Take The Recommendations

Monday I began my literary podcast through Italy, starting at Lake Como and continuing to Venice on Tuesday, which leads us to today, Cinque Terre.  Rather.  I thought it did.  But I realized that I have another story to tell first.  The meat of Cinque Terre will have to wait until tomorrow. Where we stayed:…

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Venice: 3 Stars

Yesterday I began my literary podcast through Italy, starting at Lake Como.  If you missed it, you can find it here. From Lake Como we continued onward to Venice.  I said yesterday that I liked 3 things about Venice, so I will start with that. It’s very pretty.  Picturesque.  Instaworthy.  Whatever you want to call…

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Once Upon a Time, in Italy

As it has been much publicized, by myself, on this blog, last year I went to Europe with my brother, two sisters, and brother-in-law.  Next week marks one year since this trip of a lifetime began.  I call it a trip of a lifetime because I don’t think it’s that common for 5 adult siblings…

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Austria Part 2: Slowing The Pace

Last week I shared what my siblings and I did in 24 hours in Vienna.  This week, I’m moving west across the country and forward in time to our days in Hallstatt and Salzburg. So, here’s the thing about Austria…. we loved it. Somewhere between the mountain views and beautiful architecture we just kinda, well, we…

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