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Tips for Train Travel in Italy

Train travel is one of the most popular ways for getting around Italy, both for tourists and local Italians. If you are visiting Italy for the first time, train travel may be a little intimidating. From my experiences on trains  … Continue reading

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Leaving for Italy in Two Weeks

Oh my God – All of a sudden I feel the time crunch – I am leaving for Italy in two weeks and  just realized that I still had not booked all my train reservations. So today I spent time … Continue reading

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More Travel Planning for Italy

With every passing day, I am closer to returning to Bella Italia and am firming up some travel plans. In less than three months I will be on my way and I am starting to get excited. Of course I … Continue reading

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I’m Going Back to Italy~Are You Really Surprised?

I am excited because I am planning another trip to Italy!  This one will be this fall, just after I retire from my nursing career. What a treat not to have to request time off and wait for it to … Continue reading

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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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