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SlowTrav List of SlowTrav Trip Reports 2000 - 2014

List of Trip Reports published on SlowTrav 2000 - 2014. With author's permission trip reports are republished on the Slow Europe Travel Forums. Reports that have been moved are marked * and linked to new location. Note that currently I am moving Europe trip reports. Other countries will be moved later.
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List of Trip Reports​

2114: A Few Days Around Conwy, Northeast Wales (moved)
We spent a few days in May exploring the area around Conwy with ruined castles, stately homes, churches and the delightful Brynbella Gardens.
2014United KingdomEleanor
2113: Sauntering through Suffolk
We spent five days around Stowmarket, Suffolk in March, visiting some of its glorious churches.
2014United KingdomEleanor
2109: Spring in Country France (moved)
28 March to 8 June 2014 - ten weeks traveling by car in rural France.
2108: Caledonia – the Old, the Rugged, the Brave, the Beautiful (moved)
September, 2014 - Terry and her husband spend time exploring Edinburgh, the Highlands and some other areas of Scotland.
2014United Kingdomteaberry
2101: Two Weeks in the Val d'Orcia (moved)
April-May 2014. Two weeks staying in Montepulciano, with numerous day trips around this most beautiful region of Tuscany.
2099: A Wonderful Three Days in the Cotswolds
Late May Driving Tour
2014United KingdomJMW BHM
2098: Home in Rome (moved)
Our eighth visit to Rome armed with a list of things we still haven't seen!
2097: Spring in Italy and France
Two different walking tours, one in France, one in Puglia Italy with additional time in Rome, Sicily and Perugia.
2014France, ItalyLinda Hagstrom
2094: A Wonderful Four Days in Rome and One Day in Florence
Family of three adults spends five days in Rome, including a day trip to Florence, visiting the highlights.
2014ItalyJMW BHM
2107: 10 Days in Paris
September 24, 2013 to October 4, 2013 in beautiful Paris, three adults tour the city enjoying many a pastry and a museum along the way.
2096: Babymoon in London
June 8, 2013-June 15, 2013. Married couple Becky and Matt go to London for a pre-baby trip. Day trips include Liverpool (for a tour of Anfield Stadium) and York.
2013United Kingdomlesrosiers
2093: Peru - Tryst with the Incas
Oscar and Letha spend just over 10 days visiting Peru, the Sacred Valley, the Amazon, and time in Lima at the end of December 2013.
2013South AmericaLetha
2092: France from Cold Seas to the Warm Seas
June 18 - July 20 2013, a family trip to France with time spent in Normandy, the Dordogne and Bandol, among other locations.
2088: Scotland the Brave (moved)
We spent ten days in September exploring the area between Aberdeen and Inverness, visiting ruined castles, stately homes and gardens, as well as Pictish crosses and prehistoric...
2013United KingdomEleanor
2087: WW II, Castles, and London
Highlights of Keith's trip to England, including visits to London, Bath and Highclere Castle, featured in Downton Abbey.
2013United KingdomKeithfromVA
2084: Beautiful Italy
From 11 September 2013 to 1 October 2013 my sister and I spent time in Venice, the Dolomites, the Veneto (Verona, Bassano del Grappa and Asolo), and Lake Como, seeing the sites...
2082: Exploring the Veneto
Twelve days of exploring the villages, villas and vineyards around the Veneto, including a side trip to Slovenia and ending in Venice.
2013Italy, SloveniaD Tapp
2077: Dawdling Through the Dordogne (moved)
We spent a week exploring the Dordogne in May from a base near Sarlat-la-Canéda.
2076: Montferrier and the Midi-Pyrenees (moved)
We spent a cold and rather wet week based at Montferrier in May, visiting parts of Aude, Ariège and as far west as Haute Garonne.
2075: Spain - Navarra and the Area Around Lerate (moved)
We spent a cold and damp five days in Navarra in May, exploring the area around Lerate visiting small towns and churches.
2074: Spain - Cantabria and the Picos de Europa (moved)
We spent four nights in Picos de Europa in May 2013 based around the small town of Potes.
2073: Germany--Old Friends and Relatives
Highlights of a trip to Berlin, Dresden, Rugen, Wittenberg and Quedlinberg along with some friend and family reunions.
2072: Delightful Week in Tuscany (Minus Clothes!) (moved)
May 27-June 2, 2013, a visit to Tuscany, Italy, lodging in Montepulciano and visiting the surrounding hill towns.
2013ItalyVictoria L. Herring
2071: Southern Germany
We spent 12 days in September visiting the Lake Constance area and Munich using a house exchange, visiting some castles, wonderful towns and enjoying some great meals.
2013GermanyD Tapp
2069: Return to Italy: A Travel Journal
June 4-20, 2013, the wayfaring journals of a single woman returning to Italy for the third time.
2068: Going for the Gold in France. Part 3: Dawdling in the Dordogne
In the final week of our 50th anniversary trip to France, we slowed down for a leisurely savoring of the scenes and flavors of the beautiful countryside and villages of the...
2066: Going for the Gold in France. Part 2: On the Northern Road
For the second week of our June 2013 golden anniversary trip we explored points north and west of Paris, mostly in Picardy and Brittany. We finished this week with a stop in...
2065: Return to Rome (moved)
June 20th - July 4th, our 7th trip to the Eternal City and still we sight see, enjoy delicious meals, and have a day trip to Florence.
2064: "Speak of the North..." Northumberland and the Borders (moved)
Trip report of five days in June spent exploring Northumberland and the Scottish Borders from a base at Berwick upon Tweed.
2013United KingdomEleanor
2063: Munich and the Dolomites (moved)
Four days in Munich, Germany and a week in Castelrotto, Italy, in the Dolomites, in July, hiking and enjoying the local ambiance. Heaven.
2013Italy, Germanyteaberry
2060: Going for the Gold in France. Part 1: Meandering around Montparnasse
Celebrating our golden wedding anniversary with a trip to France (June 2013). In Part 1 we spend a week in Paris.
2059: Our Marauding Big Island Adventure
A family of four spend time traveling about the big island, visiting beaches, rain forests and volcanoes along the way, with plenty of hiking.
2013North Americalasereyes
2056: Family Trip to London and Ireland
In June, ouur family of five travels to London for six days and Ireland for eight days.
2013United Kingdom, IrelandL. AnnMarie
2055: Spring in the Italian Riviera di Ponente
May 9th to May 15th 2013--reunions, wine, food and hiking in the Italian Riviera di Ponente
2013France, ItalyLetha
2054: Tips for Florence (moved)
Rather than doing a conventional trip report, Pokey shares a few places she went shopping, eating, strolling and various other observations while in Florence, April 27-May...
2053: A Nostalgic Return to North Wales
Four days spent revisiting old haunts in Gwynedd.
2013United KingdomEleanor
2051: Venice Spring 2013 (moved)
Ruth and Martin spend three weeks living in Venice, enjoying the sights and sounds of the canal, doing a little shopping, visiting with friends and dining at some fabulous restaurants....
2048: The Beautiful Turks and Caicos
My son Dave and his family and I spent a week enjoying sun, sand, water and snorkeling on the Turks and Caicos.
2013CaribbeanLinda Hagstrom
2043: Northumberland in the Snow in January
Eleanor And Michael won three nights dinner bed and breakfast in Northumberland. This is the review of what they did.
2013United KingdomEleanor
2062: Wales & Ireland
Highlights of a trip to Wales and Ireland in the summer of 2012, with emphasis on Edwardian castles and ring forts.
2012United Kingdom, IrelandD Tapp
2047: A Week in Paris - September 2012
Dick, his wife and grown daughter rented an apartment and spend a week seeing the sights and enjoying some fabulous food and wine in Paris, September 2012.
2012FranceDick H
2042: Early Summer in the Western Cape, South Africa
Driving around Cape Town, the Cape Peninsula, the Winelands and the 'Whale Watching' coast in November 2012
2041: Driving the Great Mississippi River Road
We drove from New Mexico to Hannibal, Missouri where we picked up the Great Mississippi River Road and drove it south to New Orleans and beyond. We put a little over 4900 miles...
2012North AmericaBJinNM
2040: Paris au Ralenti (Paris in Slow Motion)(moved)
Three weeks in the Lower Marais, living la vie parisienne.
2039: Ten Days in Great Britain: London and the Cotswolds (moved)
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.
2012United Kingdomteaberry
2038: Peru with Kids
A quick overview of the country visiting Lima, Sacred Valley, and Ocucaje Desert during the fall of 2012.
2012South Americaktp
2033: Alpine Journey 2012
Sept.4 -Oct.7, 2012 Exploring Alpine regions of Austria & Slovenia, with stops in Munich and Venice.
2012Italy, Austria, Germany, SloveniaSL Jones
2031: France 2012 Part 3 - The Haute-Loire (moved)
A week spent exploring the Haute-Loire Region of the Auvergne.
2030: France 2012 Part 2 - The Cantal and Aveyron (moved)
A week based near the tiny settlement of Cassaniouze in the Canal region of the Auvergne and covering parts of Aveyron.
2029: France 2012 Part 1 - The Loire Valley (moved)
A week based near Loches exploring the Loire Valley, its châteaux, churches and small villages.
2028: Two Travellers on Corsica (moved)
Two of us, Liz & Doug Phillips, enjoyed eleven days traveling around Corsica and three days in Nice. We flew from Montreal to Nice on Sunday September 30 2012 and returned on...
2012FranceDoug Phillips
2027: September in Sardinia
We spent the month of September exploring multiple areas of Sardinia via mass transit and walking.
2012Italy, SwitzerlandMarian McCain
2026: England Again!
11 September, 2012 - 4 October 2012 highlights of an early autumn in London, the Cotswolds and York.
2012United KingdomSharonov
2025: Airplanes, Roses, Poppies, Caves, Bridges and Paradise
A 32 day trip to Paris, Loire, Dordogne, Millau, Bonnieux and Bandol
2023: Two Weeks in the Cotswolds and London
We spent a week in the Cotswolds visiting the various towns, hiking/walking and basically touring using mass transportation. Then another week in London, seeing the sites and...
2012United KingdomDeva
2022: Nine Weeks in Country, France (moved)
Highlights of a nine week trip, from 24 March to 26 May, in nine different regions of France.
2018: Southern Ireland with Mom (moved)
Nicki and her mom tour through southern Ireland, ending in Dublin visiting castles, churches, natural wonders and even kayaking from June 10 - 21, 2012.
2015: Alpine Adventures and Other Travels in the Rhone, Rhin and Rhön
Our family of five traveled from Munich to the Swiss Alps, to Valle D'Aosta (Italian Alps), to Annecy, France (Rhone-Alpes), to Alsace (Haut Rhin) and then finally to Fulda,...
2012France, Italy, Germany, Switzerlandwendy lynn
2014: Camino de Santiago
In June 2012 my family and I walked the last 160kms of the Camino Francés to Santiago de Compostela.
2012SpainMaria A
2012: Five Days in Malta (moved)
We spent five days on Malta in May 2012 hitting the main spots after a week on Gozo.
2012Other CountriesEleanor
2011: Gozo, Calypso’s Isle (moved)
Eleanor and Michael spend a week touring about Gozo in May 2012
2012Other CountriesEleanor
2007: Rambling through Southern Andalucia
Late February, early March 2012 for three weeks in Barcelona, then down to Andalucia in the company of American friends for a 10 day car trip.
2005: Naples & Sicily: Warmly Welcomes Travelers
May/June 2012 - This year’s adventure started for us in Ischia and ended in Palermo, with Naples and a nice slice of Sicily in between. It included monumental architecture,...
2001: My Non Vacation in Antigua
From May 6 - 13, 2012 we spent a week at a resort in St. Phillips, Antigua, hoping for a relaxing beach vacation. What we got, well ...
2000: New Orleans Getaway
May 2012. Hubby and I returned to New Orleans for our 9th anniversary. Having spent our honeymoon and 1st anniversary, we were thrilled to be back.
2012North AmericaCasole
1997: Farm Stay in Tuscany - Tenuta di Spannocchia
From 4/12/12-4/27/12, our family of five stayed in a farmhouse on a working organic farm in Tuscany. We spent many days touring nearby cities and villages including Florence,...
1993: Tunisia - the South and the Desert (moved)
We spent a month in Tunisia in March and April doing a loop beginning in the north and taking us down to the desert. This report covers our time in the south and the desert....
2012Africa, Other CountriesEleanor
1992: Tunisia - the North and The Roman Sites of North Tunisia (moved)
We spent a month in Tunisia in March and April 2012 doing a loop beginning in the north and taking us down to the desert. This report describes our stay in the north and the...
2012Africa, Other CountriesEleanor
2032: Quickie NYC Trip Including the Jewels of La Liz
A quick trip (less than 36 hours on the ground) in order to see the jewels of Liz Taylor.
2011North Americawoodstock
2017: Slovenia, Bosnia, Croatia September 2011
Almost two weeks spent traveling through Slovenia, Bosnia, Croatia in September 2011.
2011Croatia, Slovenia, Other CountriesChristy319
2013: Two Splendid Weeks in Northern Italy
From September 29 - October 12, 2011 we spent two weeks visiting Rome, Asolo, Cormons and Venice, eating a lot of delicious food, drinking some good wine and grappa!
2008: Peru - Land of the Incas
I travelled solo to Peru. The 17 day trip covered: Lima, Cusco, Aguas Calientes / Machu Picchu, the Sacred Valley / Ollantaytambo; Paracas, with return to Lima during the early...
2011South AmericaPaula G. Cullison
1982: Megaliths, Parish Closes and Cider - Part 3 Northern Finistère (moved)
This is the third of three trip reports covering a three week holiday in Brittany in September 2011. We spent a week based in St-Thégonnec for the Parish Closes. We also spent...
1981: Megaliths, Parish Closes and Cider - Part 2 Morbihan (moved)
This is the second of three trip reports covering a three week holiday in Brittany in September 2011. We spent a week based in Plumelec which was close to the megalithic sites...
1980: Megaliths, Parish Closes and Cider - Part 1 Southern Finistère (moved)
This is the first of three trip reports covering a three week holiday in Brittany in September 2011. We spent a week based in Guengat, near Quimper. This gave us access to some...
1979: Egypt and Jordan
Highlights of a trip to Egypt and Jordan December 15-30, 2011.
2011Africa, Middle EastJane
1975: Prowling Around the Lot Valley
Highlights of our week spent day tripping in the Lot Valley with Cahors as a base, during September 2011.
2011Franceanne moore
1970: Three Travellers in the Costa del Sol, Barcelona and Paris (moved)
Three of us, (husband, wife, adult daughter) enjoyed eight days in the Costa del Sol, four days in Barcelona, followed by a week in Paris in October 2011. We had a great time....
2011France, SpainDoug Phillips
1969: Five Wonderful Weeks in Northern Spain (moved)
August 30 - October 4 Caplanco and "M" traveled the northern route through Spain from Galicia to Barcelona, ending with two nights in Madrid, enjoying some great food, art,...
1968: A Month in Venice
When asked what I wanted for my 65th birthday, my answer was a trip back to Europe. After a discussion on the Italy forum, I decided to spend the entire month of October in...
1963: Through Extremadura, on to Madrid, into Cordoba
Kathy spends five weeks in February/March 2011 touring Spain with different friends, starting in Barcelona, then through Extremadura, on to Madrid followed by almost a week...
1962: Poland and the Baltics--Finding Roots
August/September, 2011--We visited Poland and the Baltic Countries, ending in St.Petersburg. Bob's maternal side is Polish, paternal Lithuanian, and he had always wanted to...
2011Estonia, Russia, Other CountriesSharonov
1960: Walking in the Dubrovnik Area with Ramblers
April 10-18 2011. I spent a week walking in and around Dubrovnik, Croatia with Ramblers and also an evening in Paris.
2011Croatia, FranceLinda Hagstrom
1958: Friends and Family: Two Weeks in London and Northern Ireland
Two weeks in September 2011, staying with friends for a week outside of London and touring the city and surrounding area, followed by a week touring about Northern Ireland and...
2011United KingdomMischievous
1954: A Weekend in Albi
Visiting a few sites during a sunny weekend in Albi in September.
2011FranceVeronica in France
1953: Vancouver/Vancouver Island/Seattle July/August 2011
Panda, her husband and daughter spend almost two weeks visiting Vancouver, Vancouver Island and Seattle from 27 July - 8 August 2011.
2011North AmericaPanda
1952: Hop Scotching England South to North to South
5-13 September, 2011 - visiting friends in England, with stops in Oxford, Farelton, Edinburgh, Petersfield, Chichester, Winchester and Stonehenge.
2011United KingdomJeff H
1948: Treasures of the Balkans and Transylvania
In August 2011, two gentleman spend almost weeks on a Cosmo Tour visiting Hungary, Romania, Bulgaria and Serbia.
2011Other Countriese3brown
1947: The Dordogne
June 11 - July 1, 2011 Our trip to La Dordogne and surrounding French Departments, canoeing, visiting prehistoric caves, small villages, and eating some delicious meals.
1944: New York City on $550 a Day for Two
June 20 -24 2011 My husband and I had a wonderful time in New York City. We averaged $550 a day for the two of us, including hotel, meals, shows and other activities.
