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Colors of Autumn in Italy

Reading Time: 1 minute Temperatures have dropped drastically and the cold wind sets in. But the Fall season is still my favorite time of the year. Most of the tourists have gone home; it’s quiet and tranquil on the lake again. (Click on pictures to enlarge the...

Pompeii: A Buried Treasure

Reading Time: 2 minutes Stepping into Pompeii is both eerie and enchanting. Rows of identical houses are connected by stone slabs, spaced out just enough for Roman chariots to plow through. In fact, you’ll still see what looks like chariot or wagon wheel tracks...

Seeing Pisa: The Tiny Leaning Tower

Reading Time: 1 minute Up close with the leaning tower of Pisa, the iconic structure seems tiny. Tourists with selfie-sticks, crowds of visitors, and street-sellers all crowd to Piazza dei Miracoli (The “Square of Miracles”). Traveling through Italy is...

Experiencing Italy: Our Adventure Begins!

Reading Time: 2 minutes The goal is a little ambitious: to see as much of the Italian coast as we can while the kids are on summer school break! We started out on the west coast, heading from Milan straight to Genoa, then crawling back up north to do the entire...

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