Tag Archives: train travel

Getting to Sorrento by Way of Pompeii

Sept 24, 2013 I am on my own today since Rick and Monica don’t feel that great and want to hang out in Salerno and at the hotel. After breakfast, all of us ride together on the shuttle to Salerno … Continue reading

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Leaving Sicily and on to the Amalfi Coast

Sept 23, 2013 With less than three hours sleep, I woke up to the sound of the alarm on my phone at 3:45am, so I would be ready to leave for the Palermo airport by 4:30. We had to return … Continue reading

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Cooking Class in Sicily

Sept 19, 2013 I have never taken a cooking class before and am excited to be here at Agriturismo Tarantola with my sister-in-law, Monica. The welcoming Signor Filippo is tall and attractive and molto gentile, very kind. After ushering us … Continue reading

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Italy – A Week to Go

OK It is official. A week to go and I will be boarding a plane to  Italy…six  months ago  I wasn’t quite sure this would be happening, since my brother Rick had sustained a cycling accident, forcing us to postpone … Continue reading

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Trip to Italy – Sicily – Amalfi Coast – Rome

In less than two months I leave again for Bella Italia and now I am getting excited. This trip had been postponed from April because of a bicycle accident sustained by my brother Rick. He and my sister-in-law and I … Continue reading

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Italo! New Train in Italy | An American in Italy

I have been hearing about this train for some time and found this interesting article written by a writer I know. Check it out. I was considering taking it from Naples to Rome but the station it goes to in … Continue reading

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Photo Collage – Church Interiors in Italy

I have been so preoccupied with editing my book and getting the word out that I sort of slacked off on posting anything about Italy, and frankly doing much of anything else. So today I worked outside a little in … Continue reading

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Travel in Italy – Taxis in Rome

Tuesday May 8 At 9 pm we arrived at the Rome train station and went outside to grab a taxi. There was aline of taxis and a man told us to follow him for the taxi and said it would … Continue reading

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Travel in Italy – Leaving Verona

Monday May 7 It’s a gorgeous day in Verona. The sun is shining and it is supposed to be in the low 70′s. After breakfast and my morning cappuccino Sue and I walked to Piazza Bra to get the Hop … Continue reading

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Travel in Italy – Leaving Lake Como

Sunday May 6 It’s still raining and it’s 45 degrees outside. Today we are taking the train to Verona and hopefully the weather will improve. I can’t believe how cold I feel. It’s probably the dampness along with the wind. … Continue reading

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