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Sirmoine's Secret Garden (#4)

Sirmione is an attractive lakeside town on the shores of Lake Garda in the Lombardy region, Italy. While walking around, I came across this beautiful garden.  19 more words


Cinque Terre Walk: The Mother of All Trails

In 2010, my family and I went to Italy for 3 weeks. One of the highlights of that trip was the Cinque Terre – 5 lands in English; it’s called so literally because of the 5 towns that compose it namely: Monterosso, Vernazza, Cornigla, Manarola and Riomaggiore. 1,277 more words


3 Must-See Museums of Florence

by Brittany Willis
These are my top picks for art museums in Florence, Italy. Each one offers something special and totally unique. And as a bonus, they are all walking distance apart, as well as walking distance from the main train station. 781 more words


The Umbrella

Hillary got married today, which means I’ve been thinking about her all day long. And when I think of Hillary, I can’t help but think of the umbrella. 558 more words

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Osteria del Gallo - Como, Italy

Leaving the concrete jungle behind, our depature from Milan took us North into the hills. We set up camp in the small commune of Dongo, situated on the Northwestern corner of Lake Como. 325 more words


Relics: The Ancient City of Pompeii, Italy

In 79 AD, the city of Pompeii in Campania, Italy, was covered in 13-20ft of ash and pumice as Mount Vesuvius erupted.


Touchdown Milan - Day 1

After over 15 hours of planes and layovers, we hit the ground running in Milan. Milan’s airport is located some distance outside of the city, so we had the option of taking either a shuttle bus or train to Milano Centrale, the main train station in Milan. 574 more words