2011North AmericaPaula G. Cullison
1939: Chateaux, Rillettes, Sunflowers, Mistral and Tour de France Triumphal Finish
Anastasia spends a month in France visiting the Loire Valley, the Dordogne, and Bandol with her husband and a seven year-old son. Stops in Brantome, Arles and two nights in...
1936: Our Month in Italy - Spring 2011
Martin and I spend a month in Venice, preceded by a couple of nights in Rome. We have various visitors during our time, and enjoy some fantastic (and not so fantastic meals)....
1933: Le Marche & Umbria: Three Women, Truffle Dogs and an Uncooperative GPS (moved)
April 28-May 13, 2011. Another adventure with Colleenk! We visit Le Marche, Ascoli Piceno and a few hill towns in Umbria.
1932: Ladakh Takes Your Breath Away (moved)
Trip report for 12 days spent in Ladakh, North West India
1930: Three Old Ladies in Rome
My friend's first trip to Italy. We had already spent a lot of time on the Amalfi Coast before arriving in Rome. Destinations
1925: Amalfi Coast, Three Old Ladies...
May 2011 Amalfi Coast highlights: Praiano, Positano, Ravello plus Sorrento, Naples
1924: Another Attempt at La Dolce Vita!
5/25/2011 thru 6/8/2011, two weeks spending a few days in Rome, Siena (with a day trip to Montalcino and Montepulciano), Florence, Pordenone, Venice.
1922: Coasting Through Ireland on Pints of Cider
This was an 18 day trip with me and my friend Vicki. We stayed in seven different places around the coast of Northern Ireland and Ireland.
2011United Kingdom, IrelandGreen Dragon
1920: Rome, Tuscany, Venice & Amalfi for Beginners (moved)
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....
1918: Navigating in Tuscany and Liguria
Bob, his wife and another couple spend time driving through Liguria and spend almost a week in Montepulciano exploring southern Tuscany.
1914: Riviera Maya for Grandkids
In April 2011 I took my 9-year-old grandson to a deluxe resort in Riviera Maya.
2011North Americacarolstig
1912: Spring Time in Croatia
April 28th 2011 to May 10th 2011, a couple spend time traveling through the the Balkans -- Croatia, Bosnia and Montenegro.
1911: Travels in Sicily and Southern Italy
In the spring of 2011, I spent a week in Sicily visiting Trapani, Palermo and Catania, and a week in southern Italy, including the fascinating city of Matera, home of the 'sassi',...
2011ItalyLinda Hagstrom
1908: Two Weeks Walking on Malta and Gozo
In March of 2011, I spent two weeks walking with groups from HF Holidays. The first week we walked on Malta and the second week on Gozo.
2011Other CountriesLinda Hagstrom
1905: Firenze, Cinque Terre, and Tuscany Hill Towns
April 6-20, 2011, highlights a 10th Anniversary Trip to central Italy, using budget accommodations and focusing on fun activities, good food and beautiful scenery.
1904: Slow Boat to Sicily
Feb 20th to March 30th, 2011. A five-week journey all around Sicily by public transport with an emphasis on beautiful places and walking.
2011ItalyMarian McCain
1900: Costa Rica 2011
A family travels to Costa Rica experiencing three different areas, the rain forest, near a volcano, the beach and life along a river at an eco-lodge.
2011Other CountriesRoddy
1899: San Diego or Bust
Jeannette spends four days in San Diego escaping the cold of the mid-Atlantic states and visits La Jolla, the beach, the zoo, and does some whale watching, among other things!...
2011North Americaj3dnight
1898: Sun Valley, ID
Highlights of a ski trip to Sun Valley, ID, February 2011.
2011North AmericaChristy319
1896: Two Travellers on Maui, January 25 - Feb 5, 2011
We received an unexpected invitation to visit a friend living on Maui - and off we went, making new friends, meeting up with relatives, touring the island and having a great...
2011North AmericaDoug Phillips
2019: Mom & 2 Daughters: Dream Trip to Italy
April 26 to May 11, 2010. Mom, and two daughters , Carol & Linda, take a Slow Travel dream trip to Italy. Four days in Rome, one week in Firenze/Tuscany and two days in Pisa....
1988: Yes, Zig Has Written About our Bavaria Trip! (moved)
Spring of 2010, Zig and Georgia travel to Zurich, Maria Laach, Oberammergau for a Passion play, Salzburg, Vienna, Munich and more!
2010Austria, Germany, SwitzerlandZig and Georgia
1946: Seven Days in Western Ireland
October 10-16, 2010 seven days driving around Western Ireland, staying in B&Bs.
1931: Venice, Emilia-Romagna and Piemonte - Foodie Heaven!
My husband and I traveled with my in-laws on a 10-day tour of Northern Italy.
1902: A Quick Scamper Round Nova Scotia
Trip report of a short holiday visiting Louisbourg, Cape Breton Island and the Eastern Shore.
2010North AmericaEleanor
1901: A Month on the Rock
Trip report of a month spent in Newfoundland and Labrador in September 2010
2010North AmericaEleanor
1897: Hiking the Hadrians' Wall Trail (moved)
Alpinista spends a week hiking the Hadrian's Wall trail in July 2010.
2010United Kingdomalpinista
1892: Nine Weeks in France and Italy (moved)
September 11 to November 13. One week in Paris followed by a week in Briancon, two weeks in Italy and another five weeks in France.
2010France, Italyphirhon
1891: Umbria and Rome Trip Report - October, 2010
October 14 - October 28, 2010 - Chris and Deb Visit Umbria and Rome!
1882: Two Old Coots in the Dordogne
My husband and I spent two weeks in Sarlat, visiting many of the pertinent attractions and falling in love with the whole area. We also had a couple of days in Paris and managed...
1881: Horseback Riding in Las Alpujarras, Andalucia, Spain
Horseback riding in Las Alpujarras, Andalucia, Spain, October 9-16, 2010
1878: A Weekend in Paris
A short weekend in Paris, staying in Montmartre.
1877: De retour à Paris; Doru's 2010 Journal (moved)
A return to Paris, living "la vie parisienne" like the Parisians do...
1876: Sisters Visit Paris (moved)
Highlights of two sisters as they visit Paris and take a night train to Venice, September 23, 2010 - September 27, 2010.
2010FranceSharon J
1870: Three Weeks in Tuscany
Sept. 6-27, 2010 Highlights, including some great restaurant recommendations for two weeks in Florence and one Week in the Tuscan hill country basing in Montepulciano.
2010ItalyM Johnson
1863: Seven Travellers in the Dordogne, the Loire Valley and La Rochelle (moved)
September 2-22, 2010, Montreal-Bordeaux and return. Seven people, one vehicle, two weeks in the Dordogne, three days in the Loire Valley and a final day in the seaport of La...
2010FranceDoug Phillips
1859: A Country Stroll in New York City
Highlights of a second Governors Island Brats Reunion at a Rural Haven in the Heart of New York Harbor June, 2010. Interesting observations regarding the refurbishing of the...
2010North AmericaJeff H
1857: Seeking Italian Roots
The Ferrios spend some time visiting Florence and Cinque Terre before seeking their Italian heritage in Piedmont.
1855: Beartooth Corridor and Yellowstone National Park
During July, 2010, we visited the Top of the World, and Nature's Playground.
2010North Americateaberry
1843: Chilling in the Aeolian Islands
Two weeks on Panarea and Malfa in the Aeolian Islands.
1842: Let’s Go Someplace Like Bolivia...
Trip report of three weeks in South America in April 2010, starting in San Pedro de Atacama and into Bolivia.
2010South AmericaEleanor
1840: Turkish Gulet Trip Along Lycian Coast
Trip on wooden Turkish gulet (motor-sailer) along Lycian coast
1839: Brussels and our Family Tour de France: Foie Gras, Lavender and French Riviera
Meeting with family in Brussels and then a Tour de France in reverse direction from Paris to Chenonceau, to Carsac-Aillac in Dordogne, to Roussillon in Provence and Antibes...
2010France, BelgiumAnastasia
1834: Northern Umbria and Southern Tuscany Trip Report
16 day trip to Italy, from May 13 to 30, 2010, sightseeing and enjoying the food and wine of Umbria, Tuscany and Rome.
1829: France: Paris & Provence - May 30 - June 17, 2010
May 30 - June 17, 2010, Mike and Karen spend a few days in Paris followed by a week in a vacation rental in Roussillon, finishing up with some time in St. Remy.
1826: European Road Trip - Six Weeks Looking for the Sunshine
April 28th to June 9th. Driving through France, Germany and Austria. Staying mostly in B&B's, some which we found along the way. We had a budget of $200 a day. Read on to...
2010France, Austria, Germanydgassa
1825: A Brief Trip to Boston
Where to go for a five-day weekend? For me, what better place than Boston! I stayed with a good friend from SlowTravel, and met up with even more SlowTravel friends while there....
2010North Americateaberry
1820: Seven Wonderful Nights in Venice
This was a seven-night solo trip to Venice - May 31st through 7 June 2010.
2010ItalyMonica Pileggi
1816: Basque Coast and Burgos
A week in June, traveling along the Basque coast between San Sebastian and Bilbao, and then inland to Burgos (Castilla y León).
1815: San Juan, Puerto Rico with Cathy and Katelyn
Katelyn, Cathy and I spent three wonderful days enjoying San Juan.
2010North AmericaLinda Hagstrom
1814: Forty Two Hours in Prince Edward County or A Wine Tour of Loyalist Ontario
May 28-30, 2010 - an anniversary weekend in Prince Edward County, based in Picton, Ontario. Great weather, excellent food and wine, beautiful scenery and a ferry crossing....
2010North AmericaDoug Phillips
1811: A Pleasant Week in Southern Cyprus
Relaxing in Cyprus while staying in an RCI timeshare, May 2-8, 2010
2010TurkeyHanan and Sara Sher
1808: Our Peru and Ecuador Adventures
We spent three and a half weeks in South America exploring the Lima area, Machu Picchu, the Quito area and the Galapagos Islands.
2010South AmericaBJinNM
1803: Italy Whirlwind April 2010
The vacation took place April 9th-26th, 2010. Just my husband (26 at the time) and me (27). Trying to get in at least one large trip before we start a family!
1798: Spring Break '10: Family Trip to Disneyland and San Francisco
March 26-April 4, 2010 -- Family trip to Disneyland, Camarillo and San Francisco
2010North AmericaAmarena
1793: My Barcelona Adventure
Sightseeing trip to Barcelona, March 9-18, 2010.
1789: Spring Break in Central Texas
A family visit by five of us including Doug & Liz Phillips, two of our adult children, Kelly Condron & Brad Phillips, and our 22-month old grandson Liam Condron to Cedar Park...
2010North AmericaDoug Phillips
1927: Orvieto for the Rome Wrecked and Lost
My travel companion and I parted for a day to escape Rome's chaos and too much togetherness. I discovered Orvieto.
1821: First Trip to Italy
Jeff and his brother "Alex" travel to Rome, Orvieto, Naples and Capri from 4/21/09 - 5/5/09, even doing some "couch-surfing" along the way.
2009ItalyJeff M
1792: Tempus Fugit - A Return to Bucharest, 48 years later... (moved)
September 12-27, 2009; October 4-9, 2009. A return to our city of birth during the 2009 George Enescu Festival: roots, memories, friends, music.
2009Other CountriesDoru
1791: Delhi and Rajasthan
Trip report of ten days spent in Delhi and the non tourist areas of Rajasthan.
1790: Bhutan - Land of the Dragon (moved)
A report of a magical three weeks spent traveling through Bhutan in October/November 2009.
2009Other CountriesEleanor
1786: Italy in Eight Days
Engred, her husband and in-laws spend just over a week in Florence, Tuscany and Rome, September 2009.
1775: Cruising to Hawaii on NCL - POSTCARD
My experiences while cruising Hawaii with Norwegian Cruise Lines Pride of America.
2009North AmericaDebbie from Phoenix
1774: Four Days in Salzburg
Australian mum and two kids spend four days in Salzburg from 3 - 7 October 2009
1770: Five Days in Munich
Mum and two kids in Munich from 28 September to 3 October 2009
1762: The Bucket List Trip
Four of us (Bob, Anne, Rob, & Paula) leave Boston late in the day on Memorial Day for an adventure to London, Southwest England, Normandy, and Northern Italy. Although it will...
2009France, Italy, United KingdomBob from Boston
1759: The Continuing Adventures of Lisa and Marc
June 2009 Trip to Cortona and Florence
1758: Carlsbd Caverns -- Postcard
We went down to Carlsbad, N.M. and Carlsbad Caverns for a weekend in early December, 2009 and had a wonderful time.
2009North AmericaBJinNM
1757: Half a Cake Is Better Than None: Off to Paris
December 4 to 12, 2009. J of "B and J NE" carries on. Apartment rental with cooking.
2009FranceB and J NE
1748: Christmas in London and the Cotswolds
An Official White Christmas: December 18-29, 2009, spent shopping, sight seeing and hiking through London and the Cotswolds.
2009United KingdomTaraF
1739: Six Weeks in Saskatchewan, Alberta and BC where English Tourists Don’t Get to....
Report of a six week trip to Canada - including the parts of Saskatchewan, Alberta and British Columbia the English tourists don’t get to visit from May to July 2009.
2009North AmericaEleanor
1737: Six Days and Nights on Isla Mujeres
Learning to truly relax for six days in the sun: 28 November to 4 December, 2009
2009North AmericaJeff H
1735: Walking in Great Britain: England, Wales and Scotland, 2009
In Sept 2009, I spent almost five weeks in England, Scotland and Wales. Three of the weeks were spent walking.
2009United KingdomLinda Hagstrom
1734: Some Lesser Visited Sites in Toscana
12 September through 10 October, 2009. Living in Montepulciano, driving through Siena and Arezzo provinces as well as visits to Venezia and Campania.
1732: Germany - From the Middle Rhine to the Bavarian Alps
September 30 - October 16, 2009 38th Anniversary trip from St. Goar to Mittenwald, Germany
2009GermanyKathryn J
1729: Family, Food and Wine (Part 2) Abruzzo Re-Re-Visited and Switzerland (moved)
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...
2009Italy, Germany, Switzerlandavvocato
1728: Tomales Bay Weekend
A weekend, October 31, 2009 spent along the northern California coast.
2009North Americagloria
1725: Ten Nights in Florence and Venice
I explore Florence and Venice with my husband and parents during October 11-21, 2009
1724: Navigating Northern Italy -- The Silver for Gold Trip
Bob, his wife, and two friends spend three weeks in Northern Italy to celebrate their 50th Wedding Anniversary.
2009ItalyBob The Navigator
1722: Short Break in Madrid
29 September to 3 October 2009 Seeing a lot in Madrid and one day out for a mountain walk.
1720: POSTCARD: Awaiting Table Cooking School
Week-long cooking course in Lecce, Puglia. September 13-19, 2009
1717: Croatia, The Dalmatian Coast: By Land and By Sea
Linda and her husband spend time on Croatia's Dalmatian Coast, via vacation rentals, hotels and a small boat cruise in September 2009.
2009Italy, CroatiaSL Jones
1713: Dublin & Dingle, Ireland
Caireen and her husband enjoy their time in Dublin & Dingle, sightseeing, hiking and enjoying some good food, and whiskey along the way. 28Aug-4Sep09.
1712: Florence & Lucca September 2009
September 5-19, 2009 -- Brief highlights of a week in Florence and a week in Lucca.
1705: Our Family Trip to Greece
15/06/2009 - 07/07/2009 A trip to Athens, Santorini and Naxos with husband and a five year old child
1704: News Flash!!! Four Canadian Tourists Visit New York City
Four Canadians and their first visit to New York City - arrival on Friday August 28, returning home on Tuesday September 1.
2009North AmericaDoug Phillips
1702: Portugal: Land of Great Navigators, Royalty, Fine Wine, & Culinary Delights
June 19 - June 27, 2009 Paula and her daughter spend about a week in Portugal, seeing the sights, enjoying the food, and getting to know the culture.
2009PortugalPaula G. Cullison
1701: Turkey 2009 (With Stops in Germany and Rhodes on the Way)
The Rhodes spend time in Germany and Greece and then meet up with friends to tour Turkey via bus and boat (aka gulet), spending a month on the road.
2009Germany, Greece, TurkeyThe Rhodes
1696: New York for Three
July 19-24, 2009. My daughter-in-law, granddaughter and I spend five days in the New York City area (two on Long Island and three in the city)
2009North AmericaLinda Hagstrom
1695: The Good, the Bad, and the Wonderful
Diane spends about a week meeting family in Norway and traveling about the country, July 8, 2009-July 14, 2009.
1694: Normandy/Brittany Trip
Overview of our Normandy/Brittany trip from June 13th to the 4th of July, staying at well-priced hotels along the way.
1691: A Journey to Spain
May 31 - June 19, 2009: Paula and her daughter travel through Spain, hitting the highlights and sharing impressions along the way.
2009SpainPaula G. Cullison
1685: "Cinq femmes et moi." Travels in the South of France (moved)
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.
2009FranceDoug Phillips
1684: Four Weeks in Venice
For each of the past five years Ray and Nancy have rented an apartment for a month on the Grand Canal in Venice.
2009ItalyNancy McM
1676: Paris 2009 - The Second Time Around
Husband and wife rent an apartment and spend their days visiting museums, enjoying the gardens and other attractions that Paris has to offer, March 12 - March 23, 2009.
