- Venice Its Been A Few days because our Internet connection in Venice was shocking! I see from comments on their website that I am not the only one who has had problems.
We loved the train trip from Vienna to Posted by webb in Webb holiday | Sep 1, 2013
- Rome Day 2 - August 30thWhat a surprisingly short day, yet we saw SO MUCH! We started out around 11, after eating breakfast, had lunch at 4, and ate dinner at 9. But in between, we did a bit more than that. :) We left Posted by adventureguyben in Europe Trip 2013 | Aug 30, 2013
- Oz Is A Bloody Long Way AwayI'd been too smug! On the morning we were leaving, I'd been mentally applauding how well organized we were and how well that proved that all those lists were worth it!
However, our timely departure from home was faintly 'marred' Posted by OwenGadflies in Are We There Yet? | Aug 30, 2013
- Mary's quick Italian guideMary’s guide to roaming rome☺
Firstly get yourself a guide book, even if you just borrow one from the library, make sure that it divides Rome into areas or neighborhoods… this will make it easier to see everything. I would Posted by ForeignProblems in #Foreignproblems | Aug 30, 2013
- Rome Day 1 - August 29thWe arrived in Rome today! Paris was awesome, and I hope Rome is even better. Did you know that the Coliseum was finished in the year 80 AD? That's almost 2000 years ago! And we are going to see it! Posted by adventureguyben in Europe Trip 2013 | Aug 29, 2013
- Roaming through Rome
'Rome is the city of echoes, the city of illusions, and the city of yearning.
Giotto di Bondone'
This was to be our first solo trip together. We had both travelled previously but it was always within the comforts of pre-packaged tour Posted by ForeignProblems in #Foreignproblems | Aug 26, 2013
- What is a bule?I am a bule. This is how they call foreigners in Indonesia. At first, I titled this blog "saya suka nasi goreng", which means "I like fried rice": I was proud to have learnt this sentence, but then I Posted by anjacartomante in Life of a bule | Aug 25, 2013
- City life: Bolzano[i]Capital city of the province of South Tyrol, ranking the top spot for the best quality of life in Italy and home to Otzi the Ice Man; Bolzano creates a lot of intrigue to say the least. Only an hour Posted by Digglet in Italian Dolomites | Aug 24, 2013
- Things Fall ApartI guess it can't be all smooth travels but I wouldn't have thought we would hit some bumps here. On one of our walks, my iPad and bottle of water chose to mate with disastrous results. My iPad Posted by Dayts in Goin' Round | Aug 23, 2013
- Having a 'Ferragosto' of a time![i]As I entered the kitchen on my usual morning breakfast duty I was welcomed with the words “Today is the Ferragosto!” Now I’d heard that this Italian holiday was due soon but I didn’t know what it was all about, Posted by Digglet in Italian Dolomites | Aug 18, 2013
- Sas di Stria - World War One in the Dolomites[i]Collett’s Mountain Holidays have been working alongside Isabelle Johnson, a local war historian, for many years. Every Wednesday guests are encouraged to join a fascinating walk through the tunnels, trenches and fortifications of Sass di Stria built by Posted by Digglet in Italian Dolomites | Aug 18, 2013
- VENICE - 15th AugustIsland tour day.
Our last day we decided to do an Island tour :-
1st Stop the amazing island of Murano, famous the world over for their glass, and a very pretty island as well -
(Yes, we have Posted by MKaye in Motorcycling around Europe 2013 | Aug 16, 2013
- VENICE - Day 3 & 4 - 13th & 14th AugustThis morning (Tuesday) I surprised myself by getting up early, intending to join a Photography Course which is based on a walking tour of Venice in the early morning. Not sure what happened but there was nobody at Posted by MKaye in Motorcycling around Europe 2013 | Aug 15, 2013
- Lago SorapisAs the drive took us to the Falzarego Pass and away from Badia, the blue skies sadly disappeared in the distance as a huge rain cloud hovered above Cortina. Guests sat questioning why they had chosen shorts for the Posted by Digglet in Italian Dolomites | Aug 15, 2013
- Padua & Venice, ItalyEarly Saturday morning we were up (in plenty of time!) and walked with one of our new friends to the train/bus station to get our 08:15 mini-bus to Mestre train station (in between Venice and Padua). We Posted by Nick-n-Charlie in Our Honeymoon World Tour | Jul 29, 2013
- VENICE - Day 2 - 12 AugustWalking through the Piazza this morning we were confronted by a representative of the Murano Glass Factory, offering free entry and transport. Amazing, we were just going to buy tickets at 20 Euros each, for a boat trip to Murano. Posted by MKaye in Motorcycling around Europe 2013 | Aug 13, 2013
- Corvara: The best resort in the Dolomites?Corvara, situated in the heart of the Alta Badia, is bursting with life during the summer months and for very good reason; not only is it surrounded by breathtaking mountain peaks, Corvara also provides accessibility to easier, moderate and high Posted by Digglet in Italian Dolomites | Aug 12, 2013
- Corvara, by nightBy night, and particularly every Thursday evening in the summer, the road closes and local acts come out to entertain.
It’s between 5pm and 10pm that barriers are laid out to prevent any cars driving through. Almost instantly people take Posted by Digglet in Italian Dolomites | Aug 12, 2013
- PARIS to VENICE 10th & 11th AugustBefore leaving Paris you must have a Macaroon. Luckily we left it until the last day, they are delicious and very addictive.
[img=http://photos.travellerspoint.com/576870/4B5155B82219AC6817941DB7255D749E.jpg thumb=http://photos.travellerspoint.com/5768 Posted by MKaye in Motorcycling around Europe 2013 | Aug 11, 2013
- Where We Ate: VeronaGelateria Patagonia
We visited the location on Via Mazzini, a pedestrian-only shopping area in Verona. In addition to the typical flavors, they also had some fun ones like Bacio di Romeo and Bacio di Giulieta (Romeo and Juliet's kisses, respectively). Al Posted by amikulski in Toddler Travels | Aug 10, 2013
- Italian alpsOh Italy, how I love thee.
For the fourth of July weekend we decided to go on a little 3 day 2 night backpacking adventure in the Italian Alps capped on either end with a couple of nights in a hotel Posted by trackers in ¡Global Nada! | Aug 7, 2013
- Why is Via Ferrata Brigata Tridentina loved by all?Walk organisers ventured out at the crack of dawn to get a feel for the Via Ferrata that receives such bright eyes and beaming smiles from our guests.
Upon arrival to the car park just below Passo Gardena, we were Posted by Digglet in Italian Dolomites | Aug 6, 2013
- Water colour: Bringing the Dolomites to lifeMary King, Resort Artist for Collett's Mountain Holidays summer 2013, is here to share her skills and tempt you into joining her for the day painting the picturesque landscape using water colour.
On this particular afternoon, Mary had chosen a Posted by Digglet in Italian Dolomites | Aug 5, 2013
- Lagazuoi Tunnels Upon arrival to the car park, the 30 minute zig-zag route alongside Lagazuoi, which leads to the entrance of the tunnels, could be seen. We made our way up the gravel track as views opened up over the Marmolada Posted by Digglet in Italian Dolomites | Aug 1, 2013
- Where We Ate: TrentoAll of these places are walkable from the Grand Hotel Trento in about 10 minutes or less.
The name Duo makes sense because there are 2 floors and 2 different concepts. When you walk in, you are in the tapas Posted by amikulski in Toddler Travels | Jul 31, 2013