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  1. Pauline

    Two Weeks in Liguria, Tuscany and Rome, Italy, 2003

    Trip Plan After our Switzerland trip, we went on to Italy. In Switzerland we spent 2 nights in Zurich on arrival, pickup up a rental car, 2 nights in Konstanz, Germany, then 2 weeks in Saanen, near Gstaad in the Swiss Alps. From there we drove to Liguria. Link to Switzerland trip report. 11...
  2. Pauline

    Berner Oberland Two Weeks in Gstaad, Switzerland, 2003

    August 27 - October 1, 2003: 5 weeks in Switzerland and Italy. The first 2.5 weeks in Switzerland is published here. The Italy part of the trip will be in the Italy Trip Reports forum. This trip report was originally published on my blog, which has closed. Moved to Slow Europe in 2022. Trip...
  3. Pauline

    Bourgogne-Franche-Comté A Week in Burgundy, 2012

    This trip report was originally posted on my blog, which is now closed. Our trips to France are becoming a yearly event. This year we decided to spend our week in Burgundy, south-east of Paris, with Chris and Shannon. This area was new to us all. We had to choose between the western part near...
  4. Sharon J

    Paris Wonderful Paris, Even in Winter

    By Sharon J from Texas, Winter 2007 A late-planned, quick trip to Paris, March 5 - 9, 2009 for Sharon J and her husband. This trip report was originally posted on SlowTrav.com. Last Minute Trip and Arrangements Sometimes, I think the best trips are made at the last minute. Personally, it keeps...
  5. Sharon J

    Paris Sisters Visit Paris

    By Sharon J from Texas, Fall 2010 Highlights of two sisters as they visit Paris and take a night train to Venice, September 23, 2010 - September 27, 2010. This trip report was originally published on SlowTrav.com. Day 1 ... Arrival I'm not too sure how great this trip report will be, as we...
  6. J

    Zurers in Italy 2022 (finally)

    Trip Itinerary So after three years, we are off again to Italy. Here is our itinerary. 1 - April 26: Sesto Calende (near Malpensa) 2 - April 27-May 2: Turin (Piemonte) 3 - May 2-6: Asti (Piemonte) 4 - May 6-10: Piacenza (Emilia-Romagna) 5 - May 10-12: Lerici (Liguria) 6 - May 12-17: San...
  7. Pauline

    South East A Week on the Isle of Wight

    I wanted an easy week away so decided on the Isle of Wight. It is close to where we live in West Dorset and we’ve never been there. Car ferries take you from the mainland, across The Solent (the water), to the island in 40-60 minutes (Wightlink). We went across from Lymington, east of...
  8. Kim

    Florence Mommy's Week Out

    By Kim from New Jersey, Fall 2001 Kim and her girlfriend leave their families behind and take a seven day trip to Italy, November 7 - 13. They stay in Florence and do some day trips from there. This trip report was originally posted on SlowTrav.com. Giorno Uno - We depart and other nonsense...
  9. Kim

    Tuscany A November Sojourn

    By Kim from New Jersey, Fall 2003 Our gang, and another family spend a few nights in Rome and then a week in a rental in Castelmuzio, Tuscany. There are seven of us, four adults and three girls (ages seven and ten). This trip report was originally posted on SlowTrav.com. Background Okay – so I...
  10. Kim

    Just The Two of Us...We Can Eat It if We Try

    Just The Two of Us...We Can Eat It if We Try By Kim from New Jersey, Spring 2005 Chris, my husband, and I spent a bit over two weeks in Italy. Arriving in Rome, spending a night in Abruzzo, driving to a masseria near Ostuni for six nights, a night in Frascati, then a week in an apartment in...
  11. Kim

    Paris Paris, in a Dream

    Paris, in a Dream By Kim from NJ, Spring 2006 A last minute trip to Paris to accompany my husband on business gave me the opportunity to explore the city on my own for a few days, followed by two wonderful days with him. This trip report was originally posted on slowtrav.com. A Little Bit of...
  12. Kim

    Tuscany Kim's Family Extravaganza - An extended family travels together to Rome, Venice and Tuscany

    By Kim from New Jersey, Summer 2002 9-Person Family Vacation This trip report was originally published on slowtrav.com. Opinions and Observations Well, I finally finished writing my trip report for our trip last June. I'm going to start by posting some general opinions/observations below and...
  13. C

    Norway Bergen and The Norwegian Coastal Voyage – the world’s most beautiful cruise

    By Caro from Scotland, Summer 2004 31st May 2004 - 19th June 2004, 6 days in Bergen followed by the Norwegian Coastal Voyage This trip report was originally published on SlowTrav.com. Bergen A slow, slow travellers trip up the coast of Norway from Bergen through the Arctic Circle to the land of...
  14. C

    Tuscany Scotland to Tuscany in Caro’s Car

    By Caro from UK, Fall 2002 Car ferry from Scotland to Belgium, drive to Tuscany, 2 weeks in a villa and then 2 nights on the way back to the ferry. This trip report was originally published on SlowTrav.com. Scotland to Belgium We took our own car over on the ferry from Rosyth in Scotland to...
  15. Christian

    Rome A Million Degrees

    By Christian from Canada, Summer 2003 Rome for a Week, Venice for nine days, with a couple of day trips. This trip report was originally posted on SlowTrav.com. Background Info A million degrees Let me collect my thoughts. It was two years ago, after all. Strangely though, I remember most, if...
  16. Pauline

    Wales A Week on the Pembrokeshire Coast

    In early July for the last few years we’ve had a holiday in Brittany. This year traveling for six hours on a ferry and having to quarantine for 10 days on return (UK restrictions) wasn’t appealing so we decided on Wales. Everyone in the UK seems to be traveling to desirable coast locations so...
  17. Terry

    Paris We Fell in Love With France

    By teaberry from Pennsylvania, USA, Spring 2006 April 7 to April 23, 2006. We spent our first week in Paris and had a family reunion, and spent our second week in glorious Provence. This trip report was originally published on SlowTrav. Why France, and Where to Go? In the summer of 2005, my...
  18. Terry

    Croatia Next stop, Croatia! And a Day Trip to Montenegro...

    By teaberry from Philadelphia, PA, USA, Spring 2008 Highlights of a trip to Croatia and Montenegro in June 2008. This trip report was originally posted on SlowTrav. On the Road Again! In early June of 2008, I spent a week in Croatia, traveling with a good friend. For my trip report, I thought...
  19. Terry

    Cotswolds Ten Days in Great Britain: London and the Cotswolds

    By teaberry from USA, Fall 2012 September 22 to October 3, 2012 Terry and her husband spent three days in London and a glorious week in the Cotswolds, touring, hiking and visiting with friends. This trip report was originally published on SlowTrav. Arrival We landed at Heathrow at 10:02am; it...
  20. Terry

    Northern Italy Munich and the Dolomites

    By teaberry from USA, Summer 2013 Four days in Munich, Germany and a week in Castelrotto, Italy, in the Dolomites, in July, hiking and enjoying the local ambiance. Heaven. This trip report was originally posted on SlowTrav. The Trip that Almost Didn't Happen This is the trip that almost...
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