1674: More Brava than Costa: A stay in the Alt Empordà
Highlights of an eight day trip in March 2009 to the Costa Brava of Spain.
2009SpainDennis Switzer
1673: La Corse - L'Ile de Beauté
Two weeks on the west coast of Corsica - February 2009
2009FranceKevin Widrow
1672: Our First Ever Trip to Italy! Roaming in Rome and Climbing in Positano
May 13-26, 2009. My husband and I took our first trip to Italy. It was perfect, thanks to SlowTrav advice. Rome for five nights and Positano for six nights.
1671: Primavera in Italia 09
April 23 2009 through May 5 My wife and I on our fourth trip to Italy, with friends who have never been there.
1670: Two Week Trip to Paris and Provence! May 2009
7-24 May 2009: This is my trip report on my 16-night visit to Paris and Provence with my friend Louisa and her daughter Elizabeth. It was seven years since I had visited Provence....
2009FranceMonica Pileggi
1668: Spain-Catalunya: Dali and Garrotxa
May 10th 2009 to May 15th: Sojourn in Catalunya
2009France, SpainLetha
1667: Great Wall Marathon Tour
Highlights of a trip with four old friends in Beijing and Hong Kong for 10 days 11-21 May 2009.
2009ChinaJeff H
1661: Florence and Emilia Romagna: We Ate, We Cooked, We Drank (and Shopped) (moved)
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!...
1656: Don Quijote's La Mancha to Granada - and Points in Between
Kathy and three friends spend time traveling around Spain, from February 21 to March 9, 2009.
1651: Haiti, a Troubled Beauty
February 2009: a family trip to Haiti.
1647: A Week of Food and Wine in Rome, Italy
Early April foodie and wine trip to Rome.
1641: Two Very Slow Weeks in Seville
Brief homage to the city of Seville and highlights of a trip from March 2-17, 2009.
1636: Wheelchair-Accessible Safari: South Africa's Elephant Coast
2/24 - 3/5 KwaZulu Natal Province safari including Hluhluwe, Bonamanzi, and St. Lucia (with a side trip to uShaka Marine World)
1610: Dispatches From History - Inauguration 2009
January 19-21 "Road trip to change" Casole and her mother go on a group bus ride down to DC to see President Obama's inauguration.
2009North AmericaCasole
1995: Reykjavik and the Golden Circle (moved)
Report of three days spent in and around Reykjavik on the way to East Greenland in early July 2008
2008Other CountriesEleanor
1780: Seven Weeks Across Asia - Part 4, Kyrgyzstan
Trip report of a journey starting in Siberia, through Mongolia, across China and over the mountains into Kyrgyzstan from April to July 2008
2008Asia, Other CountriesEleanor
1779: Seven Weeks Across Asia - Part 3, China from Beijing to Kashgar
Trip report of a journey starting in Siberia, through Mongolia, across China and over the mountains into Kyrgyzstan from April to July 2008
1778: Seven Weeks Across Asia - Part 2, Mongolia
Trip report of a journey starting in Siberia, through Mongolia, across China and over the mountains into Kyrgyzstan from April to July 2008
2008Asia, Other CountriesEleanor
1777: Seven Weeks Across Asia - Part 1, Siberia
Trip report of a journey starting in Siberia, through Mongolia, across China and over the mountains into Kyrgyzstan from April to July 2008
1767: Greenland - Icebergs, Bare Rock and Amazing Scenery (moved)
A report of holidays in West Greenland in 2007 and East Greenland in 2008.
2008Denmark, Other CountriesEleanor
1763: Surf, Sun, Food, and Laughter in San Diego
We hung out in San Diego for four days before the Palm Desert GTG in 2008. It was a short visit but long enough to give us a feel for this lovely, laid back city.
2008North AmericaJDeQ
1754: A Trip to Argentina and Chile
A five week trip round South America starting from Buenos Aires, to Ushuaia, Los Glaciares, Torres del Paine, Chilean Lake District, Atacama Desert finishing in Santiago.
2008South AmericaEleanor
1731: Buona Fortuna in the Polenta Zone
Eleven lucky nights in Bergamo, Venice, Verona, Milan, October 2008
1688: Aeolian Island of Stromboli: More Than Its 5 Star Active Volcano
Tips & descriptions for enjoying not only walking and watching the volcano but also dining, sightseeing, beaches and the feast for your eyes. Hotel & restaurant recommendations...
2008ItalyMargaret Cowan
1679: A Quick Trip to Bella Venezia!
21-24 April 2008. This was a short two-day trip to Venice, my favorite city in Italy!
2008ItalyMonica Pileggi
1659: Spring in Venice 2008
We spend a month in Venice each spring (and another each winter). This chronicles our days and nights during our May-June 2008 trip.
1645: A First Peek at Amsterdam and a Repeat Visit to Paris (do not move)
Summer 2008, Amy and her husband travel first to Amsterdam with their son, where he joins a bike group, they then continue on to Paris for a week of sight-seeing, relaxing and...
2008France, NetherlandsAmy
1638: Six Days in Rome
We ended our 24 day trip in Rome from October 22-October 28, 2008. It was the last of three weeks in Italy to celebrate my husband's 60th birthday and my retirement.
1637: Travel Alone in Rome, Amalfi Coast
Highlights of a trip to Rome, and Praiano on the Amalfi Coast for May 17 through June 2008.
1634: Celebrating 10 Years of Adventures Together with an Adventure in Italy
We returned to Italy from May 13 - June 1st to celebrate our tenth anniversary. While in Italy we fell in love with Piemonte, ate wonderful meals, drank delicious wine, enjoyed...
1619: Five days in Umbria
We spent five days in Umbria staying at an agritourismo and exploring the area.
1617: Visiting Beijing, China December 2008 With Children aged 11 1/2
My husband, eleven year old twin daughters, and I spent a week in Beijing in December 2008.
1616: Embracing Umbria
I spent two weeks traveling around Umbria, staying in Assisi, Bevagna and Perugia before I ended the trip with a few nights in Florence. For mid-September, the weather was surprising...
1615: Less Known Aeolian Island, Filicudi: Unexpected Food & Soul Pleasures
Late May 2008 for three days on less touristed Aeolian island, Filicudi. Unexpectedly excellent hotel, food, peace and companionship and some beautiful walks.
2008ItalyMargaret Cowan
1604: Four Days in Florence
A continuation of a three week trip to Italy to celebrate my husband's 60th birthday and my retirement. We rent an apartment and spend our time exploring the city, visiting...
1603: Exploring Venice for a Week
We stayed in Venice from October 5-October 13, 2008. It was the first of three weeks in Italy to celebrate my husband's 60th birthday and my retirement. During this trip we...
1601: Italy 2008: Abruzzo, Umbria, Then Worries
August-September 2008 Andrew spends time in Umbria and Abruzzo before his mother joins them, and unexpected events occurs. He also spends time in Atlanta and Amsterdam as stopovers...
2008Italy, NetherlandsAndrew
1598: Southern Italy and Sicily by Car
Late October to mid-November, 2008 Highlights of a fast travel driving tour going from Rome to Umbria to Puglia and ending in Sicily.
1597: Italy (Montepulciano/Lucca), October, 2008
Two weeks in Tuscany in October, 2008, mostly in and around Montepulciano, followed by two days in Lucca.
2008ItalyMargie in MA
1596: Autumn Art Sojourn on the Eastern Shore, or Painting while Wall Street Crumbles
September 28 - October 4 2008 Staying in a B&B while enjoying an outdoor painting workshop on the Chesapeake.
2008North AmericaJeannew
1595: Turkey - The Turquoise Coast, Cappadocia and Istanbul, 2008
After spending three weeks walking and sightseeing in the Greek islands (Trip Report 1581), I continued to Turkey and spent a week walking the Turquoise Coast with a group...
2008TurkeyLinda Hagstrom
1593: POSTCARD: Study Italian in Sicily
June 2008 Study Italian in Sicily: This summer I had the opportunity to study in three different cities in Sicily at three different language schools: Babilonia in Taormina;...
1591: Enchanting France
A 17 days trip to Cassis and Paris from August 29 until September 15.
1590: If it's Tuesday, is this Botswana?
For five weeks, from late September to the end of October (2008) my husband and I traveled across southern Africa, from Kruger National Park to Zambia, Botswana, Namibia and...
1584: The Art of Chianti
August 17, 2008 Seeing Tuscany Through Artists' Eyes
1581: Greece - Athens and Islands of the Dodecanese - 2008
From Sept 15 - Oct 22 2008 I traveled in Greece and Turkey. I spent the first three weeks in Greece. Much of that time I was on a walking holiday, "Greek Island Hopping",...
2008GreeceLinda Hagstrom
1574: Istanbul and some Sights of Western Anatolia
Over 17 days in September of 2008 Dennis and his daughter visited Istanbul, the Turquoise Coast, Pamukkale and Selcuk.
2008TurkeyDennis Switzer
1566: We Love Switzerland
Sightseeing and walking through Bernese Oberland and Central Switzerland 8/22/08 - 9/6/08, while taking full advantage of the Swiss trains.
2008SwitzerlandKathryn J
1565: A September Weekend in Toronto
September 19-21 2008. A weekend in Toronto with excellent weather. Activities included a baseball game, a night at the symphony and visits to several restaurants. Downtown...
2008North AmericaDoug Phillips
1560: POSTCARD: Ballooning Above Tuscany
This postcard has been sent ‘air mail’… from the basket of a hot air balloon!
1558: Mexico in August ... What Was I Thinking?!
My family, husband Jamie, sons Reed and Miles, diverted from our usual trips to Italy this summer, and embarked upon an adventure in the jungles of Puerto Vallarta. We had...
2008North AmericaAmarena
1557: Baguettes and Baboons: Two Weeks in Paris
31 July, 2008-16 August, 2008 A husband and wife meander through Paris, cycle through the Fontainebleau forest, and spend an evening at Mont St Michel.
1556: 25th Wedding Anniversary Trip-Sonoma County
8/3/08 to 8/8/08 25th Anniversary Trip to Sonoma Wine Country with some amazing winery visits as well as hiking and shopping.
2008North AmericaCindy Ruth
1555: Train to Louisiana and Then Touring-With Eleven Year Old Girls
July 20 - 29, 2008 Los Angeles to New Orleans by Train & then Louisiana by Car With My 11 Year Old Daughters
2008North AmericaRobyin
1552: Fabulous Færoes
07/07 - 07/17/2008 A friend had rented a house for three weeks. We joined her for 10 days.
1551: Prague, Austria, Bavaria Trip Report
June 30, 2008 - July 14, 2008, a mother and son visit the Czech Republic, Austria, Germany staying in hotels, B&Bs, youth hostels and with friends along the way.
2008Austria, Czech Republic, Germanykriscat
1545: Next stop, Croatia! And a Day Trip to Montenegro... (moved)
Highlights of a trip to Croatia and Montenegro in June 2008.
1542: POSTCARD - Cooking in Cortona
My sister and I were headed to Montisi, in Tuscany, for a week with Gail’s Great Escapes. We were staying in an eight room villa with several other Slow Travel friends, and...
1539: An Unexpected Trip to Paris
March 11 - 16, 2008 The family trip that turned into a solo trip that turned into a guy trip.
1537: Forget the Bubble Wrap - We Need a Bigger Suitcase!
A large family gets a real taste of Italy as they travel from Positano all the way to Piedmont and back to Rome, with varied stops along the way. May 14 - 31, 2008
2008ItalyBob from Boston
1536: Two Week Driving Tour of Ireland
Departed USA May 16, arrived in Dublin May 17. Rented a car and drove a counter-clockwise loop of Ireland, returned to USA May 30.
1532: A Traveller in the Drome (moved)
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...
2008FranceDoug Phillips
1530: Egypt – Private Luxury
Two couples enjoy a private luxury trip of Egypt and Jordan, starting in London from April 25-May 30, 2008.
2008Africa, Middle EastAZEBS
1527: POSTCARD - Visit Myanmar
Quick impressions of a visit to Myanmar in May-June 2008, shortly after the cyclone hit.
2008AsiaBrenda M
1526: Two Delightful Destinations: Padua and Venice
Venice was to be the BIG treat for this trip to Italy. But then Padua had some surprises, and captured my heart.
1519: A Family Journey To Rome:The Good, The Bad, Alas The Sad
A multi-generational family trip to Rome in April 2008.
1518: Lestat, Levees, Lines and Le Bons Temp but No Roller Coaster
4/12 to 4/15 2008, we spend a few days learning to love New Orleans.
2008North AmericaRome Addict
1517: Rome and the Mediterranean
Randy and Les spend three nights in Rome and then take a 20-day Mediterranean cruise with Holland America.
2008France, Italy, Spain, Africa, Greece, Turkeyranles
1512: Southward Ho, Then a U -Turn
Florence and Rome are now fond memories, as we head for Sorrento, and then Perugia.
1511: Ireland – Dublin, County Cork and County Kerry May 2008
Jabo and Sam tour through Ireland, seeing some incredible scenery a visiting a pub or two along the way, 5th - 17th May 2008.
1506: Roaming in Rome
April 2008 A shared visit in the city which is a living museum.
1505: Dordogne/Lot, May 2008
Highlights of a trip taken to the Dordogne/Lot areas of France, May 20-27 2008.
1503: Four Weeks in Florence
Florence was the first port of call in my three month trip to Italy. Then, it was more Slow Travel to points south and north.
1502: The Beautiful Dordogne-Lot Combination
Highlights of our May 10th to May 27th trip with a week each in the Dordogne and the Lot and two days in the Albi area with Toulouse as our airport hub.
1500: POSTCARD: Wonderful Cooking School in Lecce Italy
Cooking School in Lecce May 18-24, 2008
2008ItalyHoward Arkans
1498: Navigating in NW Spain
15 days in NW Spain and Portugal
2008Spain, PortugalBOB THE NAVIGATOR
1493: Solo and Loving it in Miami Beach
I just came back from a getaway trip to Miami Beach, Florida the first of May, 2008. Here's my account of what I will divulge. Otherwise, what happened in Miami Beach, stays...
2008North AmericaMsATravlin
1492: French Riviera, Venice, Barcelona and Paris 2008
Sandy, her husband and son travel around Europe, touring three cities and a coast of France, March 16th-April 10th 2008.
2008France, Italy, SpainSandy from Vancouver Island
1488: The Big Lasagna Tour-Four Friends, Eight Days in Rome during Easter Week 2008
March 15-24, 2008 Four friends spend eight days during Holy Week 2008, eating, drinking lots of wine and sightseeing in Bella Roma.
1485: Peace and Quiet in the Sistine Chapel? Unbelievable, but True
I spent two weeks in Rome during January 2008, discovering a more relaxed, friendly face to a fantastic city. With cooler weather and fewer crowds, Rome in winter feels very...
1483: Beautiful Brazil
March 2008: 12 days in Brazil. One of the best vacations ever!!
2008Other CountriesChiocciola
1479: Family Vacation to Italy
Spring, 2008 Family Vacation: Rome, Florence, Sorrento and Amalfi Coast
2008ItalyDuke 89
1464: Slow Motion on Big Island, Hawaii
January 17 - January 31/08 - An unexpectedly slow trip on Big Island.
2008North AmericaMayK
1463: Backstreets Venice
Walking the backstreets of Venice away from the tourist centers.
2008Italyanne moore
1456: Exploring Italy's Veneto Region
Feb. 6-18, 2008 Exploring Italy's Veneto Region during the off season.
2008Italyanne moore
1446: Infinite Variety: A Woman Alone for a Week in Mexico City
February 3-10, 2008 - a woman traveling solo visits some of Mexico City's highlights, takes some day tours and attends the ballet.
2008North AmericaWillTravel
1438: Prague in January
Prague - one of the most beautiful cities in Europe, and Picayo Jack spends a week there sightseeing about and enjoying some good food and beer along the way.
2008Czech RepublicPicayo Jack
1435: Copper Canyon with Caravan Tours
January 18-25, 2008 A Caravan Tours escorted tour of Copper Canyon, Mexico.
2008North AmericaE3Brown
1996: A Week in the Faroe Islands (moved)
Mention the Faroe Islands to most people and you get a blank look. A few recognise the name from the shipping forecast. They are a small group of islands between Scotland and...
2007Denmark, Other CountriesEleanor
1984: A Week Round the Golden Ring, Russia (moved)
The Golden Ring is the tourist name given to a loop of old towns to the north east of Moscow. We spent a week visiting some of them in September 2007.
1983: Tallinn, a Beautiful City With So Much History (moved)
Trip report of a week’s visit to Tallinn in May 2007. We visited before Estonia joined the European Union. There was a feeling of anticipation and excitement about this.
1715: Autumn in the Cotswolds and East Sussex
During the last two weeks of September, 2009, my husband and I visited London, the Cotswolds and East Sussex.
2007United KingdomSharonov
1644: Paris with the Boys - Taking Teens to Paris (moved)
April 2007 - Amy and her husband spend a week in Paris with their teen boys.
1630: Wonderful Paris, Even in Winter (moved)
A late-planned, quick trip to Paris, March 5 - 9, 2009 for Sharon J and her husband.
