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Rhode Trip

I’m continuing the New England vacation thread with Providence, Rhode Island.  After some R&R at the beach in Madison, CT, we made our way up to Providence.   186 more words

Vying for Venice - A Brother and Sister Trip to Italy's City of Mystery and Masks

Venice – a city swelling with history, character, cuisine and culture.

I always knew that I just had to go to Venice. The moment came, immediate in its clarity, after reading the novella… 995 more words


Italy & Greece, Part 2

Our Italian journey continued on day five of the trip with a fairly relaxing travel day. The bus took us through the mountains on the way to Venice and we made one stop in the town of Verona. 918 more words


Venice...Arrivederci, Italia!

Although quite crowded, we found Venice to be beautiful. Really, people only seemed to bunch up on the bridges. The first message I saw when upon arrival while waiting for our water taxi  stated that we tourists need to be mindful of the Venetians and get the hell out of their way…”not everyone is here to tour, some people have to work.” I suppose it must be overwhelming to be a Venetian and deal with the constant flow of tourists. 1,921 more words



Žít několik měsíců v Itálii a nenavštívit Benátky? Tak to by byla velká ostuda. Už dříve jsem uvažovala o výletě na toto místo, ale nikdy to časově nevyšlo, asi jsem čekala až budu žít v Itálii. 3,792 more words


Thoughts On 'Branding'

Branding is such a big deal these days — at least to people in the world of advertising…and Donald Trump. These days, his commercial (company) ‘brand’ is apparently suffering — and that’s not taking into account his peculiar brand of ‘Presidenting’. 623 more words


Traveling Venice

My day trip to Venice was an interesting experience. I was amazed by the amount of tourists all around and the beauty of the small streets within the canals. 623 more words