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Meet Tina from Discover Napoli Destinations

I’d like to introduce you to Tina Carignani from Discover Napoli Destinations. As some of you may or may not know, Tina wrote the foreword for Colors of Naples and the Amalfi Coast, which is now in the hands of … Continue reading

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How an Idea Becomes a Dream – Colors of Naples and the Amalfi Coast

I’m so excited I can hardly stand it.  Colors of Naples and the Amalfi Coast is complete and available for pre-order on Amazon! The printing company will not have the books ready until the end of May, but everything else … Continue reading

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Street Scenes in Naples

Naples is a city with a lot of character and all you have to do is walk its streets to feel it. I loved it! The photos speak for themselves. More photos and stories about Naples coming soon. I’d love to … Continue reading

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Train Travel in Southern Italy

The regional train leaves Napoli Centrale at 2:10PM and the ride to Boiano provides me with a view of Vesuvius to the west, as well as residential neighborhoods of mostly three- and four- story buildings, which are painted in bright … Continue reading

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See Naples and Die

You have no doubt heard the phrase, “See Naples and Die,” or “Vedi Napoli e poi Muori.” I too am familiar with it and have read various meanings, but since I am exploring this third largest city in Italy with … Continue reading

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Three Days of Naples – So Much to See

I have been in Naples three days and have not had time to write about it because there is so much to see and do. I need a week or two to write about all the places I have seen … Continue reading

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Why I Want to Visit Naples, Italy

Although this is my sixth trip to Italy, it is the first time I am spending any time in Naples. The only times that I have been here previously were on cruises, when Naples was a port stop. And on … 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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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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Italy News – Another Transportation Strike in Italy

What’s new in Italy? Another 24 hour scheduled transportation strike today has affected travel in Rome, Venice, Naples, Palermo, Bari, Torino, and other cities across Italy. Seventy-five percent of Italy’s buses ground to a halt this morning, and even some … Continue reading

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