2007FranceSharon J
1625: Capital Hopping in Central Europe ... Budapest, Vienna, Prague, Warsaw, Berlin and Amsterdam
Six capitals in 14 days plus one family equals quite an adventure.
2007Austria, Czech Republic, Germany, Netherlands, Other CountriesDolceCarinaTravels
1567: POSTCARD: Winnie the Pooh ... and Tigger too!
Take a magical trip to the 100 Acre Woods, an easy day trip from London.
2007United KingdomMariaV
1541: Roma e Napoli, 2007
Solo traveller pays a return visit to Rome and braves Naples from October 13th to November 2nd
1531: Three Weeks in Italy
For our vacation we spent three glorious weeks in Tuscany at Villa il Tiano, Suvignano, Monteroni d'Arbia (SI) Italy. The weather was perfect, sunny and warm, great for us although...
1495: Postcard - All Quiet on the Riviera
Postcard describing time spent in Cassis along the Côte d'Azur during the shoulder seasons of spring and fall.
2007FranceAnne W
1489: Alone on the Amalfi Coast
A 65-year-old woman travels alone to the Amalfi Coast in the early spring, discovering (among other things) that even though Naples is the birthplace of pizza, Chicago pizza...
1486: Winter in Venice
Ruth and her husband Martin spend two months a year in Venice, between December and January and again in the spring. This is a journal of their December 2007 - January 2008...
1475: Custom Tour of India
Five week custom tour of North and South India. November-December 2007
2007IndiaBrenda M
1462: Army Brats Reunion - Governors Island, NYC
Eighty plus people gather for a two night, one day Governors Island Army Brats Reunion
2007North AmericaJeff H
1460: Sixteen Days in Rome
Sixteen Days in Rome, November 1 through November 16, touring the city, shopping and enjoying some good meals along the way.
2007ItalyPeter Longenecker
1449: England and France 2007
The adventures of a solo female traveler in England and Paris, July 18-31, 2007.
2007France, United KingdomVT_Professor
1436: New Year's in Recanati
December 31-January 1, 2007-8 New Year's Eve dinner in Recanati was a feast prepared by Emanuela Serenelli Cinti and members of her family. On New Year's Day another feast...
2007ItalyGail Spilsbury
1431: Cilento, Naples, and Pompeii
May 11, 2007 - May 22, 2007 Highlights of a multi-generation trip to Cilento, Naples and Pompeii.
1425: Portugal and Bilbao (moved)
August-September 2007: trip to Coimbra, Porto, and Lisbon in Portugal, with side trip to Bilbao, Spain.
2007Spain, PortugalAndrew
1423: Postcard - Free Things to Do in Rome
This is a list of free places I enjoyed on various trips to Rome
1422: Return Trip for Five to Venice
November 6-20, 2007. Five friends return to Venice for an apartment stay which includes a side trip to Ravenna. We’re in our mid-sixties, and interested in art, music, food,...
2007ItalyB and J Ne
1421: Tulum Christmas 2007
Robert and his wife travel to Tulum Mexico for a week of relaxation on the beach around Christmas 2007.
2007North AmericaRobert Rainey
1419: POSTCARD - Reunion in Umbria
Cecelia and David Maloney met in Florence in 1970 while studying at the FSU Study Center. They have revisited Italy many times since then. This time, they visited with some...
1418: A Visit to Paris
Nine nights in Paris (May 9-18, 2007) along with day trips to Dijon, St. Germain-en-laye, and Amiens.
2007FranceMonica Pileggi
1417: Return to the Luberon (moved)
A 10-day return visit to the south of France, following 12 days in Italy and two days in Paris with our two sons.
2007FranceDoug Phillips
1416: Sicilia - Ottobre 2007
During mid-October 2007, Spello and her husband spend two weeks touring Sicily in a rental car. Here are some of the highlights.
1414: Bologna, Piedmont, late Nov. 2007
Nov. 17-27 2007, friends gather in Italy to enjoy some incredible food and wine experiences.
1411: POSTCARD - San Liberato Monastery & Ristorante - Sarnano, Le Marche
December 2007 - describing the rebirth of the monasteries in Le Marche.
1405: Four Nights In Bella Roma!
I spent four nights in Rome (October 9-13, 2007) prior to taking a wonderful Mediterranean & Black Sea cruise. This is my trip report on Rome.
2007ItalyMonica Pileggi
1404: A Slow Trip to London in November
14 Nov 2007 - 18 Nov 2007, Kamala, her mom, husband and child travel to London for a quick but "Slow Travel" stop on their way home from India.
2007United KingdomKamala
1403: Break in Magical Marrakech
2007-11-05 to 09 I'd wanted to go to Morocco for ages and when I found a cheap flight to Marrakech - - -
1402: Madrid and Rome – One Week Apartment Stays
Newly retired couple spend 21 days in Madrid and Rome, including a three-day visit with friends in Belgium, in October-November, 2007
2007Italy, Spain, BelgiumLove2Plan
1401: Three weeks in Bonnieux (Provence)
We stayed three-weeks in an apartment in the village of Bonnieux, in the Luberon section of Provence, France, September 29 to October 20, 2007.
2007FranceMargie in MA
1400: Incredible India - 18 Days in the Rajasthan
February 24th through March 12th 2007 - a driving tour through the Rajasthan.
2007IndiaKevin Widrow
1396: Roman Holiday (moved)
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...
2007Italy, FranceDoug Phillips
1395: My First Italy Adventure
We (spouse and I) took our first trip to Europe and we chose Italy 9/20 - 10/3/2007.
1394: With My Cousins in Catalunya
This is a trip taken in late March/early April of 2007. This time I invited my three cousins to take a trip to Spain with me. I think it qualifies as slow travel because I had...
1392: Assisi ISN'T Big Enough for the Pope and Me: A Trip to Bella Umbria (With a Little Extra)
Three weeks in June 2007, spent mostly in Umbria, book-ended by visits to Cortona and Rome.
1391: Two Weeks in the Tuscan Hills, Without a Rental Car
October 2007: We go on a Piero pilgrimage around Arezzo; take in the art and architecture of Siena, Volterra, and Monteriggioni; and savor the flavors of Montalcino and Montepulciano--all...
1387: Oh Mom!!!! What? Yet Another Small Picturesque Hill Town in Umbria??
Slowly discovering the beautiful people and hilltowns of Umbria with my husband and son; September 26 - October 5, 2007
1384: Family Travel in Italy
April 25-May 11, 2007 Katie, her husband Lou, and two sons (ages four and six) spend a few days in Rome, followed by a week in Taormina and a week in Chianti.
1382: Dordogne and Lot May 2007
Crazy and her husband travel around Dordogne and Lot, visiting chateau, and pre-historic caves, enjoyig some good food along the way.
1380: A Gorgeous Autumn Week in Paris
September 15-23. Two New Yorkers discover they've been duped: PARIS is actually the greatest city in the world!
1379: Mmmmm ... Gelato
Soft drink, her mom, and assorted others spend four weeks traveling through Italy during August and September of 2007.
1378: Jane's Greece Journal - Part 1
April 2 - May 15, 2007 This is the first third of my mother's journal of her trip to Greece last spring. This part is about Crete. She traveled with my step-father who is a...
1375: Piemonte 2007
Our 14th trip to Italy, but our first to the wine regions of Piemonte. The Palio d'Asti festival was the attraction.
1371: Coigach and the Summer Isles, Scotland
2007-09-07 for just over a week. Scotland has so many lesser islands that many of them never get a mention but the Summer Isles, in Torridonuan Sandstone are easily seen and...
2007United Kingdomdavidx
1370: From Whelk to Rillettes: A Taste of Brittany & the Loire
Six nights in the French countryside: Three in Brittany and three in the Loire Valley.
1365: A Week in Galway and Surroundings
Another getaway - this time to the west coast of Ireland at the end of August 2007.
2007IrelandPicayo Jack
1362: Our Big Trip
June 25 2007 - July 25 2007. My daughter-in-law, granddaughter, grandson, and I traveled in Colorado, Utah, Arizona, Idaho, and Wyoming, visiting nine National Parks. My son...
2007North AmericaNana
1357: Manhattan - The Ebb and Flow of its Energy, Flavor and Language - POSTCARD
Absorbing New York City and its many characteristics
2007North AmericaTina in Nashville
1356: Spoleto, Siena, Montalcino, Orvieto and Rome
Pat and Henry travel with two young grandaughters and Pat's sister through Italy, from mid March through early April 2007, enjoying the food, the sights and plenty of shopping...
2007ItalyPat and Henry
1355: God Would Send His Beloved Servants To Datca To Live Longer
27th July - 5th August 2007 My husband and I decided to have a relaxing week. We would take a week off at the end of July, so we didn’t want to go to a noisy, humid and crowded...
1353: A Home Exchange in Vienna, Austria
An overview of a trip to Vienna Austria and Budapest Hungry, made possible via a home exchange in Vienna Austria from July 5 to August 1, 2007.
2007Austria, Germany, Other CountriesLSKahn
1351: Hiking the Inca Trail
A four day trek in the Andes Mountains on the Inca Trail.
2007South Americajanetwh
1343: 15 Days to Renew My Romance with Rome, Umbria and Tuscany
May 20 -June 4. 2007 After eight years, I was finally going back to Italy, to renew my romance with Rome, and the countryside of Umbria and Tuscany, hoping to discover even...
2007ItalySara L.
1341: Our Sicilian Adventure
June 15 - July 11, 2007 25 days of spectacular beaches and landscapes, bridges, ancient history sightseeing, visits, overnight ferry transfers, boats, good and bad rental cars,...
1340: Cruising Alaska's Inside Passage
Highlighs of a seven-day Cruise of Alaska's Inside Passage during July 2007.
2007North Americacubbies
1339: Venice in Springtime - 2007
Martin and I spend a month in Venice each spring - this is a chronicle of our time there.
1336: Italy 2007 Piemonte and Liguria
We did a 12 day round trip from Milan Airport where we picked up the rental car to the Lake Orta area, then down through Piemonte to the Riviera on to Cinque Terre and back...
1317: Our European Adventure
May 18 - June 9 A Trip to Celebrate our 25th Wedding Anniversary, we visit Paris, Tuscany, Rome and Positano, staying in hotels and vacation rentals along the way.
2007France, ItalyJo&Den
1313: South Louisiana: From the Vieux Carre to Venice
This year for Spring Break we went to South Louisiana and back to our home town, New Orleans, or NOLA. While we have lived in Nashville, Tennessee for 13 years, we decided to...
2007North AmericaTina in Tennessee
1312: Madeira - Paradise or Tourist Trap?
Politically in Portugal, geographically an island off West Africa, Madeira has a climate very much its own. We had heard it described in the most glowing terms - but was it...
1310: Houseboat to Venice
7-14 May 2007 we travelled by self-driven houseboat form Chioggia to Venice and back, spending time visiting the city and the outer islands while living on the boat in Venice...
1307: A Taste of Savannah
Joy and her husband spend a two-night stopover in Savannah (home to the Great Slow Travel Gathering...
2007North AmericaJoy W
1294: The "i'"s Have It (moved)
September 21 - October 28, 2006 Opening "i"s along the way from the Dolomites to Rome. Caplanco and her husband travel from the North of Italy down to Rome over the course...
1293: What to do with a Car, 11 Days and an Empty Stomach in Puglia
May 2-13, 2007 Dorit, her husband and cousin, spend a week "Partying in Puglia", site seeing, eating and staying in some B&Bs along the way.
1291: Cheap Yankees in Paris April 2007
An overview of a family's trip to Paris, mid-April 2007, highlighting some money-saving tips, and good wine-bar and restaurant experiences.
1290: Extremadura in May
Extremadura in the Spring Jack travels solo from May 16 to May 23 through Extremadura, seeing sights and enjoying some luscious meals along the way.
2007SpainPicayo Jack
1283: Six Canadians in Search of Beauty, Art, Laughter and Glorious Food
April 18 - May 1st - A few weeks to explore, savour and be inspired by the sounds, aromas and sights of Italy. Is the first time the sweetest?
1282: A Belated Honeymoon
April 21-30, 2007. A Swedish family of three goes to Italy to visit Rome and the Amalfi Coast, celebrating a long-belated honeymoon along the way.
1276: Fantastic Trip to Thailand
Overview of a family trip to Thailand March - April 2007.
1274: Spring Comes Early to Tuscany (and so did we)
Late February - early March, 2007: Fleeing a Boston winter, we found spring in northern Lazio, Castiglioncello and Bucine in Tuscany, and even in Rome. We also went back to...
2007ItalyRoz's Driver
1266: A Magical Paris Vacation with Two Little Girls
We spent a week in Paris, with our daughters (ages five and six) during Easter holidays, 2007.
1262: E-mails From My Italian Hill Town Journey
March 9th - March 30th 2007 Mature-aged female, solo, by train and bus through Umbria and Tuscany, told as a series of e-mails home to friends.
1249: Italy for Mom's Birthday
February 22 thru March 1, Nancy a friend and Nancy's mom head to Florence and March for a quick trip to celebrate Mom's birthday.
1235: The Great Wen
Being an Account of a Journey to the Beating Heart of the British Empire over the New Years holiday.
2007United KingdomToby
1189: One Week in Puerto Vallarta
A family vacation to a Puerto Vallarta all-inclusive resort in January 2007.
2007North AmericaDennis Switzer
986: Cigale's Rainy Days in Paris
Cigalechanta rambles through Paris during the off-season period of February 3 to February 19. Lots of "off the beaten path" things to do.
2016: Iceland - Land of Hot Springs, Volcanics and Ice (moved)
This is a report of just over two weeks spent in the eastern side of Iceland in 2006. We took our car using Smyril Line to get us there. Unfortunately this is no longer possible...
2006Other CountriesEleanor
1680: A Cruise to Bermuda! (October 2006)
7-14 October 2006. Tony and I sailed with friends on Celebrity's Zenith for a seven-night cruise to Bermuda.
2006Other CountriesMonica Pileggi
1549: Three Days in Mexico
Three days in Mexico with lost luggage and many of the other challenges that life tends to throw at one.
2006North Americajos
1468: Las Vegas Getaway
A birthday getaway for two to Las Vegas with lots of sightseeing and shows, and surprisingly, very little gambling.
2006North AmericaMsATravlin
1440: France is a Many Splendid Thing
September 2006 from Provence to Poitiers we spent a week in one area and nights in the others.
1432: Cilento and Naples 2006
One week stay in Pisciotta with day trips to surrounding sites and a day in Naples.
1347: Toward the End of the Alphabet: Venice, Udine, Vienna
V and V (or W) plus U: a week in Venice, a week in Vienna, and a few fascinating days in Udine wedged between.
2006Italy, Austriafillyjonk
1322: Croissant Run 2006--A Return to Paris (moved)
A week in Paris, spread out to bracket a week in Burgundy. This was our fifth visit to Paris, and certainly not our last.
1321: All Roads Lead to Pisy -- Week in Burgundy (moved)
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.
1311: My China Journal
My China trip journal – September 11 to OCTOBER 1 2006. Dedicated to my Mom and Dad and my journey mate, Norm. Join Moira and Norm as they travel through mainland China...
2006Chinaceltic gal
1280: San Gimignano - a Magical Stay in the City of Towers
Highlights of a five week trip to Italy with an eight day stay in San Gimignano.
1279: Three Generations in Paris and London
Three generations, grandma, mom and daughter, spend two weeks in Paris with an overnight dash to London, spending time seeing the highlights, doing some shopping and enjoying...
2006France, United Kingdomkayjay66
1269: Southern Utah and New Mexico
RV trip to Southern Utah, Fall of 2006. We intend on spending most of the trip in Southern Utah and the Four Corners area, starting with a week in Zion. Our last stop will...
2006North Americadgassa
1263: Paris, in a Dream (moved)
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....
1259: On the Road - Seven Weeks in Europe
April 28, 2006 Through June 10, 2006 Driving trip though France, Belgium, Germany and Austria, staying in B&Bs, some with reservations ahead of time, some we arranged as we...
2006France, Austria, Belgium, Germanydgassa
1255: Venice Winter 2006/2007
Ruth and her husband rent an apartment in Venice for two months each year, once in the winter and once in the spring. This is a journal of their winter 2006/2007 trip.
1254: Thailand for Beginners
My husband and I join a small group package tour in April 2006 for our first experience of Bangkok and Northern Thailand.
1250: The Great Harvest
October 2-16, 2006 Tina and her husband spend time in Chianti, enjoying the harvest, as well as visiting Liguria with day trips to Pisa as well as Florence thrown in.
2006ItalyTina in Tennessee
1248: New Years Eve in Athens (moved)
One week enjoying Athens with day trips to Hydra and Delphi over New Years weekend, 2006/2007.
2006GreeceVictoria L. Herring
1247: A Not-So-Slow First Trip to Italy and Budapest (moved)
My sister is invited to a conference in Budapest. Mom and I quickly muscle in on her trip and madness ensues - travel madness, that is!
2006Italy, Other Countriesandasamo
1245: Ireland - June 2006
Overview of a multi-generational trip to Ireland with stops in Northern Ireland too. The theme of our family tour was Ceol Agus Craic ... and good music, drink, and fun was...
2006United Kingdom, Irelandtully
1243: Gelato, Ceramics, Art, Pasta, Ruins, Oh My!
