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A Kiwi Walking the French Way in Rome

First dinner in Rome and we were lucky enough to be seated next to Vicki. First I must mention that she was an expert at getting rid of the annoying souvenir sellers with a swift hand wave and a firm and unforgiving, “Go Away!” before casually returning to her conversation with us. Vicki is a New … Continue reading

When in Rome a 2nd Time…

May 10th – 13th 2013 I just cannot get enough of this place. Here are the important notes from this time around: Go to the touristy must-see spots at night. The Spanish Steps, the Trevi, the Pantheon and Piazza Navona are most definitely not as crowded and absolutely lovely to see all lit up at … Continue reading

Italy: The Last of Rome ~ Day 12

It’s the last of our Roman Holiday. Wednesday, May 4th 2011: Rome Longest… day… in… Rome… ever. I’m really glad I didn’t get drunk the night before, because having a hangover on a day like this one would have sucked. Just like Florence and Venice, the walking tour was very slow and this one was jam-packed … Continue reading

Italy: From Venice back to Rome ~ Day 11

Looong drive toward a late afternoon Roman Recap… Tuesday, May 3rd 2011: Rome We had an 8am start to the 8-hour drive back down to Rome from Venice. Oy vay. But watching Angels & Demons (since it’s set and filmed in Rome) and two stops at AutoGrills made the time go by quickly enough. Filling out our review … Continue reading

Italy: Miami to Rome ~ Days 1 & 2

And I’m off to do as the Romans do! Saturday, April 23rd 2011: Miami, FL I thought my countdown would never end! Different parts of the last two weeks felt like they were balanced evenly on either end of the spectrum. From one aspect, I had alot to take care of at work before being out for … Continue reading