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Monthly Archives: March 2012
I think it’s interesting to discover differences between the laws in the U.S. and the laws in Italy. Many are similar and others are very different, perhaps a commentary on the differences in lifestyles. Some of Italy’s laws seem really … Continue reading
Well it’s been awhile since I posted here and for good reason. Besides work and planning my trip to Italy I have been busy writing my book and have finally started putting together the first of three photos books from … Continue reading
The tiny island of Capri on the Amalfi Coast is so beautiful but also has some weird laws. Capri is a must-see destination and I was fortunate enough to be able to visit there for the first time last spring. … Continue reading
Aside from walking there are various modes of transportation in Italy and I have used all of them except the bikes and motorcycles. Since Italy is a peninsula and has 4712 miles of coastline, boats are a common transportation mode.
Almost every town in Italy has a clock tower and in many cases these tall monuments become landmarks of those towns. In some cases they are tourist attractions and visitors line up to climb to the top to take advantage … Continue reading
This photo belongs in the post about unusual things seen in Italy but I couldn’t find it when I wrote that post. I was in a store in Bologna and thought it was so odd that there was a display … Continue reading
The cost of gas has been rising everywhere and in Italy today the price of one liter hit 1.96 euros. If I do my math correctly a liter is 0.26 gallons or just a little over one fourth of a … Continue reading
I am always interested in the latest updates about the recovery of the beautiful village of Vernazza in the Cinque Terre and the non-profit organization, Save Vernazza has issued this latest report. After reading this I know that it will … Continue reading
I have been getting ready to go to Italy again soon and since part of the trip includes a Med cruise I have been spending a lot of time on the Cruise Critic message boards. They are a great source … Continue reading
Italians love flowers and they are everywhere especially in the springtime. San Remo is known as the City of Flowers and even has a famous festival to celebrate flowers. My favorites are the flower boxes with the brilliant colorful blooms.