After many years in the planning stage we decide to go to Italy. We have lots of great times and some questionable ones; five days in Rome, a week at a villa in Tuscany, and...
1241: Three Generations on a French Canal Boat Adventure
August 9 - 20, 2006 A 40th Anniversary trip with the kids and grandkids on a self-drive canal boat in Burgundy with a little bit of Paris at the beginning and end of our trip....
1240: A Sentimental Journey
September 2006. Two sisters take off for Italy to find and photograph places our late father had been during WW II.
1213: Getting to Know (and fall in love with) Southern Tuscany; Loving Firenze and Roma (yet again)
Dorit, her husband and cousin spend a week in Montalcino Tuscany, touring the surrounding area. Then Dorit and her husband head to Florence for four days, followed by two in...
1204: Zig and Georgia's Trip of Gifts
An amusing journey with Zig and Georgia as they travel on a tight budget through part of Switzerland, Liguria and make a pilgrimage to Greece, Sept 25 - Oct 9, 2006.
2006Italy, Greece, Switzerlandzig
1201: Two November Weeks in Venice
November 6-21, 2006 Return trip to Venice, apartment stay for two.
2006ItalyB and J Ne
1193: A Whirlwind Bite of the Big Apple at Christmas
December 22 - 26th. Paul and I head to New York to explore this amazing city over Christmas.
2006North AmericaJDeQ
1190: Solo in Seattle
Seattle, WA...with a side trip to Victoria, BC June 2006
2006North Americasoftdrink
1188: The Search for Bubble Wrap in Tuscany
Staying at Agriturismo and driving through the countryside of Tuscany (Radda, San Gim, Pienza, Montalcino) and Umbria (Assisi, Todi, Montefalco, Spello) in search of great food...
2006ItalyBob from Boston
1185: Barcelona for the New Year (moved)
29 December 2006 - 1 January 2007. A lucky offer of a home exchange took me back to Barcelona for the weekend.
1184: A Mother-Daughter Trip to Italy: 18 Beautiful Days in September
A mother and daughter spend 18 September days visiting Rome, Siena and Florence.
1181: Five Days in Lazio
10 to 16 December 2006 Cheap flight + convenient flight times = Rome, or it did when I was looking. I didn't feel up to a city break and I'd been to Rome twice before -so I...
1179: A Winter Week in Paris
Eating, walking, and looking at art: Heaven! December 15-21, 2006.
1177: Where's Your Passport? How Not To Start A Trip To Umbria
An overview of Russell's eight days traveling through Umbria in late September 2006, with the help of a TomTom naviagation system.
2006ItalyRussell Wayne
1176: September Song: High Notes of a Few Precious Days in Italy
The High City (Città Alta) of Bergamo. Heights of romance in a lofty Ligurian villa. And a high old time in Rome, despite high traffic and temperatures. (Sep - Oct 2006)
1175: Celebrating Retirement: Five Weeks in Bella Italia
September 4 to October 11 2006 Five Weeks in Italy to Celebrate Retirement. We stayed in hotels and vacation rentals, traveled independently and did a guided tour in Sicily....
2006ItalyMomma's Traveling
1173: Tuscany - 10 Days - September 2006
A couple travels through Florence and Tuscany, enjoying some good food and wine along the way.
1167: Mini-Trip Report - 2 Weeks in Rome
Two wonderful weeks in Rome in late November 2006
2006ItalyKevin Clark
1166: Nicaragua, November 2006
Nicaragua, November 18 - November 26, 2006. A week of lakes, volcanoes, beaches, and little kiddos.
2006Other CountriesChiocciola
1165: Sis and me in Venice, Florence and Rome
An overview of the travels of two women as they go from Venice, to Florence, to Rome in November 2006.
2006ItalyOlive Oil
1158: Two Sisters on an Un-Slowtravel Trip to Rome & Florence
Two sisters on a jammed-packed itinerary in Rome and Florence during October 2006.
1157: A Solo Trip Back to Europe: Prague, Cesky Krumlov, Salzburg and Munich
I traveled from November 6-22, 2006 to Prague, Cesky Krumlov, Salzburg and Munich. This was my first real experience traveling solo (in Europe) and my first time to the Czech...
2006Austria, Czech Republic, Germanytrekcapri
1150: Italy Sampler
Several couples enjoy an Italy "Sampler" during August and September 2006 with three days in Paris to start. This trip combines both fast and slow travel over the course of...
2006France, ItalyThe Rhodes
1148: Two Weeks in Montreal, With a Side-Trip to Quebec City
Highlights of a home exchange, 29 October - 11 November 2006.
2006North AmericaPatrickLondon
1138: Ten Days in Provence
A Taste of Provence-Oct 24th to Nov 3rd 2006
1135: A Traveller in Paris (moved)
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...
2006FranceDoug Phillips
1134: Mademoiselle X Goes to Paris
Our "babymoon" trip to Paris which took place from February 10th to February 18th.
1133: Normandy, Languedoc and Paris
A group of friends travels to Normandy, Languedoc and Paris in September 7-27, 2006.
2006FranceLinda from NC
1126: A Week in Costa Rica, February 2006 (moved)
A week of birding, photography, sun and fun in Costa Rica
2006Other CountriesJanet*
1117: Mini-trip Report: California's Central Coast
October 6 - October 10, 2006: A long weekend on California's Central Coast
2006North AmericaChiocciola
1114: Bergamo, Venice, Lerici, Piemonte, Friends & World Cup Mania
A woman travels solo during June and July 10, 2006, visiting Bergamo, Coccaglio with friends Katia & Guido, Venice, Empoli with friends Francesco & Irene, Lerici, Saluzzo, Torino,...
1112: The Tom & Jerry Show
September 22 - 25, 2006 My husband and I celebrated our first anniversary in the Texas Hill Country of Concan, Texas.
2006North AmericaMsATravlin
1109: Rome/Florence/Venice - Mini-trip Report
9/13-28/06 - Rome/Florence/Venice - One More Time
1105: Eight Days, Seven Nights on Kauai
One week on Kauai, Hawaii in the town of Princeville with great friends. Beach hopping, snorkeling, surfing and eating our way around the island.
2006North AmericaAlyssa
1104: Perfect Piemonte and Bella Bologna: A Succulent Journey for the Senses and Soul
September 1-18, 2006. This trip was an exploration of Piemonte and Emilia-Romagna. We began in Torino, and ended in Bologna with a truely magical week on an enchanting hillside...
1099: Italy As A Spectacle - Rome And Tuscany
We spent one week in Rome and one week in Tuscany at Podere la Rota in May, a prize we won in the SlowTrav 2006 contest. Here's an overview of our time in both places, featuring...
1095: The Anniversary Waltz
This was a special and long awaited family trip to celebrate two family milestones ... our 25th wedding anniversary and my mother-in-law's 70th birthday. The participants included...
1092: Tuscany and Amalfi, August 2006
A quick overview of our time in Tuscany at a villa in Buonconvento and Amalfi at a hotel from August 4 - 13th.
1090: Siena and Rome Visit, April 2006
An overview with highlights of our three days in Siena and four days in Rome.
1085: Venice For Five Weeks
Ruth and Martin spend five weeks living in Venice during part of April and May.
1084: A Springtime Slow Travel Prize: Ten Glorious Days In Umbria And A Little Bit Of Rome
Ten days of exploring the beautiful hills of Umbria and a quick visit to Rome, with thanks to Slow Travel for a wonderful prize.
1082: And Baby Makes Three in Rome and Positano
June 19 - July 8, 2006 Highlights of four days in Rome and two weeks in Positano with husband and baby.
1081: It May Be Our First Visit to Tuscany, But It Won't Be Our Last!
A week at an agriturismo near Acquapendente in northern Lazio, with visits to Florence and Rome and lots of places in between. May 10-17, 2006.
1080: Going Batty in Texas
Four days (7/20-24) in San Antonio and Austin, TX.
2006North AmericaPodie
1078: Matchless Beauty: Days of Wine & Eggplant in Sicily
May 12-23, 2006 Nine nights in Sicily, with London bookends
2006United Kingdom, ItalyEurogirl
1076: Toscana Americana: It's All Good Under the Tuscan Sun
July 8-15, 2006, teaching a writing workshop offered by Toscana Americana is the way to travel to Italy!
1071: Accidental Tourist in Oklahoma City
A Quick weekend trip interspersed between two weeks of business meetings ends up being astonishingly interesting and nice.
2006North AmericaRome Addict
1070: Koinè in Lucca
Desert Cat spent three weeks in Lucca learning Italian at the Koine school (June 10 - July 3), followed by a weekend in Florence.
2006ItalyDesert Cat
1067: Five Days in Mexico City
Mixing business with pleasure, we found Mexico City and surrounding areas to be full of wonderful history, art and good food.
2006North Americajanie&geoff
1064: Intensive Language Course in Florence Then Decompression in Sorrento
March 16 through April 6, 2006. Mother and daughter share brain-frying intensive Italian language course in Florence for two weeks, then on to Sorrento and the Amalfi coast...
1062: A Taste of the Windy City
June 29 - July 2nd. We tour Chicago, eat, shop, and enjoy ourselves immensely!
2006North AmericaJDeQ
1060: Caesars, Cathars, Castles, and Cassoulet: Early Spring in the Languedoc with Emma
Exploring the cities, villages and countryside of Languedoc-Roussillon, plus a short séjour in Paris. March-April 2006.
1057: Newcastle and Hadrian's Wall (moved)
A brief look at Newcastle/Gateshead and three days walking the central section of Hadrian's Wall.
2006United KingdomPatrickLondon
1055: Tuscany and Umbria May 2006
Tuscany and Umbria May 16-27 2006
1054: Slow Tuscany: Bring on the Wine, Olive Oil, Food, Art, a Dear Monk, and New Friends
May 25-June 16 Two weeks in Val d'Orcia (near Pienza in Tuscany) staying at Agriturismo Cretaiole, drinking wine, eating good food and exploring our surroundings followed by...
2006ItalyDog Mother
1051: Forgotten Province - Abruzzo - and Associated Travel
A trip concentrating on Abruzzo and Umbria. We went for two weeks, travelling by train and bus, starting at Milan (Bergamo Airport) and finishing at Pisa. We spent three nights...
1050: We Fell in Love With France (moved)
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.
1047: Mt. Blanc Summer 2006
Tour of Mt. Blanc, a 120 mile hike around western Europe's highest mountain.
2006France, Italy, SwitzerlandRobert Rainey
1043: Luggage, Lattes and Lunacy
May 18-June 4, 2006 Three women share a friend's home in the mountains of northern Tuscany
1041: Around the World in 78 Days
March 1 until May 17 Around the World
2006Italy, New Zealand, Australia, Turkey, Other CountriesRachel
1023: Nine Days in Italy With Dad
May 22 - May 31, 2006. My dad's 75th birthday trip with his wife Barbara, my partner Steven and me.
2006ItalyOpera Darren
1020: Solo Trip to Italy (May 2006)
I traveled to Italy on May 10, 2006 (through to the 25th), spending two weeks in Florence, Bologna, Parma, and Venice. I also did a few day trips from these cities, including...
2006ItalyMonica Pileggi
1016: Venice 12 December 2005 to 17 January 2006
Ruth (one of the authors of "Chow!Venice") and her husband Martin spend five weeks living in Venice over Christmas, dining out at restaurants and living amongst the locals.
1009: Italy off the Beaten Path - Northern Lazio/Southern Tuscany
6 May to 20 May Way beyond our Expectations - Northern Lazio/Southern Tuscany!
1008: 'I Vincitori' Learn to Get Lost in the Hills and Valleys of Italy (moved)
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...
1006: La Bella Napoli
Two weeks renting an apartment in Napoli and visiting some of the surrounding area.
1005: A Taste of Italy
Sicily, Sorrento, Orvieto, Siena and Montalcino. March 22 to April 21, 2006
2006ItalyPat and Henry
1002: The Backside of Rome
A view of the 'backsides' of Rome, Venice and the countryside.
1001: Extremadura: Land of the Conquistadors
In March, 2006 Margaret and Dennis visited Extremadura. With the city of Caceres as their base they explored many of the popular sights in the region. Please join them on their...
2006SpainDennis Switzer
1000: Hallo Brrrlin: A long, snowy weekend in the reborn German capital
Russel enjoys a long snowy weekend in the reborn German capital, Berlin, during late winter of 2006.
2006GermanyRussell Wayne
998: The Trip of a Lifetime
March 2 - 18, 2006 Rome, Florence and Tuscany with Jeanne and Teresa.
982: Rome, Siena, Florence and Venice - Spring Break March 2006
March 10-18, 2006 - Rome to Siena to Florence to Venice (with Orvieto, Pisa and Padova en route)
981: The Old Man and Me - In Italy!
A couple travel to Rome, for her a return visit, for him the first time and stay in an apartment near Campo dei Fiori during the early spring.
967: Mom and me in DC: Following the C-SPAN trail
My first trip with my mother to Washington DC, creating our own "C-SPAN trail". March 2006
2006North Americacasole
1941: (An incomplete set of) Highlights of our April-May 2005 Trip to Italy (moved)
From April 17-May 7, 2005, a slow, gentle trip, returning to Venice and Rome and getting acquainted with Emilia-Romagna.
1507: Hidden Tuscany
Off the beaten track in Tuscany during May of 2005.
1406: Volunteering for Vacation: Organic Farming in Italy
October-December 2005: I volunteered on three organic farms in Italy. Each farm exemplified a different aspect of life in Italy.
1239: Leonardo, Leonardo, Leonardo (Or the Good, the Bad, and the Beautiful) (moved)
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 during April, 2005.
2005France, Italy, United Kingdomcolleenk
1192: Marche Madness
Two weeks in Romagna and Le Marche
1094: Valencia and 'around'
I wanted to go somewhere new in March and Jet2.com had recently introduced cheap flights from the North of England to Valencia. I devised a stay of a few days taking in other...
1088: Principesse Pursue Piatti
July 16-July 30, 2005. Family with two young daughters explore Tuscany, Umbria and Rome while eating at restaurants that belong to the Buon Ricordo Society.
1068: Alto Alentejo, Portugal
I went alone for a pre-Christmas break. I wanted to see Evora and Elvas and one out of Marvãa and Monsaraz. In the end it was easier to plan for Marvão and I planned the itinerary...
1022: A Journey into Tuscany
Sept 15 - 24, 2005
1021: Switzerland in Slow Motion: 100 Miles on the Alpine Pass Route
Our family's 14-day, 100-mile hike through the Swiss Alps on the Alpine Pass route (July/August 2005)
1004: Cycling in Belgium and The Netherlands
Sept 10 - Sept 17 2005 Cycling trip from Brussels to Amsterdam, cycling from a barge....a wonderful trip.
2005Belgium, NetherlandsLinda Hagstrom
992: Sorrento - Beautiful One Day, Perfect the Next
21-27 April 2005 An enchanted April experience as wisteria scents the air and the whole of the Amalfi Coast seems carpeted in spring blossom.
973: A Night in Durango
Two girlfriends and I made a mini-spring break out of a business trip to southern Colorado.
2005North Americaalyssa
954: Venice, Petrignano del Lago, and Florence for Six
November 9-21, 2005 Six friends meet for a week in Venice and visits to Petrignano del Lago and Florence.
2005ItalyB and J Ne
950: Deux Joyeux Noëls: Two Joyous Christmases in France
Enjoying Christmas in Paris and on the Côte d'Azur: 2003 and 2005
947: From Provence to the Riviera
Three weeks in September and October 2005 from Marseille through Provence and the French Riviera.
944: Our Month in France
Mid August to mid September
2005France, SwitzerlandRon Zolezzi
943: Italy Alone
DMae returns to Italy as a solo traveler and she visits Roma, Sorrento and Venezia. Architecture, Art, Churches, Museums and Shopping!
940: A November Week in Tuscany
Civitella Marittima 12Nov05-19Nov05
939: Ocho Locos en Costa Rica
October 3 to October 13, 2005 Eight 40-to-50-something women visit Arenal and Manuel Antonio
2005Other CountriesSpike
938: Bert and Spike from Sorrento to Florence, Dec. 2005
December 16 to December 31, 2005 Rome, Sorrento, Tivoli, Assisi, Florence
937: Language lessons in Perugia plus Florence, Milan and Rome
Sept-Nov 2005 Language lessons in Perugia plus Florence, Milan and Rome
926: My Dream Trip To Italy and France
A long time in the incubation stage, a long time in coming...I'm sure there were those among you who thought I'd never take this trip! 3 weeks in Italy and 1 week...
2005France, ItalyBGE2006
920: Umbria, Venice and Montepulciano
Exploring mountainous Umbria, mushrooming, a side trip to Montepulcino for three cases of wine and "decompressing" in Venice
918: Skiing Val d'Isere and Tignes
Blizzards, skiing, snowboarding, and crossing mountain ranges in the Alps.
2005France, SwitzerlandSeaJay
917: Belize - Jungles, Mayans, and Diving
Crocs, Monkeys, Endangered Birds, Canoeing, Mayan Temples and Diving the Blue Hole
2005Other CountriesSeaJay
916: A Week in Sicily, or, Take the Night Train
July, 2005 Rome to Sicily by Overnight Train
2005ItalyItalian Connection
908: Martha's Vineyard Summer
A stress-free vacation in Martha's Vineyard with stops in Montreal and Boston along the way.
