Posts Tagged ‘Travel’

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Italy’s Best Passeggiata on a Medieval Wall

Whether you are sightseeing, out for exercise or enjoying some form of recreation, Lucca’s 2 1/2 mile (4 km) medieval wall walk is an experience that shouldn’t be missed. Located just [...]

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Christmas in Venice

A marvelous transformation happens in Venice in the month of December when the tourist population declines to half of the normal August droves.

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Discover the “Other” Venice

Most tourists to Venice make plans to see the main sights. However, there’s a whole other city to explore a few streets beyond.

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Portovenere – One of my Favourite Places in Italy

Portovenere is on the Ligurian Coast between La Spezia and the Cinque Terre. It sits very prettily at the base of the steep slopes of Muzzerone, a rocky mountain covered with olive and pine trees. The town is watched over by the tower of the old citadel.

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The Back Streets of Verona

Thanks to Mr. Shakespeare the world associates the city of Verona with star-crossed lovers and two famous gentlemen. There’s also the annual opera festival held mid-June through early September, which attracts crowds to the celebrated Roman arena.

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Discovering the Best of Rome

Undoubtedly one of my favorite cities in the world is the eternal city of Rome. Not only can you travel back in time to the age of the Roman Empire, you can retrace the footsteps of man for the last 2,000 years from the empire's fall through the Middle Ages, through the Renaissance through present day.

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My Personal Top Ten List for Tuscany – Part 2

While researching my personal list of top things to explore in Tuscany, I realised there are so many things I love about it that only one article is not enough! Here’s what else I recommend...

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