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  1. K

    North East Dordogne Trip Report

    So this is my first trip report, so I hope I get this right. Last year summer, after the covid lockdown fun (!) our family based ourselves at this gite holiday rental https://gitedordogne.co.uk/ and spread our wings from there to travel around the area. The accommodation was at the top end...
  2. Pauline

    Hiking in the Dolomites, Italy in 2020

    Hello! We just finished 3 weeks hiking in a small mountain town, Lenk, in the Berner Oberland region of Switzerland. We drove there from the UK where we live. We love Switzerland and travel there every year usually at this time. Read my trip report here. We live in the UK and they have...
  3. N

    Rome, Tuscany, Venice & Amalfi for Beginners

    By nikkihop from USA, Summer 2011 Two adults and two college girls for week one and nine days of solo bliss for the adults on the Amalfi coast later. Arrive in Rome on June 1, 2011 and return June 16, 2011. Three days in Rome, three days in Florence, two in Venice, one in Assisi on the way to...
  4. N

    Southern Ireland with Mom

    By nikkihop from Texas USA, Spring 2012 This trip report was originally posted on slowtrav.com. Trip Description: Nicki and her mom tour through southern Ireland, ending in Dublin visiting castles, churches, natural wonders and even kayaking from June 10 - 21, 2012. Introductions...
  5. Pauline

    Four Weeks in Israel, March 2020

    Wednesday March 4 - Arrival in Tel Aviv. Warm and sunny (70F) but it really cools down at night. We’ve arrived as coronavirus fears grip Israel. They had already closed their borders to several Asian countries. Today people from 5 European countries - France, Germany, Austria, Spain, and...
  6. Wendy&Rob

    Italy October 2003

    By Wendy & Rob from California, US, Fall 2003 From Rome to Lucca to Strove back to Rome. Wonderful days spent in Italy, drinking in the country, people and of course the food, wine and grappa. This was thirteen wonderful days from October 10th to October 23rd, 2003. From there we boarded Holland...
  7. Pauline

    Two Weeks on Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain

    Trip Report 2020-02 Spain, Tenerife This was our first trip to the Canary Islands. We spent two weeks there at the end of January, into February 2020. We liked Tenerife and will return for another winter holiday. I am not writing a day by day trip report as I usually do, but instead an overview...
  8. Janelt

    Amalfi Coast, Tuscany and Venice - Honeymoon For Eight

    By Janel from Chicago Illinois, Spring 2005 In March of 2004, we began planning for what was initially to be a trip to Italy for my fiftieth birthday. Ideally, we thought sometime in late spring of 2005 would be perfect. Around that same time, Paul and I had begun to seriously toss around the...
  9. C

    Capri, Tuscany, Venice and Family in Caserta

    By Lorac from Hartsdale, New York, Spring 2004 Capri, Tuscany, Venice and Family in Caserta This trip report was originally posted on SlowTrav. Introduction My husband, Ralph, and I were last in Italy in March 2001. That amazing trip included meeting Ralph’s family in Caserta, most for the...
  10. A

    Switzerland (after Abruzzo, Italy)

    By avvocato from NJ, USA, Spring 2009 A trip to Abruzzo's Adriatic coast in April 2009 to visit family. My third trip to Bel Abruzzo; my wife's first. Then a continuation to Winterthur, Switzerland (also to visit her family) with day trips to the Appenzell Alps & Konstanz, Germany in May...
  11. A

    Bel Abruzzo with side trips to Umbria, Lazio and Campania

    By avvocato from New Jersey, Summer 2003 June 27 - July 10 Abruzzo+ This trip report was originally posted on SlowTrav. L'Aquila and Campo Imperatore June 27 Arrive in Rome and drive to L’Aquila (A24) to the Hotel Duca degli Abruzzi. Walk around the city center, Piazza Duomo where there is...
  12. A

    Abruzzo - Family, Food and Wine

    By avvocato from New Jersey, Fall 2004 Trip to Abruzzo and a little of Umbria between September 23 and October 11, 2004 This trip report was originally posted on SlowTrav. Day 1 - Philadelphia to Rome to Pescara The overnight flight was quite nice. The airplane was packed despite this being...
  13. J

    Zurers in Italy 2019

    Monday, May 6: Day 1 The brilliance of the plan to fly from Newark (for the cheap airfare) was compromised somewhat by rain and traffic and the trip took longer than expected. Combined with incredible lines for security--even with TSA Pre-check-- and we only had time for quick sandwich before...
  14. PokeyMindy

    My 50th Birthday Present to Myself, ITALY!

    By Pokey from Massachusetts, Fall 2004 Venice, Florence, Radda in Chianti, Assisi, and Rome. Oct. 3-22, 2004 This trip report was originally posted on SlowTrav. Venice, Magic and Mosquitos Finally! After almost one year of planning, the day is here! Oct. 2nd, I head down via Amtrak...
  15. PokeyMindy

    Florence and Emilia Romagna: We Ate, We Cooked, We Drank (and Shopped)

    By Pokey from MA, Spring 2009 I return to Florence and then embark on a Food Lover's Gastronomic Tour of Emilia Romagna with my friend ColleenK. We are foodies and love to eat, drink, shop, and mostly laugh! This trip report was originally posted on SlowTrav. Day 1, April 26th/27th. I'm so...
  16. Doug Phillips

    Hanging Out in the Algarve and London

    By Doug Phillips from Canada, Fall 2002 October 15-November 1 2002 - Twelve days in the south of Portugal with four days in London before returning to Canada. The Algarve doesn’t get much respect on Slow Travel, but for us it was a great introduction to the concept of Slow Travel, long before...
  17. Doug Phillips

    Tuscan Rambles

    By Doug Phillips from Canada, Spring 2004 Two weeks in the hill towns of Tuscany, with a side trip to Elba and an unexpected encounter with the Giro d'Italia, May 1-15, 2004 This trip report was originally posted on SlowTrav. Introduction and Planning My beautiful wife (BW)...
  18. Doug Phillips

    Footloose in Provence & Paris

    By Doug Phillips from Canada, Fall 2005 Thirteen days in Provence and four days in Paris, including some wonderful food and wine, a day in Nice, and an unexpected encounter with "Good Year" - September 10-27, 2005 This trip report was originally posted on SlowTrav. Introduction and Planning...
  19. Doug Phillips

    A Traveller in Paris

    By Doug Phillips from Canada, Fall 2006 October 21-28, 2006. A very enjoyable week in Paris in a great location in the Marais, featuring a different restaurant each evening, an afternoon mini-GTG, very smooth transportation connections and local travel. A real bonus was unexpectedly good...
  20. Doug Phillips

    Roman Holiday

    By Doug Phillips from Canada, Fall 2007 My 2006 Slow Travel Prize was a week in an apartment in Rome. This evolved into twelve days in Italy, based in Rome, followed by two days in Paris in September 2007. There were four of us - Liz, Doug, Steve and Brad Phillips. We had a great time, including...
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