While traveling to visit my family’s village in Petina Italy this October, I stopped in Sorrento . After spending 3 months there on a sabbatical 2 years ago it was difficult to return. This is a small city with a truly small town heart. I walked all the streets I remembered, noting the stores orContinue reading “Artist in Sorrento”
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Do you take fewer trips so that you can go first class?
Would one trip at first class hotels and good restaurants be better than taking MORE or LONGER trips and spending much less on hotels and food? An interesting comparison. What do you think? http://feeds.feedburner.com/blogspot/TPtiO
NO MORE BEACH VACATIONS! Now I have time for TRAVEL
Once I stopped taking trips to beach locations, I found much more time to visit other cities in the USA and other countries. Since many American only have 2 or maybe 3 weeks vacation a YEAR (those that still have jobs) it is difficult to juggle how to spend the few free days you haveContinue reading “NO MORE BEACH VACATIONS! Now I have time for TRAVEL”
BIG storm at sea
Finding and Visiting Our Family Village
I have threatened my family that I was going to find and visit Petina for the past 3 years. Other relatives have visited by car, but I had hoped to take the train and taxi to this small town.Little did I know that there IS NOT TRAIN OR TAXI. You can take the bus fromContinue reading “Finding and Visiting Our Family Village”
Even nuns have a bad day sometimes…..
I am traveling in Italy for 30 days and this is not a glamor trip. While doing several other projects, see other posts, I am trying to see if I can do Italy on 100 a day. NO not 100 dollars, 100 euors and it is difficult. So I am staying in convent hotels inContinue reading “Even nuns have a bad day sometimes…..”
The bus in Italy hates me…..
NEVER take the bus!! i have written about riding the bus to Fiuggi with 25 teenagersI have taken the bus to Fiesole but that was the end of the route and i could not get lost, but i have been left in a small town during the FOUR hour lunch hour because the bus didContinue reading “The bus in Italy hates me…..”
Home To Italy Finding my family Home
Everything is out of order, I am posting events that happended today and have not posted the previous week. But a quick up date on my adventure: i did find and visit our home village of Petina and as for traveling in Italy for 100 euors a day HA, I have good days and badContinue reading “Home To Italy Finding my family Home”
I am finally Home to Italy!
I have been in Italy for 2 1/2 days and this is the first wifi spot i have found so that I may use my own computer!I must add photos to this spot since it is close to heaven, literally, i am on a cliff side on Capri in a delightful albergo piccolo. MoreContinue reading “I am finally Home to Italy!”
Home to Italy 2010 Is NOTHING like a trip on $50 a day…..
Today a solo trip home to Italy requires more planning and a lot more HELP. I have signed up for a global “watch” to give me assistance if i run into trouble. Nice but I can’t even use the Italian phone system without help! One year,before cell phones, until I met a veryContinue reading “Home to Italy 2010 Is NOTHING like a trip on $50 a day…..”