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  1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. J

    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)...
  4. J

    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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. ItalophileNJ

    'I Vincitori' Learn to Get Lost in the Hills and Valleys of Italy

    By Marian from New Jersey, Spring 2006 5-20 May A two-week trip to two very different places. First, a week spent just outside the village of Perdifumo, a tiny town in the Cilento, south of Salerno. Next a week in an apartment within the walled town of San Quirico d'Orcia. We stay in two...
  10. Amy

    All Roads Lead to Pisy -- Week in Burgundy

    Summer 2006 - Amy and Larry spend a week in a vacation rental in Burgundy during the summer, eating good food and visiting towns in the area to see what there is to see. Why Burgundy? My husband and I spent a long honeymoon driving around France the Spring of 1990. We had Frommer's France, the...
  11. Amy

    Croissant Run 2006 - A Return to Paris

    Summer 2006. A week in Paris, spread out to bracket a week in Burgundy. This was our fifth visit to Paris, and certainly not our last. The week in Burgundy is in a separate trip report. Still At My Desk Many years ago, I landed in Paris while on my way to Turkey. Three days in Paris gave me...
  12. Amy

    Paris with the Boys - Taking Teens to Paris

    April 2007 - Amy and her husband spend a week in Paris with their teen boys. Back to Paris, Teens Included I often tell my eldest son Dan that he really was in Paris once. I was newly pregnant, and tagged along with my husband Larry on a business trip to Paris. The morning sickness, dietary...
  13. Alexander Ulyanovsk

    From Russia around Europe

    So, let me start the story about my travel to Europe by car Toyota Corolla in October 2017. Before setting off I read many reports of car tourists to understand what I should be ready for. Thanks to them! Especially I would like to highlight work of a traveler Mari Zaychik in Youtube channel...
  14. C

    10 days in Barcelona, Granada and Seville

    Trip Description: Spring 2003. 10 days in Barcelona, Granada and Seville. Background I took a whirlwind trip to Spain in June of 2001 to deliver my 17 year old daughter to a language immersion program in Malaga. We briefly experienced Madrid, Toledo and Seville before depositing her with her...
  15. C

    Leonardo, Leonardo, Leonardo (Or the Good, the Bad, and the Beautiful)

    Trip Description: April 2005. A Quick Trip to London and Paris, followed by Slow Travel in Italy, a week in Florence and a couple of days in Rome, with my sister and daughter. Introduction My daughter Kate had the good fortune to spend the second semester of her junior year in college in...
  16. C

    A Student in Florence

    Trip Description: Spring 2004. I spent 17 days in Florence studying Italian at the Koine school for two weeks and then soaking up the beauty and culture of this fabulous city. This trip report has been edited from my blog. Background Warning: This trip report is long as it was originally...
  17. Shannon

    Three Weeks in Spain

    Trip Description: Spring 2004. Shannon & Connie, daughter and mother, see six cities in Spain for tapas and touring. Here we go... My mother and I decided to go to Spain together in the Fall of 2002. We got lots of advice on where to go on the Slowtalk message board, and made a rough plan...
  18. Shannon

    10 Days in Sicily

    Trip Description: In Fall 2000 I went to Sicily by myself and it was an intense experience. Sicily is a land of extremes; from beautiful seaside villages to rolling hills filled with vineyards and Greek ruins to medieval cities cut into the sides of mountains to truly bizarre, Blade Runner...
  19. Shannon

    The Virgin Voyage - 1998

    Trip Description: In the Fall of 1998, two Italy-virgins venture into heaven and come back changed. Getting There There is nothing like that first trip to Italy. The virgin’s trip is imprinted in the mind more than all the trips to follow, combined. It’s a beautiful feeling, that discovery...
  20. phirhon

    Nine Weeks in Country, France, 2012

    Trip Description: Highlights of a nine week trip, from 24 March to 26 May 2012, in nine different regions of France. Introduction This was our fourth trip to France and a chance to visit some new areas. We had hoped to spend a few days in Paris at the end, but family committments prevented...
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