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Ciao, Roma!

Originally I thought I’d simply fly into Rome and turn around the next day to leave for the countryside. I had been here when I was 20 as part of my junior year abroad, and didn’t think I needed to spend more time in the city. 422 more words


hey Mambo, Mambo Italiano! pt-1

We are just back from our non-honeymoon in Italy.  12 days, and it was… glorious!

Italy is everything you imagine on those occasional Olive Garden nights sitting across from your love at a candlelight table, slurping spaghetti & meatballs, Frank Sinatra softly crooning in the background. 841 more words


People-watching anonymous

July 2:

Overwhelmed by the sights in Venice and the late night from watching the World Cup game, we awoke late on this last morning in the city with one objective: to check out of our hostel on time by 10 AM, which we managed to do with little trouble. 1,284 more words


In the Ghhhhetto ...

Finally, after all these years, made it up to the Jewish Museum or what was once affectionately called the Jewish Ghetto. Wait … Jewish Ghetto did you say? 857 more words


A Walk through Mirow

The Mirow neighborhood in Warsaw is planned for revitalization and includes some rare but crumbling pre-War buildings.

My friend at MyTravelingJoys took us for a walk around the area on a brilliant sunny day in what turned out to be the last week of summer here. 361 more words


Do Widziena Warszawa - Goodbye Warsaw

My week is up and I am heading home today, reflective and satisfied with the visit.  Having met so many remarkable and passionate people, I feel an special bond to Warsaw and to Poland.   578 more words

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Prague's Jewish Ghetto

Prague’s Jewish Ghetto, or “Josefov,” is the best preserved complex of historical Jewish sights in all of Europe. This includes the oldest and still active synagogue in Europe – the Old-New Synagogue and the oldest Jewish cemetery in Europe. 1,353 more words

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