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  1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. BryanS

    Official: Venice to start fees for day-trips

    National news outlets have confirmed this is to start in 2019, average fees 10 euro. Ansa.it
  4. Kathy (Trekcapri)

    Photo Hunt 2018 No. 9 - Memorable Restaurant Experience

    This week’s Photo Hunt No. 9 (We ek of March 4, 2018) – Memorable Restaurant Experience (ie., meal, bar, drink, sitting area, terrace, view, encounter, etc) A Photo Hunt 2018 category is available on the Media Gallery. Lovely photos of one my favorite drinks, other than a glass of fine...
  5. Photo Hunt 2018 No. 9 - Memorable Restaraunt Experience

    Photo Hunt 2018 No. 9 - Memorable Restaraunt Experience

    Favorite restaurant in Venice Italy. Shrimp Scampi was delicious.
  6. Kathy (Trekcapri)

    Photo Hunt 2018 No. 7 - Black & White

    This week’s Photo Hunt No. No. 7 (Week of February 18, 2018) – Black & White A Photo Hunt 2018 category is available on the Media Gallery. The color red is one of my favorites because it can highlight subjects in the frame. I enjoyed seeing all the reds being highlighted in everyone’s...
  7. Photo Hunt 2018 No. 7 - Black & White

    Photo Hunt 2018 No. 7 - Black & White

    Venice, Italy is a beautiful city even in Black & White
  8. Kathy (Trekcapri)

    Photo Hunt 2018 No. 6 - Something Red

    This week’s Photo Hunt No. 6 (Week of February 11, 2018) – Something Red A Photo Hunt 2018 category is available on the Media Gallery. I totally enjoyed everyone’s “looking in” photos. It’s fun being curious while we travel and it’s also fun when we end up being the subject of curiosity...
  9. Photo Hunt 2018 No. 6 - Something Red

    Photo Hunt 2018 No. 6 - Something Red

    This cool looking tree made up of red peppers caught my eye as I browsed through the Rialto Market in Venice.
  10. Shannon

    Venice Venice Sestieri

    This is a guide for visitors who plan to rent apartments in Venice. It points out what neighborhoods are like in terms of people and life and food shopping rather than major sights (though I have pointed some of those out too.) There are unique features in each location, and hopefully these...
  11. Stef

    Italy Expat Memoir

    Hi I thought that some of you might be interested in my Italy expat memoir, Living in Italy: the Real Deal. It is about me and my husbands hilarious and horrendous adventures while moving to Italy to start a bed and breakfast. It is on sale for 1$ for a few days. Check it out if you want...
  12. Mac1947

    Dream Vacation 2

    Italy 2017, the odyssey We’re down to less than five weeks before we (us playful “otters”-- wife and I) leave for Roma. Now, if anyone will be in the same areas we will be on during our odyssey we’ll try for a GTG (get together). The past two months have been a blur with “where do we really...
  13. Piazza San Marco, Venezia

    Piazza San Marco, Venezia

    Waiting for the first customer of the day.
  14. Kathy (Trekcapri)

    Photo Hunt No. 14 - Funny

    This week’s Photo Hunt No. 14 (Week of June 4) – Funny A Photo Hunt 2017 category is available on the Media Gallery. It was very moving to see the memorials in everyone’s photos this past week. I think it is so important to remember and not forget. My thoughts go out to the victims and the...
  15. G

    Public Transportation Milan Malpensa Airport to Venice

    One of the most common questions raised in travel forums is how to travel from Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) to Venice quickly and cheaply. This posting addresses this issue. Since there is no direct transportation, I break the journey into its two constituent parts: MXP Airport to Milano...
  16. KItty Martin

    Anyone addicted to Italy??

    Hi I'm Kitty, just joined this group., I'm a writer from Los Angeles and I'd like to connect with you Italy lovers to learn more about the places you've been and find out what you discovered beyond the usual tourist stuff. I'm launching a blog this month about cool things to do in Italy. I go...
  17. Kathy (Trekcapri)

    Photo Hunt No. 8 - Flower(s)

    This week’s Photo Hunt No. 8 (Week of April 23): Flower(s) There is a Photo Hunt 2017 category on the Media Gallery in case you want to put your photos in the media gallery first and then insert from there using the camera icon above the text box, into your post. I love the lines, angles...
  18. Photo Hunt 2017 - Photo Hunt No. 8 - Flower (s)

    Photo Hunt 2017 - Photo Hunt No. 8 - Flower (s)

    Flower on Gondola in Venice, Italy (2005)
  19. Doru

    Doru's Italian Notebook - Summer 2002 (Lakes, Venice, Tuscany, Milan)

    By Doru from Toronto, Canada, Summer 2002. Doru & Josette on a three week adventure in the Italian Lakes, Venice, Tuscany, and Milan. Preface and Departure Sometime in December 2001, with the spring 2002 trip to Spain all planned out and committed, I became antsy again. It was a funny kind of...
  20. Gina2178

    Murano Glass Factory Recommendations? Burano Lace?

    Background: My husband, mother-in-law (MIL), two daughters (9, 11), and myself are venturing to Italy for 14 days in June. It's my MIL and our girls first trip to Italy. I've been to Venice twice in recent years but have never visited the islands. Since we haven't been AND my MIL is an artisan...
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