2005North AmericaMarionP
904: Family , Food and Wine - Italy 2005
May 29 - June 12, 2005 Two weeks of enjoying family, food and wine in Italy
2005ItalyRyan P
903: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum & Other Misadventures in Rome, Naples & Amalfi
Rome, the Amalfi Coast and Naples, September 10 - 30, 2005.
2005ItalyNancy and Dick
901: Barcelona: Better the 2nd Time Around & Corpus Christi in Andulusia
May 2005 A surprise festival
899: We Didn't Drink All The Vino: Maitai Tom and Tracy's
Four of us (two couples) traveled to Italy and spent three weeks (September 15 - October 7) exploring the hill towns of Tuscany and Umbria, along with the beautiful cities of...
898: China 2005
Independent travel to China
897: Spain 2005
This trip report describes a trip my partner, Dino, and I took to Spain in the Spring of 2005. We went to Barcelona, Granada, Sevilla, the "White Villages," and Madrid.
896: A Visit to Italy in Four Part Harmony: Southern Tuscany, Chianti, Liguria, and Piemonte
September 18-October 19, 2005
2005ItalyB. DuPree
894: South Africa - Cape Town and Safari at Ngala
June 24 to July 6, 2005 ... Cape Town and N'Gala.
2005AfricaPat Matthews
893: Buona Fortuna In Verona, Veneto and Genoa
August 24- September 8, 2005 Opera and VAlpolicella in Verona, Palladian Villas and Cheese in the Veneto Genoa and Italian Riviera
892: From the Mountains, to the Vineyards, to the Ocean: Italy on the Cheaps
We do Italy on a budget, hiking the Dolomites, enjoying wine in the Veneto, Umbria and Tuscany, and visiting some wonderful towns along the way, September 26 to October 17,...
889: Twenty Years of Bliss, 20 Days of Passion
As an addition to attending medical conference in Prato, we decided to celebrate our 20th anniversary in Italy. We would spend three nights in Rome before heading to Prato...
884: Single and Solo in Italy: One Woman's Tale of Love, Latte and The Pursuit of Happiness...
Florence and Venice, February 2005
883: At Home in Picardie
May 28-June 4, 2005 A week in a beautiful country home in a village in Picardie
2005France, BelgiumRobynFrance
882: Bella Sicilia - Central Sicily Off The Tourist Path
16 days in Central Sicily - Our goal was to experience the small mountain villages our grandparents knew 100 years ago.
2005ItalyTony and Barb V
881: A Slow Trip to Italy for a Mother and Daughter
November, 2005 A daughter takes her beloved Mom to Florence and Rome
879: October in Lucca, Chianti, Montalcino and Rome and Two Slow Travel Converts (moved)
October 8 - 25, 2005 Busseto, Lucca, Chianti, Montalcino, Rome and Milan
876: Living The Month of October, 2005 in Rome: an Experiment in Becoming a Local
Entire month of October spent in Rome attempting to live a more normal Roman's life style.
2005ItalyMax Barrett
875: Family of Nine - Tales of a European Adventure (moved)
Three weeks in August: Paris, Florence, Venice and Rome with family of nine.
2005France, Italyb&j and the gang
873: Geocaching, Italian Style
Our First Italian Geocaching Adventure
2005France, ItalySuzanne Ferrio
872: Italy: A Story of Vespas, Vino, and Vistas
September 20 - October 4, 2005 A two-week adventure in Rome, Umbria, and Venice
871: Our Italian Adventure or Life Is What Happens When You Are Making Other Plans...
October 18-31; Twelve great days of a planned twenty-five day trip: Verona, Mantova, Padova, Bologna and Ravenna
866: Castles, Caves and Cablecars
October 2005: After hearing about the beauty of Slovenia from a work colleague and doing a little bit of research, we decided to take our 8 year old daughter and 2 year old...
2005Italy, Austria, Slovenia, Switzerlandwendy lynn
862: Israel and Palestine 2005
Quick jaunt to a biblical center of the Universe
2005Middle EastFrench Toast
858: Venice 2005: Fantasy Gelato Has Record Year After Our Visit!
A brief overview of our trip to Venice with day trips to Bologna and Verona -- Oct. 14-22.
855: Eastern Europe and meeting family
April 2005 trip to search out my husband's Slovakian roots.
2005Austria, Other Countriest-mac2006
850: Hawaii October 2005 (Oahu and the Big Island)
My husband Tony and I visited Hawaii October 15 - 26th, visiting the islands of Oahu and the Big Island.
2005North AmericaMonica Pileggi
845: The Beauty of Northern Spain
Using Madrid as a base, we traveled through Galicia, Asturia, Cantabria & the Basque Country.
843: A Month in India
1/12/2005 - 2/14-2005 We traveled through Rajasthan and also made forays into Agra and Varanasi. All of our hotels were pre-booked, and we had the services of a driver throughout...
838: It's All About The Shoes
Trip of a lifetime. Two weeks in Italy with a group of 22 friends
2005Italymary miller2006
835: City, Country, Suburbia: Northern Italy from Three Viewpoints
Two Weeks in Emilia Romagna and the Veneto: Sep/Oct 2005
834: There's No Such Thing as Too Much...Pasta and Ceramics
September 3-26, 2005 Shopping and Eating Our Way Through Tuscany, Umbria and the Amalfi Coast
825: Discovering Central NY
April 9, 2005 - April 18, 2005 Taking visitors from Japan around Central NY, with a side trip to Boston.
2005North AmericaUpstate NY
824: Laurie & Daniel Take the Folks to Rome
Eight terrific days (well, OK, maybe one day I'd like to forget) in Rome with my wife and parents.
823: October in Rome, Montalcino, Florence, Udine, Venice
October 1 - 16, an overview of our three year wedding anniversary trip to Italy.
2005ItalyBob Gold
821: Belle Donne
It's hard for me to remember my first trip to Europe thirty-five years ago in 1977 when I fell in love with Italy and Italians. For Anne, spending fall quarter of her junior...
818: Mountains and Masterpieces
My eight day trip to Tuscany in which I learned about marble and Michelangelo, masterpieces and more.
2005ItalyDana K2006
817: Mallorca - The Centre of the Mediterranean
An account of part of our family's ongoing voyage, traveling very slowly around the mediterranean seas.
814: Exploring the Senses of Burgundy 2005 (moved)
Four weeks holiday in Burgundy from 15th October to 21st November. After 30+ years without the ability to smell, Gavin embarked on a course of Prednisone to restore this...
2005FranceGavin Crawford
803: Da Acciughe a Cinghiale
An overview our our two weeks in Liguria, with one week in a cooking program, and one week in Toscana, living like Italians during late spring.
802: Slow Travel in China
July-August 2005 A 3 1/2 week trip including big city experiences in Beijing and Hong Kong and more pastoral excursions in the countryside of Hunan Province.
2005ChinaMichael P
798: Footloose in Provence & Paris (moved)
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...
2005FranceDoug Phillips2006
794: Venice For a Month
My husband, Martin, and I spend two months in Venice each year, once in the winter and once in the spring. We rent an apartment, enjoy the restaurants, do some sightseeing,...
789: Laurie & Daniel's June 2005 Trip to Paris
These pages contain the tale of our terrific trip to Paris in 2005 that occurred from June 13th through the 21st.
788: What We Did on Our Summer Vacation (2 weeks, 2 people with 2 carry-ons) (moved)
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.
2005ItalyZig and Georgia
770: Italy 2005 (or an expensive trip to the dentist)
July 13 to 31, Day and a half in Florence. Two weeks in Umbria (Assisi) and a day and a half in Rome.
2005ItalyBill & Wendy
766: French Culinary Celebration
May 27 to June 6, 2005. We embarked on a nine-night, land-based sojourn featuring as much coq au vin, escargots à la Bourguignonne and bottles of Beaujolais as we could afford....
756: Croatia and Trieste
Two weeks in Dubrovnik, Hvar, and Trogir, with a visit to Trieste at the end.
2005Italy, Croatiaconstance235
755: Touring Lyon, Torino, Nice, Paris & London
August 1-17, 2005 An overview of our visit to Lyon, Torino, Nice, Paris & London traveling by car, easyJet & Eurostar.
2005France, Italy, United KingdomChiaro di Luna
751: Just The Two of Us...We Can Eat It if We Try (moved)
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,...
744: Through Bavaria, Umbria and Tuscany: Piatti Misti
May 23- June 13. Three wonderful weeks visiting friends in Bavaria, touring Umbria and returning to some favorite and new spots in Tuscany.
2005Italy, GermanyLeslie2006
730: Amalfi Coast, Tuscany and Venice - Honeymoon For Eight (moved)
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....
726: A Day on Mount Amiata
A relaxing daytrip to Mount Amiata (with children, in-laws and a dog!)
2005ItalyGloria - Casina di Rosa2006
717: Baise River Cruise
A Week on a “Locaboat” on the Canal Lateral a la Garonne and the Baise River, May 2005.
716: It was the Best of Times, It was the Worst of Times, It was the Best of Times, etc., etc.
It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it...
714: Paris and Rome with Teens
June 13 - 27, 2005. This was a family trip - sort of a "last hurrah" before our eldest son heads off to college this fall. We spent the first week in Paris and the second week...
2005France, ItalyCynthiaAnne
712: Normandy and Paris for 6 days, July 2005
Normandy: Honfleur, Etretat, and D-Day beaches for 3 days, and 3 days in Paris
707: Trip to Rome and Paris with Eight Year-Olds
June/July 2005. Family travel to Rome and Paris with 8 year old twin girls.
2005France, ItalyRobyin
701: Four Walking days in Berlin
July 16th-20th, 2005 - Berlin (Germany) Four days spent walking (a lot) in the capital of Germany and enjoying the delicious German food! Berlin is a GREAT capital!
2005GermanyGloria - Casina di Rosa
696: Two Weeks in Maiori, Amalfi Coast, Italy
June 17 - July 2, 2005. First family vacation with our 18 month-old baby
689: Falling in Love With Tuscany
This report describes our first time in Italy - love at first sight June 15 - July 2nd, 2005. Join us as we spend some time in Florence, a week based in Chianti, a few days...
2005ItalyDanielle Denis
687: Travels on Amalfi Coast and Sicily
Join Peter and Maryann as the spend over two weeks in Italy during April 2005, visiting the Amalfi Coast and the eastern coast Sicily.
2005ItalyPeter M.
684: Thelma and Louise Ride Again
Remembering the Whitsundays, a few days of warmth at Airlie Beach in June 2005.
683: Days in Sperlonga
A brief overview of a trip to Sperlonga with visits to Rome, Pompeii, Fondi, Gaeta, Formia.
678: Italia - Umbria, Lago di Garda, Lago di Como & Visits with Friends in Empoli and Coccaglio
June 7-July 3, 2005 Spello, Perugia, Empoli, Sirmione, Coccaglio, Bellagio and many daytrips.
674: New York in Blue
You have only 24 to show your spouse New York City, which she's never visited. How would you do it?
2005North AmericaDevotay
669: Italy June 2005
Florence for five days, Certaldo countryside for seven days, Principa a Mare for one night, and Rome for eight days.
668: Nine days in Umbria and Rome
A brief overview of our trip in June 17-26, 2005 to Spello, Assisi, Bevagna, Norcia, and Rome.
2005ItalyRussell Wayne
667: 30th Wedding Anniversary Italy Trip
This was our first attempt at slow travel, spending at least five nights at every stop with one exception. It was easily our least stressful trip, and we were able to relax...
663: Paris and Burgundy - 2 Beginner Travelers
June 14-25, 2005 Vauchignon June 18. Three nights in Paris; a day in Beaune; a week in a Vauchignon B&B, here's a brief overview of our trip.
657: A slightly delayed, but still sincere, PARIS TRIP REPORT from Cheese-aholic!: June 1-8, 2005
This is not going to be a trip report which unfolds in a logical time frame, but rather a recap of our highs and lows during a seven-night, eight-day Paris trip in the beginning...
653: From the Loire to the Left Bank
When some friends said they wanted to get away for a week, we decided that May in château country, followed by a couple of days in Paris sounded perfect it turned into a serendipitous...
644: Florence, Montepulciano and Venice in May
A couple travels to Florence, Montepulciano and Venice in early May 6-17, to see the sights, eat the food and generally soak up the ambiance.
635: My Stream of Consciousness Report of a First Trip to Italy (Rome, Florence, and Siena)
A single girl's first trip to Italy, taking time with friends in Rome, Florence and Siena (and a day trip to Assisi).
An overview of our five destination over 15 day trip through Sicily, highlighting where we stayed, noteworthy comments and some "good eats."
626: Rome, Florence, Venice - It's All About The Food
Join Lenny, Kathy and Dianne on a tour of the "big 3", Rome, Florence, and Venice with a daytrip to Lucca, as they tour the sights and enjoy many delicious meals.
621: Our Italian Adventure
We had already done all the usual destinations so we settled on an itinerary that promised new Italian enchantments (Le Marche) and a revisit to some old favorites (Tuscany...
620: Spoleto, Siena, Montalcino, Proceno, Rome
18 March - 9 April 2005, an overview of our trip where we took our nine-year-old granddaughter to Italy to visit Rome, Tuscany and Umbria.
2005ItalyPat and Henry
619: March in Rome, Venice and Paris
Three days in Rome, three days in Venice and four days in Paris, during March 2005.
2005France, ItalyTominVB
616: Venice - Winter 2004/2005
Ruth and Martin spend five weeks in Venice every year from mid-December until mid-January.
614: Family of Four (kids age 9 and 12) Enjoys Living
March 11 - March 26, 2005. Family with kids age 9 and 12 visit Rome, Venice and Florence for two weeks.
613: Cinque Terre and Rome
March 25 - April 3, 2005
611: Three days in Normandy
Fom Paris, to St. Andelys, Pont Audemer and Honfleur in Normandy, on the last three days of March, 2005. Dining and lodgings in Honfleur. Farm and cheese factory visits in the...
2005FranceHappy in Paris
608: Southern Tuscany, 2005
March 10-23, 2005 Southern Tuscany
2005ItalyKaren Austin
607: Driving Trip To/In Sicily
March 13 to March 21, 2005 Our Driving Trip from Rome to/within Sicily and Back Again
2005ItalyWV Cyndy
605: Seven Perfect Days in the Emilia-Romagna and One Day in Florence
March 8 - 17, 2005. Seven nights in the Emilia-Romagna, three in the Romagna, four in the Emilia, with the final night in Florence. My husband and my in-laws on our fourth...
587: A Fabulous Introduction to Italy: 13 nights in Venice, Florence and Rome
12/25/04 - 01/10/05, Italy's "Big Three" with London stopover
2005Italy, United KingdomWillTravel
1699: Europe - Belgium, Denmark and The Netherlands
Summer 2004, Bil and Pat turn a presentation at a conference into a vacation visiting Belgium, Denmark and the Netherlands along the way.
2004Belgium, Denmark, Netherlands, Other CountriesPat Matthews
1698: ITALY: The Ever Beautiful Country
The Matthews spend about 10 days touring through Italy during the Christmas season, visiting Venice, Florence and Rome.
2004ItalyPat Matthews
1352: Finland - Mainly Åland
May/June 2004 A return visit to Helsinki, a quick preview (perhaps) of the Lakes and the accomplishment of a wish to see more of Åland.
1079: Andalucía Revisited
From 1989 to 1994 I visited Andalucía for a week each year in December. Then, for reasons given on the first page, I didn't feel able to go there. Ten years later I changed...
928: Nine Glorious Days in Bella Roma
November 11-20, 2004 This was our second trip to Italy and our first to spend the entire vacation in Rome. We had only been there for two days and three nights the year before...
924: Lone Roamings in Italy: Impressions of Tuscany, Umbria, Amalfi Coast and Rome
Dorothy spends three weeks traveling solo through Italy, visiting Tuscany, Umbria, Capri, the Amalfi coast and Rome along the way.
919: A Tuscan Christmas
Stay in a castle, stay with locals, stay in a Roman B&B and get an Italian emersion
900: Eirin non si è fermata a Eboli (or, The Carlo Levi Spring Break)
Matera and Aliano, Basilicata, April 7-11, 2004.
890: A Rather Lovely Long Weekend in Paris with Laurie & Daniel
Four days in the City of Light filled to the brim with good food and good times.
865: First-time Cruise | Russia, Scandinavia and more
August 2004 ~ 30th birthday celebration adventure. Flight to Franfurt and overland to Copenhagen where my husband and I embarked on a 10-day Baltic cruise. A new perspective...
2004Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Russia, Swedent-mac
856: The Romance of Moorish Spain
May 2004 - After reading “Tales of the Alhambra” by Washington Irving, I fell in love with the romance of Moorish Spain. If you love history, architecture, the strong flavours...
2004Spainjanie and geoff
840: Venice, Carnivale 2004
February 19 thru 25 A week in Venezia at Carnivale
822: Rome, Tuscany, Amalfi, Sort of Solo
In mid-October of last year, I embarked on a 22 day Grand Circle tour of Rome, Amalfi and Tuscany, but I did it my way. Once we arrived at each destination, for the most part,...
2004ItalyLynne Zielinski
815: A Pilgrimage from Porto, Portugal to Santiago de Compostela (moved)
Dennis invites you to share his pilgrimage journey from Porto to Santiago. Comments and suggestions regarding both cities and places in between are in the text.
