European Editor, June 10, 2007.

"Living amid the art and evocative landscapes of Tuscany" by Ralph Collier, Main Line Times Newspaper, May 29, 2007.

"Travel Q&A: Renting villas in Italy" by Cheryl Blackerby, Palm Beach Post Travel Editor, July 16, 2006.

Spain for Dummies by Neil E. Schlecht, 3rd Book Edition , mentioned as a tip in Chapter 7, page 83 "Booking your Accomodations."

"Saying 'I Do' to a destination Wedding" by Ruth Weisberg, Main Line Today Magazine, July 2005 - The Best of the Main Line and Western Suburbs.

"Rent a vila in Italy " by The Oregonian Newspaper, January 9, 2004.

Culinary Calendar, The Morning Call (Allentown, PA) Wednesday, December 3, 2003.

"Cooking up a Classy Vacation", Hernando Today, (Tampa) Wednesday February 23, 2004.

"" - by Carrie Alexander, Orlando Sentinel (Florida), Sunday, October 5, 2003. Same article appeared in the Charleston Post and Carrier on November 23, 2003.

"Rent an old villa under the Tuscan Sun." - by Cheryl Blackerby, Palm Beach Post Travel Editor Sunday, November 16, 2003.

A Villa Vacation in Tuscany" - by European Staff Writer, JAX FAX: Travel Marketing Magazine, November 2003.

"Tuscan sun villas still await you" - by Andrea Hanis, Chicago-Sun Times, Sunday, September 28, 2003.

"Tuscany Homes now await you." by Travel Staff, Cincinnati Enquirer, Sunday Final Edition, September 28, 2003.

"Doorways Number One" Rental Company Review - by Countryside Vacations Newsletter, Summer 2003

"Villa visits for lovers of Italy" by Donald Groff, Philadelphia Inquirer, Sunday, March 23, 2003.

"Tourist destinations offer cooking classes"- By Susan R. Pollack, The Detroit News, February 7, 2002



Doorways selected for "Top 50 Villa Agents in the World" by Condé Nast Magazine June 2008.
Doorways was nominated "Best European Travel Agency" by Mainline Today Magazine in July 2008.

SlowTraveler.com selected us to be a "Slow Traveler Favorite" in 2006, 2007, and 2008.

Doorways is highly recommend by the Joan Hamburg Travel Show, WOR New York.


Villa Buonvisi was the venue for "Opera, Film and Beyond" hosted by the Bryn Mawr Film Institute and Kit Burns, Doorways President, in May, 2009.

Client Comments

"The villa is beautiful and well-appointed. The best part of it, however, is the host, who is exceptionally helpful, friendly, and knowledgeable. She made the difference between a good vacation and an outstanding, unforgettable vacation.”
— L.P., (Stayed on the Buonvisi Estate in Tuscany, Italy, 2.5 miles from near Lucca.)



Cooking is fun in the kitchen of Villa Buonvisi, Lucca, Italy

The Olive Harvest in Tuscany, Healthy Indulgence in Tuscany


Market to Market in Provence

Seniors can see Tuscany or Provence at their own pace in a villa

The Sabine Hills- Enjoy Roman cuisine, culture and history from the nearby countryside

Villa rental rates fall in France and Italy for 2002 summer season

Visit Italy and learn to Cook the Healthy Mediterranean way

What's Cooking in Tuscany


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