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    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...
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    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...
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    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...
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    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...
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    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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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)...
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
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    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...
  13. Georgia & Zig

    Yes, Zig Has Written About our Bavaria Trip!

    By Zig and Georgia from Kentucky, Spring 2010 Trip Description: Spring of 2010, Zig and Georgia travel to Zurich, Maria Laach, Oberammergau for a Passion play, Salzburg, Vienna, Munich and more! This trip report was originally posted on SlowTrav. Thursday May 13 - Lexington to Atlanta to...
  14. Doug Phillips

    Return to the Luberon

    By Doug Phillips from Ontario, Fall 2007 A 10-day return visit to the south of France, following 12 days in Italy and two days in Paris with our two sons. This trip report was originally posted on SlowTrav. Return to the Luberon In September 2007, my Beautiful Wife (BW) and I did...
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    Umbria, Tuscany and Lake Como

    By Jabez from United States, Spring 2003 Two week adventure covering Umbria, Southern Tuscany and Bellagio on Lake Como. This trip report was originally posted on SlowTrav. Background Before I begin my travel report, let me give some background. My wife (Judy) and I (Jim)...
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    October in Lucca, Chianti, Montalcino and Rome and Two Slow Travel Converts

    By jabez from Georgia, Fall 2005 October 8 - 25, 2005 Busseto, Lucca, Chianti, Montalcino, Rome and Milan This trip report was originally posted on SlowTrav. Background The last three years Judy and I have traveled to Italy, my sixth trip overall. Last year was a true Slow...
  17. Georgia & Zig

    What We Did on Our Summer Vacation (2 weeks, 2 people with 2 carry-ons)

    By Zig and Georgia from Kentucky, Spring 2005 May 16-31,(2005) Our first European trip(according to Zig): Arriving in Rome, train to Florence, Venice, Siena, bus to Elba, and train to Rome with only our carry-ons. This trip report was originally posted on SlowTrav. Travel from Kentucky...
  18. Doug Phillips

    A Traveller in the Drome

    By Doug Phillips from Canada, Spring 2008 June 14-28, 2008. Two weeks based near La Begude de Mazenc, a small village in Drome Provence - with day trips into the Vercors, the Ardeche, the Luberon - several market visits - a GTG and meals in several restaurants. This trip report was originally...
  19. Doug Phillips

    "Cinq femmes et moi." Travels in the South of France

    By Doug Phillips from Canada, Summer 2009 June 2-20, 2009. Four days in Paris, followed by two weeks based in Ansouis, a small village in the eastern part of the Luberon. This trip report was originally posted on SlowTrav. Introduction and Planning My wife and I have been to the Luberon on...
  20. ItalophileNJ

    Florence On My Own: Three Weeks of Studying Italian and Very Slow Travel

    By Marian from New Jersey, Spring 2004 May 5-26 2004. Three weeks in Florence, staying in an apartment in the Oltr'arno and studying Italian at the Centro Koine. This trip report was originally posted on SlowTrav. Before I begin talking about my time in Florence, I’ll say a few words...
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