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Milan to Monterosso

Wed, 10 Aug 2016 | By jaynem | Views [169]

Up early this morning to catch the 8.10am train to Monterosso. We got to the train station and you have to wait until 20 minutes prior to boarding to find out the platform number and then there is a mad scramble to get on the train. So we waited and ... Read more >

Milan 2

Sun, 7 Aug 2016 | By jaynem | Views [201]

We were up a bit earlier today and at breakfast by 9am. Gerard and I are going to Monza to see the race track and Lee and Michael are off to do the hop on, hop off bus. We arrived at the station and bought a ticket to Monza with 10 minutes to departure ... Read more >

Milan 1

Sun, 7 Aug 2016 | By jaynem | Views [196]

We woke for a late breakfast and decided that today was the today to shop Milan. We walked from the Hotel to Via Buena Vista, one of the main shopping areas and wandered through many of the shops. We talked to a shop assistant about the lack of formal ... Read more >

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Sun, 17 Jul 2016 | By hayleythenomad | Photo Gallery


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Bonjorno Rome!

Sun, 17 Jul 2016 | By hayleythenomad | Views [250]

Normally I keep my posts upbeat, but I wanted to start this one off with a little bit about the Nice tragedy. Some of y'all may have seen my Facebook post so you know that I was in Nice in the same location as the attack just seventy two hours earlier.... Read more >

Cinque Terre

Mon, 11 Jul 2016 | By travelingherbie | Views [287]

July 10th & 11th   Sunday was spent traveling most of the day on our way to Monterosso al Mare, one of the towns of Cinque Terre. We had a 3 1/2 hour layover in Pisa. Since it was only a 1/2 hour walk, most of us ventured out to play ... Read more >

Under the Tuscan Sun

Sat, 9 Jul 2016 | By travelingherbie | Views [212]

July 9th   Off to explore some Tuscany towns. ☀️☀️ First stop San Gimignano. It was an older town on the hill. Known for its towers. At one time there were 70+ towers. Making the town look like it had a bunch of medieval skyscrapers. ... Read more >

Walking tour of Florence

Fri, 8 Jul 2016 | By travelingherbie | Views [191]

July 8th   Walking tour of Florence. Our tour guide Valentina was super adorable and full of knowledge of the rich history.  We visited the Galleria Accademia which houses the famous Statue of David. He is definitely a lot bigger and ... Read more >

Off to Florence We Go!!!!

Thu, 7 Jul 2016 | By travelingherbie | Views [255] | Comments [1]

July 7th Today was mostly spent traveling to Firenze(Florence). Mom and I sat behind these adorable little boys from New York(their family was on vacation to celebrate their grandparents 50th anniversary and they hadn't been back to Italy since they ... Read more >

Culture and History

Wed, 6 Jul 2016 | By travelingherbie | Views [254] | Comments [2]

July 6th   Today was the history/culture adventure of Venice.    Our morning started out with a Gondola ride thru the canals. It was a neat experience. Something checked off the bucket list. ✔️ Our driver said he didn't sing ... Read more >

Glass, Lace and the Grand Canal

Tue, 5 Jul 2016 | By travelingherbie | Views [230] | Comments [2]

Off we went to explore some of the other islands. First stop Murano! Well known for its hand blown glass. We came upon a shop where we watched glass being shaped. Very interesting to see something slowly take shape. Then we were off to explore the little ... Read more >

Off to Venice We Go!

Mon, 4 Jul 2016 | By travelingherbie | Views [322] | Comments [3]

  July 4th Happy Independence Day to everyone back home! 🎉🇺🇸 Bright and early this morning we headed off to Venice, Italy. After a meandering 6 hour train ride later through the Swiss and Italian countryside, we arrived in Venezia!!! ... Read more >

Under the Tuscan Sun

Mon, 13 Jun 2016 | By the_life_of_lady_laura | Views [411] | Comments [1]

I’ll admit I often visit places because I like the concept of them, or I have seen or heard that they are pretty or interesting. Quite often this results in seeing a sight or place that is amazing, but perhaps limited in its beauty, or has one ... Read more >

Tags: cinque terre, florence, italy, montepulciano, pasta, pienza, pisa, pizza, siena, tuscany

Viaggio a Firenze nella magia del Rinascimento. Misteri di Leonardo, ermetismo e magia

Tue, 7 Jun 2016 | By luca | Views [743] | Comments [2]

Firenze è una città affascinante e piena di misteri, storia e leggende dovute alla presenza di grandi personaggi che hanno segnato la cultura e letteralmente creato la Scienza moderna . In questo articolo vi accompagniamo in alcuni ... Read more >

Tags: ermetismo, firenze, leonardo da vinci, rinascimento

La Galleria dell'Accademia di Firenze

Tue, 7 Jun 2016 | By luca | Views [569] | Video

La Galleria dell'Accademia è uno dei musei più importanti del mondo, una vera eccellenza fiorentina. E' la casa del David di Michelangelo e di tante altre opere d'arte. Nel primo semestre del 2016 ha registrato un +6% di ingressi e, ... Read more >

Tags: david, firenze, michelangelo, musei

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