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A Florence City Tour of David and the Duomo with Walks of Italy

It’s fairly obvious from my blog title that I do all my exploring in the days and weeks afforded by my annual leave, meaning that my trips are rarely longer than a fortnight and often shorter. 1,175 more words


Food Truck Nation

You don’t have to travel all the way to San Francisco or New Orleans to get yourself a taste of America’s Food Truck revolution. This summer through the end of October, all you have to do is get yourself to Milan and to Expo 2015. 246 more words


Venice with Friends; June 2015

One month ago today, my very good pal (and cracker jack ace reporter) Kristin and I met up in Rome. The reunion itself was a giddy moment in which we ran towards each other at maximum velocity on the train platform in Termini Station, squealing in excitement and delight, making apologies for our own perceived odors. 627 more words


After a quick night’s stopover in Rome we were back on the train to lovely Assisi.

What a spectacular spot.

The town overlooks the rest of pastoral Umbria with everything – piazzas, basilicas, fields, crops – coloured with greens, browns and golds. 109 more words


Pescara 30th May - 1st June

On Saturday the 30th of May we left Casa San Carlo (for good this time!) and got the train to Pescara, my dad’s cousin lives there and we thought this was the perfect opportunity for a reunion. 399 more words