Why did I decide to start a new blog? The answer is easy – the short stories I have written and published on My Sardinian Life are not getting the traffic nor readership I had hoped for. People come to My Sardinian Life to read about Sardinia – not my adventures in Brazil, Australia or Greece, with that in […]

It was Halloween and ghosts, goblins, dragons and other assorted fantastical creations were scurrying up and down the corridors adjusting buttons, zips and dry ice.  Dry ice?  Yes, dry ice billowing out of a dragon’s pointy tail, trailing my friend and colleague down the dormitory hallway on her way to the annual Halloween Ball at […]

Jennifer Avventura 2013 (3)

Genoveva bumped into him in the lunch line; he laughed a curious laughter as she introduced herself.  “Mi scusi … Salve, mi chiamo Genoveva.” She held out her hand as a peace-offering. “Ciao. Mi chiamo Andrea. Cosa stai facendo in albergo?” He pumped her hand with such force that she thought her heart might stop. […]

Sas Ryan The Fohn Wind

The train was running exactly to time. Emma liked it that everything was so efficient in Germany, not like back home in London. She hadn’t wanted to come, though. She had to keep reminding herself that the six-month work placement was for the benefit of her career in the future. Her reward would be an […]

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Canada the beautiful  As a native of the New York City area I found myself never able to stay in one place for too long and thus was born my passion for travel. However, of all the exotic places throughout the world that I have been, never did I expect for my favorite travel destination […]

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“Bondi beach stop,” yelled the handsome bus driver in his smooth Australian accent.  I didn’t want to get off that bus; the driver was the spitting image of Tom Cruise from the film Top Gun, with his silver aviator shades and black tussle hair he gave me a slight wink as I gathered my backpack […]

Niagara Falls by Jennifer Avventura

She pulls out her note pad, her hand twitching as she wraps her fingers around the cool plastic. “A drink from the bar?” She tugs at her computer swipe card hanging from her white apron; pulling, twisting, unconsciously releasing her inhibitions. Catching his eye again she holds his glare, she feels the intensity growing in her belly, […]

Jennifer Avventura Weekly Photo Challenge Summer

What a juicy little island Grand Cayman is. On most maps you can’t even see her, she’s just a wee little speck in the Caribbean and her seven-mile beach is one of the most pristine places these brown eyes have seen. Georgetown, Grand Cayman is only seconds from the magnificent seven mile beach. In 2001 […]

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