Member Monday: Mike G. Enjoys Fine Dining and Family Fun in Italy!

After Global Discovery Vacations member Mike G.’s first trip to Italy, he told us he’d definitely recommend the resort, Fattoria Guicciardini, to his Global friends. We knew he’d be great for our Member Monday series so we asked him a few questions. Find out what he recommends you do if you go on an Italian adventure with Global!

Where would you recommend a fellow member go for:

Breakfast/Lunch: For breakfast and lunch we always ate outside in small cafes. It was wonderful. We had no favorite but tried at least eight different places.
Dinner: Trattoria Ristorante I Fossi
To Shop: Anywhere in San Gimignano was great.
To have fun/attractions: Wine tour was excellent and we signed up for it right in San Gimigano.

What was your favorite resort amenity:
The rooms were good but the location was better.

Why did you choose this destination?
LOCATION, LOCATION LOCATION

Fattore Interior

An inside view of the condo.

Who did you travel with, family or friends?
Family

Were you traveling for a special occasion? If yes, what?
Family vacation

What was your favorite memory of your vacation?
The food, family and total Italian experience of very old cities and buildings.

Any tips for a traveler to this resort destination?
Be sure to bring electrical adapters for iPad, phones etc.

Anything else you think travelers should bring?
Lots of Euros!

Fattore Loft

Loft-style bedroom.

About you 

How long have you been a Global Discovery Vacations member?
6 years

Why did you join the club?
For travel and vacation opportunities.

What is your profession?
Wendy; retired teacher, Mike: insurance agent.

How many trips have you taken using your membership?
7 or 8

Stacey is a writer with an eye for design. She’s been with Global Discovery Vacations since 2004, directing the creative department. Her passion for the written word is equal only to that of rescuing dogs and playing volleyball.