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Amalfi Coast-Samantha Brown . . . ...

Amalfi Coast-Samantha Brown . . . “you had me at buon giorno”

Samantha Brown is telling Positano “you had me at buon giorno”. ..  And here’s what she is gazing upon . . . My “must see” list has suddenly gotten quite long since I started working on my itinerary.  Priano, Positano, Capri, Paestum, Ravello, Amalfi, Scala, Atrani, Minori, Maiori, Salerno, Naples . . . I won’t […]

Naples: Should I ….

Naples:  Should I ….

It’s big, it’s dirty, it’s crowded, it smells, there’s a lot of crime!  Hey, if I didn’t know better I would assume that someone was describing Los Angeles.  😛  But these are actually some descriptive words that I have read people say about Naples.    Honestly, I didn’t have Naples very high on my must see list, […]

Technology: WiFi where ever you go wi...

Technology: WiFi where ever you go with MiFi . . .

In my main blog, I announced my 2011 Amalfi Coast Adventures!  I am beyond excitement and can’t wait to “live” in one of the charming small towns that line this famous strectch in the Campania Region of Southern Italy.  I found this beautiful apartment that has these stunning views of the ocean from every room.  A perfect […]

Sentiero degli Dei (Path of the Gods)...

Sentiero degli Dei (Path of the Gods) . . .

While researching my 2011 trip to Southern Italy where I will base, I discovered that in addition to the wonderful churches, majestic views of the Italian coastline and Mediterranean sea, there are some cool hiking trails. One incredible hiking trail that caught my attention was the “Sentiero degli Dei” or Path of the Gods.   It […]

Driving the Amalfi Coast . . .

Driving the Amalfi Coast . . .

Well, I successfully drove the famous and very beautiful “Road to the Isles” in Scotland and so I’m feeling qutie adventurous.  I want to rent a scooter and drive the famous Amalfi Coast!    I have mapped out an rough “Must See” list for myself. Of course, I’m very early into my planning stages and I have yet to purchase […]

Rediscovering Southern Italy . . .

Rediscovering Southern Italy . . .

Here’s a scanned photo from a trip which seems a lifetime ago.  And why? Because it practically was.  On my first ever trip to Europe I had the pleasure of visiting southern Italy (overnight in Sorrento) and a day trip to the Island of Capri to see the Blue Grotto and Anacapri.  I found this […]

Italy Trip 2011: Ravello, Positano, C...

Italy Trip 2011: Ravello, Positano, Capri . . .

On my very first trip to Europe, I immediately fell in love with Italy, specifically Venice and Capri. I’ve been back to that first love Venice twice since then even spending two weeks there.  So, naturally when thoughts of a return trip to Italy surfaced thoughts of a return trip to Southern Italy turned to […]

Travel Thoughts: The winds are blowin...

Travel Thoughts: The winds are blowing in the direction of Southern Italy

Like patches of grass rising through the cracks in the Ancient  Colosseum  (Wikipedia) in Rome, my travel thoughts of a return trip to Italy is slowly surfacing . . . just aching to be noticed!  

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