2004Spain, PortugalDennis Switzer2006
800: England in Slow Motion: 190 Miles on the Coast-to-Coast Walk
We've become a family who walks. Not just a family who walks around a big city instead of taking the subway. We've become a family who walks 10, 15, even 20 miles to get from...
2004United KingdomKaydee2006
700: Buenos Aires: It Was Never in Our Plans...
December 3 - 14, 2004 Buenos Aires and Iguazu Falls A special birthday trip to a place we'd never planned on going to
2004South Americacaplanco
698: A Trip to Italy 2004
A trip to Rome, Montefollonico, Florence & Venice in July 2004.
2004ItalyChiaro di Luna
679: A Student in Florence (moved)
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...
673: Tuscan Rambles (moved)
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
2004ItalyDoug Phillips2006
670: Scenic and Romantic Germany
September 4 - 13, 2004: an anniversary trip that was breathtaking in its scenery and romantic atmosphere.
2004GermanyK Ochs
645: Living in London for Six Months
I spent six months in London for work. These are my experiences and reviews of shops and restaurants. This was originally written as a blog.
2004France, Italy, United KingdomLisaW2006
629: Idle days in the South of France
I spent a week in a rental in Nice and three nights in Paris with my brother Bodge and my friends Laura and Lauren, with a side trip to Monaco thrown in.
2004France, Other CountriesKellyC
627: A Couple Weeks in Vietnam
Urban Exploration and Great Dining
623: More Canaling in England
In September of 2004 Orly and I had a wonderful canal trip with his younger cousin Jenny, age 82 and her step-daughter. Christine. Our route took us into four counties of...
2004United KingdomLucille T
612: Light Enough to Travel
Milan, Proceno and Rome, December 2004-January 2005
I had another wonderful Italian vacation this last year, two weeks in Rome, with a two-night-three-day jaunt to Naples. I’m not very good at the day-to-day travel journal (I’ve...
2004ItalyRobert Santa Monica2006
585: A First Italian Summer
June-July 2004 Rome, Siena (and the Palio), Verona (and the opera), Venice, Florence, Assisi, the Amalfi Coast
584: Auntie Janice & Nicholas Go to England
I'm continuing my goal of taking each of my five nieces and nephews on a big trip around their 12th year. Nick is #4 (Whew!) and we're heading to England for some tea...
2004United KingdomJaniceB
581: Autumn in Cetona, a Small Tuscan Hill Town
Three-month experience - Sept., Oct. & Nov., 2004 - living in Cetona, Italy, traveling and painting watercolors of Tuscan city scenes and landscapes.
2004ItalyBud Lowe
579: The Unexpected Birthday Trip to Italy
Slow Travel grand prize winner! Positano, a week in Sicily, Rome.
577: A Mixed Bag of Five Cities in Italy
Milan to Cremona to Venice to Florence to Rome
2004ItalyRavi Narasimhan
575: A Perfect Week in Venice
December 12-19, 2004. Seven magical days in Venice.
574: Abruzzo - Family, Food and Wine (moved)
Trip to Abruzzo and a little of Umbria between September 23 and October 11, 2004
567: Boleskine Fall 2004 Trip to Rome and Surrounding Area
Boleskine Fall Trip - 5 October 2004-14 october 2004 A stay at a farm, Casale Sonnino outside of Rome with daily trips to Rome, neighboring towns, etc.
565: Lazio/Umbria, Sorrento, and Rome: Our 5th trip to Italy
Off-season travel to Amalfi Coast, Rome, and a favorite B&B in northern Lazio
559: Dolomites/South Tyrolean Alps of Italy and an overnight in Verona
Hiking in the Dolomites of the South Tyrolean Alps of Italy and an overnight in Verona, 2 weeks, Oct. 24-Nov. 7, 2004
558: My 50th Birthday Present to Myself, ITALY! (moved)
Venice, Florence, Radda in Chianti, Assisi, and Rome. Oct. 3-22, 2004
556: Provence and the French Riviera in mid October
My wife and I stole away from the kids and went to the south of France for eight days with a side trip to Monaco.
2004France, Other CountriesAdrianM
555: Sardinia, a bit of Corsica, Paestum, Maratea, Calabria With a Dash of Sicily
Sardinia, a bit of Corsica, Paestum, Maratea, Calabria with a dash of Sicily 8/11/04-8/31/04
2004France, Italyap6380
552: Newbee's To Italy...
"Dream Italy"
546: Praiano, Florence, Rome and Plan B
Italy- September and October 2004
2004ItalyP Connolly
543: Rome, Sorrento and a Search For Ancestors
Traveling from September 24 through October 9, we rented two villas, the first outside of Rome, the second near Sorrento.
541: When in Seattle..... On a Caffeine High in the Pacific Northwest
Two weeks in the Pacific Northwest, primarily in Portland, Seattle and Vancouver.
2004North AmericaDavid
540: Madrid and Surrounding Towns
May 5-11 trip to Madrid and description of various daytrips to the surrounding towns.
537: Linguistics, Pecorino, & Honey
A young woman's experiences with a 2-week intensive language course in Siena
526: Framon “Tour” Sicily: Bad Travel Planning and False Advertising
Sicily with Framon Hotels, May 2004
524: Adventures in Incomparable Tuscany, August 2004
Tuscany in August 2004 - Florence, Lucca, Pisa, Cinque Terra, Siena, Montalcino, Arezzo, and back to Florence
523: Venice, Capri, Positano & Rome
August/September 2004 Two glorious weeks in Italy without the kids!
520: California--Wine, Women, and Songs
Paso Robles, California: Wine tasting weekend with the girls.
2004North AmericaColleen
519: A Family Returns to Italy - July 2004
A Family Returns to Italy: July 13-28, 2004
2004ItalySandra Pierce
512: Several Areas of Italy (and Paris) with Kids
First time travellers spend three weeks in Paris and Italy with kids aged 10 and 12. Paris, Venice, Castelrotto, Tuscany, Naples, Rome, Disneyland
2004France, Italylaser lady
508: Small Town Couple Takes Small Towns Trip, May 1-31
May 1-31, 2004 My husband and I flew to Frankfurt, spent eight days driving through Germany and Switzerland and into Italy where we spent three weeks in small towns.
2004Italy, Germany, SwitzerlandB. Dupree
500: Rome and a Country Wedding
Six days in Rome and a wedding in Tuscany
493: Trip to Italy to Visit Family Roots
Four weeks: Northern Italy, Florence, Tuscany, Rome, Sorrento, Venice
491: Maremma: Lost in a Tuscan Kansas
I was tired and stressed. Luca was tired and stressed. My mom was tired and stressed. None of us had enjoyed a beach stay in the past couple of years. This is why we decided...
2004ItalyAlice Twain
487: Mind-boggling First Glimpses of Italy With Teens
Highlights of Italy: Rome, Amalfi Coast, Florence, Siena, and Venice. Independent travel. 2-week trip from mid to late June, 2004.
2004ItalyMelissa Joy
481: A Marathon and an Evening Stroll in Rome
Running and Walking Italian style
475: Bergen and The Norwegian Coastal Voyage – the world’s most beautiful cruise
31st May 2004 - 19th June 2004, 6 days in Bergen followed by the Norwegian Coastal Voyage
473: The Sunday Drive
June 20, 2004 A Sunday drive to visit Castelnau and Montpezat.
471: A Long Weekend in the Dordogne
Four wonderful days driving around the Dordogne in April
469: Acrophobic Amateur Philosopher and Calm Husband Go To Praiano, Our (Almost) Perfect Week
Adventures with two novice slow travellers - June 16-24, 2004, Praiano
466: Buon Viaggio- Florence & A Tuscan Idyll
12 Days in Florence, Cortona, and a Sampling of Tuscan Towns - May 2004
465: Two Weeks in France and Spain (moved)
A family of four (kids ages 16 and 12) spent a week in a rental house in the Lot valley followed by visits to Collioure, France, Cadaques and Barcelona Spain
2004France, SpainTracy H
460: Capri, Tuscany, Venice and Family in Caserta, Spring 2004 (moved)
Capri, Tuscany, Venice and Family in Caserta, Spring 2004.
454: Florence On My Own: Three Weeks of Studying Italian and Very Slow Travel (moved)
May 5-26 2004. Three weeks in Florence, staying in an apartment in the Oltr'arno and studying Italian at the Centro Koine.
453: Anniversary Trip to Italy
Jo-Ann and I have always wanted to go to Italy. Our inspiration for this trip came from reading the book, Under the Tuscan Sun. We intended to celebrate our 30th wedding anniversary...
446: Who ever heard of Metz?
Metz: Spa and Gardens
2004FranceFrench Toast
441: Wining and Dining in Tuscany
May 29-June 7. A "foodie" couple roams the central Tuscan countryside in search of food, wine, and Coca Cola Light.
440: Spring in Venice
Another month's adventures in Venice in the spring.
439: 12 days in Paris, April 2004 (moved)
Impressions, some passing and some lasting, from a recent return to one of our favorite cities.
431: Extremadura Spain
Four days wandering the fascinating towns in Extremadura.
421: Prague, Paul McCartney, and Pickpockets
JUNE 2004 A six day trip to Prague, centered around the Paul McCartney concert
2004Czech RepublicBarb (and Art)
414: Tuscany May 2004
Two weeks in Tuscany (May 12- 27 2004) visting various Tuscan small towns, and Lucca, Siena, and Florence.
2004ItalyMonica Pileggi
412: Paris and Italy
Our second honeymoon to Rome, Florence and Venice plus a week in Tuscany from May 5th to 27th, 2004, with a brief stay in Paris on either end.
2004France, ItalyFelicityR
411: Single Mom with Teenagers - 2 1/2 Weeks in Italy
May 11-27, Sorrento, Rome, Florence and Venice
410: Family Visit to Rome and a Week Rental in Tuscany
Family visit to Rome and a week rental in Tuscany May 2004.
408: 10 Too-Short Days in Ireland
Our Irish honeymoon. April 20-30, 2004. We started out in Shannon (mid-West coast) and drove the southern coast to Dublin (mid-East coast).
406: At Home in Kobe, Japan 2004
Visiting former exchange student and family in Kobe Japan.
2004JapanMike Bravo
405: A Month in Egypt
Trying to following the winter sun around Egypt.
2004Middle EastSamantha Van Eldik
386: Three Weeks in Spain (moved)
Shannon & Connie, daughter and mother, see six cities in Spain for tapas and touring.
379: Two Weeks with My 86-year-old Mother in (Mostly) Southern Tuscany
April 23 - May 6, 2004, Southern Tuscany, Volterra and Lucca
378: Greece Adventure 2004
Greece, March 10-24. Four young 50's something women friends in Greece
377: 18 Days to Circle Hawaii
A slow trip to Hawaii. We started in Seattle, WA on Wednesday April 21, 2004 and returned to our starting point 18 days later. This was a 'Circle Hawaii' cruise aboard Holland...
2004North AmericaWendy & Rob
376: Lake Como, Venice, Tuscany, Florence
May 1 - 14, 2004 Northern Italy
368: Verona, Florence, & Venice: Two Weeks
March 17 - March 31, 2004
361: Real Slow Travel, Catania
People write about their different kinds of trips, but "slow travel" was truly what my last trip to Catania was about.
359: Lucca, Siena, Montalcino, Orvieto, and Rome
18 March to 9 April 2004 we take our ten year old grandson to Italy.
2004ItalyPat and Henry
356: Getaway at Mandalay
A quick getaway to Mandalay Bay
2004North Americajnini
346: Dordogne, April 2004
This is the Dordogne portion of a two-week trip to France
2004FranceMellen Candage
341: Two Weeks in Tuscany with Side Trips to Rome, Venice & Florence
Two Weeks in Tuscany with Side Trips To Rome, Venice & Florence
337: Three Nights in Venice
Three nights in Venice: just me, staying in a little apartment in a lesser-known corner of Castello. Early March 2004.
2004ItalyJonathan Morgan
336: The World in Las Vegas
Mixing business and pleasure in Las Vegas
2004North AmericaColleen
308: Italy Trip Report
Two weeks in Northern Italy
2004ItalySally Watkins, CTC
1195: Ten Days in Eastern Sicily
Ten days in eastern Sicily in Sept 2003, including three days in Taormina and a week hiking Sicily with Exodus while staying at an agritourismo outside Toarmina. Includes a...
2003ItalyLinda Hagstrom
1097: A Week Exploring Sicily
Sept 2003, a week in Sicily which was part of a longer trip to Sicily, Ischia, Umbria, and Venice.
2003ItalyLinda Hagstrom
847: Top Of The Boot To Tuscany
First two weeks in September. Drove from airport in Milan to Desenzano on the south shore of Lake Garda. After a week there, drove to Colle Lungo at Castellina in Chianti for...
833: The Mystery Trip, or I Was Attacked by a Killer Pelican in Mykonos
In October, 2003, three couples depart on a Mystery Trip with no idea where they are going. All they know is the date and the weather. The trip is totally planned and paid...
2003Greece, TurkeyGail Hecko2006
829: A Million Degrees (moved)
Rome for a Week, Venice for nine days, with a couple of day trips.
704: Climbing the Family Tree In Basilicata's Hilltowns
Visiting my great-grandparents' hometowns in out-of-the-way Basilicata
631: A November Sojourn (moved)
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...
583: Auntie Janice & Megan Go to Paris
I've been fortunate enough to take each of my nieces and nephews on a special trip around the time of their 12th birthday. This year ... Megan and I will become temporary Parisiennes....
557: Florence, Italy
Florence Italy April 1-10 2003
2003ItalyMike Bravo
530: St. Petersburg, Russia
St. Petersburg, Russia September 2003 A 10 day trip to the beautiful city in the North.
496: Vejer de la Frontera, A Quiet Haven in Andalusia
A week in Andalusia, at the end of a trip
492: For Luigi, All the World's A Stage
Group of six on trip to Umbria.
477: Bad girls in Italy - Florence, Tuscany & Liguria - September 2003
September 14 - 19, 2003 Good Girls go to heaven... but Bad Girls go to Italy!
2003ItalyStacy Anderson
450: Saints and Flowers, Ham and Cheese: Seven Days in Norcia, Umbria
Seven days in Norcia, June 5-11, walking, eating and hanging out in southeastern Umbria.
432: The Italian Dolomites
A long weekend in the Italian Dolomites
416: Statia's Florence & Venice, Italy Trip Report
4 1/2 days in Florence, 4 1/2 days in Venice and 1 day in Paris - with vow renewal in Venice on a gondola.
2003France, ItalyStatia
413: Impressed by the Milan Duomo
Trip to Italy (Milan and Venice), June 7th to June 14th, that I took with my wife, Nikki.
403: Barcelona - Five Day Trip
A brief trip to try and discover Barcelona
2003SpainSamantha Van Eldik
402: Oktoberfest, 2003
Making friends at Oktoberfest
2003GermanySamantha Van Eldik
390: What Do You Do There? Two wonderful weeks in Massa Lubrense (moved)
We try to spend five to seven weeks in Italy every two years. Several of our friends, while somewhat envious, are also curious. “What do you do there for all that time,” they...
384: The Bells of St-Sulpice
12 Days in Paris April 24 - May 5, 2003
380: Joann's Italy in August Trip Report
My husband and I had the opportunity to travel to Italy 5 years ago when I attended a scientific meeting in Venice for work. I immediately fell in love with Italy and I always...
373: Alsace in Slow Motion
Our family's walking tour in mountains, vineyards and villages of Alsace (May 2003).
362: Veni, Vidi, Vino -- October in Italy
I spent October 2003 in Italy sightseeing, photographing and attending a wedding in Tuscany. This trip report is organized by destination, not as a day-to-day list of where...
350: Gelato Run 2003 - A Week in Rome with An Extended Family (do not move)
Three weeks: a week outside Todi, a week in southern Tuscany, and a week in Rome. Travel companions were Amy and Larry, their two boys, 9 and 12; and Amy's parents, sister and...
340: 30+ Days in Venice
Ruth, and her husband, Martin, rent the same apartment for four - five weeks in Venice each year. This report chronicles their days on their 2003-2004 Winter Trip.
333: Rome, Calabria and my big, fat Italian family!
Rome/Calabria, September 2003, 10 nights
331: Two Days in the Rain, an Opera Adventure in New York
Seeing Turandot in the pouring rain with 20 other opera loonies.
2003North AmericaDean
330: Trip Report Summer 2003 Part 3- Back to the Opera
Third week of the great opera march.
321: South Island of New Zealand Travelogue
Two people roam all over the South Island of New Zealand taking in the natural and man-made wonders.
2003New ZealandRichardNZ
320: Umbria, Tuscany and Lake Como (moved)
Two week adventure covering Umbria, Southern Tuscany and Bellagio on Lake Como.
316: Two Weeks In Rome
We spent 2 weeks in Rome this past November, which made this our 5th visit to Rome. Obviously, we had seen quite a bit of Rome on previous visits, so it may seem like we passed...
307: Detailed report on Sicily and Venice - Spring 2003
Enjoying Sicily at Easter and Venice in Springtime
306: Venice For One Month
Every winter we rent an apartment in for one month, crossing over from December in January.
