Category Archives: Italy

Blog entries about Italy

Palermo Italy

Our exploration of Sicily began in Palermo, the main city of the island. Irene’s heroic efforts to prepare me for the trip paid off: I read Lonely Planet’s Sicily cover to cover, but Palermo came to life only when our … Continue reading

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A quick look around Milan Piazza del Duomo

Take a quick look around Milan famous main square, Piazza del Duomo, with its Duomo Cathedral, Victor Emmanuel II statue, and Galleria Vittorio Emanuele. Milan is a perfect stop on a European vacation trip.   For more images of Milan … Continue reading

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The Best-Kept Secret in Rome: Maestro Enzo Samaritani and his Arciliuto Theater

Rome has so much to offer! We were advised by our new Roman friend Marco, the owner of Arco dei Tolomei B&B in Trastevere, to celebrate Alex’s approaching milestone birthday at L’Arciliuto Teatro near Piazza Navona. “A very non-traditional place, … Continue reading

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Travel Tips: Milan, Italy

Where to stay in Milan, Italy: it is all about choices Milan is a big city and most travelers to Italy do not visit it, which is a pity. From the beautiful Duomo to SforzaCastle to – of course – … Continue reading

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Travel Tips: Rome, Italy

Where to find the best B&B in Rome, Italy: Alex and I are experienced travelers, travel consultants, writers, and photographers. Over the course of 30 years, our travels took us to more than 50 countries. BUT – we do not think … Continue reading

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