Devastating designer, television titan, author, hostess with the mostest, Debbie Travis is living your Italian dream in technicolor. But it wasn’t always red, white and green. Debbie’s journey began in television and home decor that evolved into a national series making Debbie a household name for design . . . in Canada. Something happened in the early 2000s which set her on a course for Tuscany.
This episode takes us to Montefollonico, a tiny hamlet near Siena where captivated the Canadian native and transformed her life as she was transformed Villa Reniella into the Tuscan getaway. And for the past ten years, Debbie has opened the doors to her home as luxury retreat to bring a little Tuscan joy, which has inspired her latest book Joy: Life Lessons from a Tuscan Villa (2021). Join Erica and Debbie as they chat up on joy, Italy and life.
In This Episode
Introducing Debbie Travis
Transforming a Tuscan Villa
Living in Italy