305: San Miguel de Allende
Five short days in San Miguel, but enough information to keep you busy for a month! January, 2004
2003North Americadenise2004
303: Two weeks in Southern Italy
I went on this trip with my friend Laura. We are both in our early 30’s.
301: One Week in Tuscany
Two couples traveling through Tuscany
299: 2 Weeks in Tuscany & Urbino
Two Week Trip after Two Weeks at a Language School
2003ItalyCarol M
294: Camping Adventures in Northern New Mexico
Family Adventures in Northern New Mexico in Summer 2003
2003North Americaabqdeb
293: Language School in Lucca
Two weeks in May - Attending the Centro Koine' in Lucca
2003ItalyCarol M
Exploring the Castilla/Leon region of centro Spain
2003SpainBob the Navigator
290: Climbing Mount Rainier
A week adventure climbing Mt. Rainier - July 2003
2003North AmericaMarta
289: 48 Hours Around Ensenada
A short visit to Ensenada and the Guadalupe Valley Wine Country
2003North AmericaShannon
288: Principesse Tour - Rome with Kids
10 Days in Rome with two children.
286: Rome with Husband and Baby
November 2002 in Rome
285: Sicily Trip Report for March-April 2003
An overview of our spring trip to Sicily.
284: Gloria's Trip to Calabria & Puglia 2003
Family trip to Calabria and Puglia
283: Gelato Journey--A Family Odyssey in Italy!
Family trip to Italy
2003Italyteresa mcmomx4
281: Daydreaming in Switzerland
Daydreaming in Switzerland
280: 10 days in Barcelona, Granada and Seville (moved)
10 days in Barcelona, Granada and Seville.
278: Bel Abruzzo with side trips to Umbria, Lazio and Campania (moved)
June 27 - July 10 Abruzzo+
276: Sex, Drugs, and Rock-n-Roll
Or, what you will get very little of while spending a weekend in Amsterdam with a toddler.
275: A weekend in the Albi region (South of France)
Visit to Carcassonne. Sleep in a wonderful and cheap Castle near Albi. Visit to Monesties, Cordes, Albi, Lisle sur Tarn, Castelnau de Montmiral, Montauban
274: Overindulging on Art, Food and Views or Two Weeks in Tuscany and Umbria
Numerous towns and villages on the route from Montecatini Terme to Bevagna between September 26 and October 10.
268: Chillin' in the Land of Cheese n' Chalk: Southern Tuscany, August 2003
Two weeks in southern Tuscany with Castelmuzio as our base: August 14 - 30, 2003. Five adults and four kids, ages 10-15.
260: Summer 2003 Part 2- Montalcino
July 19 thru July 25 6 days in Montalcino
259: The Mediterranean October 2003 (moved)
After 13 days in Italy we boarded Holland America's Noordam. We started in Civitavecchia went down the Tyrrenean Sea up the Adriadic to Dubrovnic, then to Corfu, Malta, Palermo,...
2003France, Italy, Spain, Croatia, GreeceWendy & Rob
239: Three Weeks in Piemonte
An overview of our Piemonte fall wine and food Tour 9/29 to 10/23 with a trip down to Parma, in Emilia Romagna too.
236: Our Italian Sabbatical
Trish' and Gary's Sabbatical: Zurich to Florence to Proceno to Cortona to Rome to Zurich, October and November 2003.
2003Italy, SwitzerlandTrishmael2004
230: Italy October 2003 (moved)
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...
2003ItalyWendy & Rob
227: Family Trip to Tuscany September 2003
3 days in Florence - One week in villa near Pienza September 9 - 21, 2003
226: Provence and beyond--Cigale's travels
Friends, food, wine, animals, great food - Provence is paradise
222: StCirq's Totally Unplanned Trip - Part 1
To the Dordogne, East of Carcassonne, North of Toulouse
213: A Hot Time in Cornwall
Two weeks with friends in England, one week of which was spent in Polperro, Cornwall.
2003United KingdomDavid2004
207: 8 Fast Days in Eastern Liguria and Piemonte
We breeze through Sestri Levante, the Langhe region of Piedmont, Santa Margherita Ligure, and environs.
192: Abruzzo, Where They Don't Pronounce Vowels
A short four days holiday in a mountainous area of Southern Italy.
2003ItalyAlice Twain
15 days in Tuscany -- our 12th trip to Italy.
177: The Veneto - The Great Opera March
The Great Opera March!
170: Ramekins Cooking School, Sonoma, CA
Two-day excursion to the Ramekins cooking school in Sonoma.
2003North AmericaChris (Moderator)
167: Ira's Italy Trip Report - 2003
Ira's Italy Trip Report - 2003
166: Umbria and Rome: Relics, Saints and Berlusconi
My husband, G, was invited to attend the European American Urological Conference in Rome, October 12 through 15 and after some debate as to whether or not to go and what to...
165: Rome for Two Weeks
I spent two wonderful weeks in Rome during September-October. I rented an apartment not in the historic center, but in a neighborhood north of the Tiber, on via Flaminia Vecchia....
2003ItalyRobert Santa Monica2004
155: Three Days in Montreal
Having forgone my usual month in the Dordogne this summer, I needed a French fix. Three days in Montréal was just the ticket.
2003North AmericaStCirq
154: Sicily to Florence
One month in Italy: Sicily, Amalfi Coast, Rome, Umbria, Tuscany, Florence
152: 6 Days in New York(moved)
Music (lots of it), art and food in the big apple.
2003North Americadoru
150: 1 Week in the Province of Trapani, Sicily
An overview of our week spent on the western half of Sicily, primarily in the province of Trapani.
148: Mini trip to Los Angeles - Mini trip report!
To see the "Sargent in Italy" exhibit at the LA County Museum of Art
2003North AmericaColleen (Moderator)
142: Moon Shadow's Trip to Italy 2003
Well, it has taken us 22 years to return to Rome since we threw our coins into the Trevi Fountain. Our first trip included a three week, see everything you can of Holland, Germany,...
2003ItalyChiaro di Luna
140: Italy - Second Italian Notebook-September 2003 (moved)
Venice, then up the River Po from Venice to Cremona (...or so we thought...), with day excursions to Murano and Burano, Padova, Ferrara, Mantova, Parma and Cremona, then on...
137: Alps, Alba, Bologna, the Appenines and Orta
Stressful start to a great vacation
2003ItalyRobert Rainey
136: Edinburgh in Two
The eight day holiday in Edinburgh of two literature fans
2003United KingdomAlice Twain
133: 2 weeks in Paris - July 2003
I spent 2 weeks seeing the sights in Paris as the result of an apartment exchange.
132: Austria by Bike - June 2003
Join Stephanie as she solo travels by bike from Krimml to Passau to Vienna.
67: Gelato,Truffle & Porcini Tour--A Family's Month in Italy Exploring Venice, Tuscany, and Umbria
Family Vacation August 1 -24, 2003
65: New Year's in Venice: 2002-3
La Serenissima in Winter
2003ItalyColleen (Moderator)
1324: Hanging Out in the Algarve and London (moved)
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,...
2002United Kingdom, PortugalDoug Phillips
915: Lake Como and Bernina Express
Some wild dining experiences, a super apartment value and the greatest train ride ever
2002Italy, SwitzerlandSeaJay
864: Shakespeare in Florence
Six weeks in Italy, Florence and Ischia, during one HOT season.
861: An Eastern Europe Sampler
Two weeks with stops in Vienna, Austria; Ljubljana and other areas of Slovenia; Prague, Czech Republic
2002Austria, Czech Republic, SloveniaRonGom2006
681: A Week in the Emerald Isle at Springtime
This is an account of my trip, with my husband and parents, of Ireland in April, 2002. We stayed in Kilkenny all week, and radiated day trips from there.
2002IrelandGreen Dragon
434: Bridget Jones and Friend post live from Barcelona
A few days touring Barcelona
433: Four days in Catalonia, Spain
A short driving trip around Catalonia, Spain
415: Foodies Trips to Italy 2000 - 2002 (moved)
Food and restaurant reviews and recipes collected over 21 weeks traveling in Italy in 2000 and 2002.
2002ItalyGavin Crawford2004
389: Queenstown New Zealand For Non-bungee Jumpers
There are many things to do in beautiful Queenstown without being an adventure traveler.
2002New Zealandcaplanco
349: Navigating in Venezia and Slovenia
Two weeks in early October with the first week in Venice and the second in Slovenia.
2002Italy, SloveniaBob the Navigator
312: A Month in Italy
Florence, Siena, 2 weeks in Montalcino, Camogli, Castelfranco Emilia, Rome
304: Venice in November - Travel Notes
Long weekend in Venice with friends.
297: Summer 2002 at our home in the Périgord
Summer 2002 at our home in the Périgord
295: Another Part of Tuscany--The Maremma
Five days in the Maremma near Manciano: Pitigliano, Sovana and Sorano
291: Traveling in Le Marche
November travel in Italy's Marche region
282: Rome for Christmas and New Years
Rome: Dec/Jan 02/03
269: A Family trip to England, including a 50+ mile walk in the Cotswolds
Family trip to England, including a 50+ mile walk in the Cotswolds.
2002United KingdomKaydee2004
231: Amazing Italy
This is a ten-day, four-night “Europe Winter Season” tour with Insight Vacations, including extra days tacked on at the beginning for Rome, with the first day being the day...
173: Hiking in Switzerland, touring in Italy
5 1/2 weeks in Switzerland (Engelberg, Grindelwald) and Italy (Tuscany, Lazio, Rome)
2002Italy, SwitzerlandPauline (Moderator)
171: Venezia 2002--Six days living in an apartment in Venice
Six days in Venice with friends
2002ItalyMarta (Moderator)
149: Doru's Notebook, Italy. Three weeks visiting the Lakes, Venice, Tuscany, and Milan (moved)
Doru & Josette on a 3 week adventure.
94: Florence, Italy, July 27 - August 11, 2002
Two weeks in Florence including two nights in Venice and day trips into Tuscany.
93: 36 hours in Rome - Robert and Scuba’s Dome Tour
36 hours in Rome
2002ItalyRobert Santa Monica
91: Birding in Italy (moved)
Birding in Venice and the Po Delta
89: A Taste of Italy: A First Journey
A "Fast Travel" trip to Italy and into Switzerland
2002Switzerland, ItalyMezzaluna
88: Down the Grand Union Canal to London
Narrowboating - down the Grand Union Canal to London
2002United KingdomLucille T
87: Three weeks in Spain (moved)
Doru and his wife Josette did a 3 week trip to Spain (hotels, no vacation rentals) in April - May 2002.
86: A Month in Venice
One of the authors of Chow! Venice spends a month in Venice every winter and every spring. This report chronicles her travels in the spring of 2002.
80: Italy and Slovenia
Trip Report, August 9 until September 10th, 2002 Rachel and her husband Joe frequently travel to Europe. Rachel has written several Italy vacation rental reviews for us,...
2002Italy, SloveniaRachel
78: A Week in Basilicata & A Week in Tuscany
Home exchange for an "unknown" location in Southern southern Italy and a week in Il Poggio in Southern Tuscany
2002ItalyHanan and Sara Sher
77: Scotland to Tuscany in Caro’s Car (moved)
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. (admin note: retrieved from WayBack, didn't catch in scrape)
2002Belgium, ItalyCaro*
69: Lake Garda - Gardaland
A visit to the Italian theme park Gardaland with our two toddlers (4 and 2.5 years old).
2002ItalyCristina (Moderator)
55: Kim's Family Extravaganza--An extended family travels together to Rome, Venice and Tuscany (moved)
9-Person Family Vacation
1776: Japan - the Land of Traditions, Temples,Tea, and Tatami Mats
This was a unique trip with home-stays arranged through the World Youth Visit Exchange Association (WYVEA).
2001JapanPaula G. Cullison
1398: POSTCARD - A Little Street Opera in Italy
A snippet of life witnessed on the streets of Citta’ di Castello.
1087: Sicily in February
A visit to Sicily for 13 nights in eight different places - seeing a lot but leaving plenty to see if I'm lucky enough to go again.
582: An Independent Driving Tour of Europe - 2001
In the spring of 2001, my parents and I celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary by spending five weeks driving around Europe.
2001France, Italy, Austria, Belgium, Germany, Netherlands, Norway, Switzerland, Other CountriesJaniceB
573: Golden Luck
A story about two of the countries that I adventured in 2001, not a normal trip report, but a very interesting account of two wild and mysterious countries. Some names have...
2001Middle East, Other CountriesFrench Toast
467: Travelling Light - With Some Unwelcome Assistance
The drive from Paris had been fantastic. We had just said it was the best time we'd ever had in France. Now we were excitedly heading towards Italy and looking forward to...
2001France, ItalyPamela R
424: A Non-Slow Trip to Italy
Our first trip to Italy and what we learned, which is that we prefer independent travel to tours!
2001ItalyTom Spillman
400: Viaggio a Roma
Although my husband, Eddie, and I have been to Italy many times, this is our first trip to Rome. We're spending 8 days in the Eternal City.
2001ItalyAnnie M2004
298: Road to Marrakech
A short trip to France and on to Morocco for cooking classes, shopping and fun.
2001France, Other CountriesStCirq
271: The Roman Holiday Holiday
A day strolling around Rome finding the scenes used for the filming of the movie, Roman Holiday
181: Notes from Radda, Montemarcello and Vernazza
Italia - Orvieto, Radda in Chianti, Montemarcello (Liguria), Vernazza (Liguria)
2001ItalyJohn Eager
127: New Years 2001-2002 in Venice; Short visits to Florence and Rome
Enjoying friends, churches, and special moments during 3 weeks in Italy.
2001ItalyColleen (Moderator)
126: Mommy's Week Out (moved)
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.
2001ItalyKim (Moderator)
125: The Malinka Family’s 2001 Gelato/Gnocchi Trip
Liz, her husband Frank and their daughters Kali and Chloe vacation in Portovenere, two weeks in Chianti, Assisi, Lucca and Florence.
2001ItalyLiz (Moderator)
124: Tuscany (Pistoia, Chianti) and Verona
David and Bruce enjoying food, wine and music in Tuscany.
2001ItalyDavid (Moderator)
119: The Gelato Chronicles: Tuscany with the boys. (do not move)
Amy and Larry, their children Daniel and Evan, Amy's parents, her sisters and her brother in law join up to enjoy Tuscany together.
2001ItalyAmy (Moderator)
117: Two weeks in Italy (moved)
Tracy and her husband and children did a two week trip to Italy in June 2001. This trip report was also posted on the AOL Italy boards.
2001ItalyTracy from NC
113: August in Tuscany
Rome and a Month in the Tuscan Countryside near Buonconvento
2001ItalySteve F.
111: 3 Weeks In Italy
Rob and Tom spend three weeks traveling through Italy, staying in vacation rentals, with one week based in Cetona, one in Florence and the last week in Venice.
110: Paul and Kathy's trip to Tuscany (Sept 4-17)
One week in San Gimignano; One week in Cortona
2001ItalyPaul in Oregon
108: 25th Year Class Reunion in Rome
Maria returns to Rome for her 25th High School Reunion
107: Two Weeks In Tuscany
Andy and his friends spent two weeks in Tuscany in September 2001.
102: One Week in Liguria, One week in Tuscany (moved)
Jean and her husband Greg spent two weeks in Italy in October 2001.
101: 26 Days in Venice - Winter 2001
Twenty-six days in Venice over Christmas and New Years. The report is long and detailed.
682: Driving through England, Scotland and Wales
This is a driving trip that my husband and I took in August 2000, through England, Scotland and Wales.
2000United KingdomGreenDragon
420: A Week in San Gimignano
Six friends: four menopausal females and one very tolerant married couple explore San Gimignano, enjoying the town, the countryside and nearby Siena, whilst imbibing the delicious...
319: Sorrento, Amalfi, and Montalcino
Overview of trip to Amalfi and Montalcino with nights sprinkled in at Sorrento, Viterbo, Siena and Florence.
2000ItalyPat from Witchita
105: 10 Days in Sicily (moved)
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...
104: Navigating with Bob & Ed in Southern Italy--Two Weeks in Sicily and Puglia
"This trip was conceived with a different set of objectives. The first was to fill in some of the glaring voids in my trip planning resume; I had never been south of the Amalfi...
2000ItalyBob the Navigator
880: Hitting the Highlights in Paris and the Loire Valley
June 22 - July 13, 1999 - Paris and the Loire Valley
1999FranceBarry Parks
713: A Weekend in Venice for the Biennale
I went to Venice for the weekend for the opening of the 1999 Venice Biennale.
902: The Virgin Voyage (moved)
In the Fall of 1998, two Italy-virgins venture into heaven and come back changed.
472: Back to Uni to Learn Italian - A Month in Perugia
A month in Perugia, learning Italian and trying to blend in!
1998ItalyPamela R
121: Three Months in Holland
In spring of 1996, I had an opportunity to work in the Netherlands for three months. My husband George and I stayed in an apartment in Leiden that was provided by my company....
1996Belgium, NetherlandsMarta (Moderator)
1316: European Travel Back When - 1964
In 1964, when I was a young graduate student, I took a two-month solo trip to Europe. I ended up visiting about a dozen cities in a half-dozen countries, spending very little...
1995France, Italy, United Kingdom, Belgium, Germany, SwitzerlandMarian
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