Tag Archives: Italy

Spotlight on Taverna Trilussa

We had read about Taverna Trilussa on Tripadvisor. Rick Steves also mentioned the establishment in his Italy guidebook. They only open for dinner so we decided to take a chance and walk in early. The Taverna is a hundred year … Continue reading

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Revisiting Rome

We set off to our summer vacation looking forward to another adventure.  On the encouragement of some friends, we decided to take the long journey to Europe again. The trip was to get acquainted with Croatia and its surrounds.  First, … Continue reading

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And The Signs Said

Here is sign we came across while walking around the city of Florence, Italy.  From afar, it looked like a “no entry” sign. But when we looked closer, there is someone carrying the horizontal bar. So, does this mean there … Continue reading

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View From Above

Last Friday’s DP Photo Challenge was “From Above.”  I’ve been running around a lot these past few days and have not had a chance to post, let alone read my fellow bloggers’ posts. But I felt I needed to just … Continue reading

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A Little Town Called Volpaia

  During our recent trip through the Tuscany region, we stayed at a Villa in the outskirts of Florence. The Villa was up one of the hills in the municipality of Bagno a Ripoli. The place was called Borgo I Vicelli. Beyond the gates … Continue reading

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Riding Trains

During some of our European trips, my hubby and I avail of the efficient train systems at our disposal.  This has afforded us a peek into people’s daily goings on.  We find it a great opportunity to people-watch. There is … Continue reading

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