List of Trip Reports

Title Year Countries Traveler Contest
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2114: A Few Days Around Conwy, Northeast Wales (moved)

We spent a few days in May exploring the area around Conwy with ruined castles, stately homes, churches and the delightful Brynbella Gardens.

2014 United Kingdom Eleanor
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2113: Sauntering through Suffolk

We spent five days around Stowmarket, Suffolk in March, visiting some of its glorious churches.

2014 United Kingdom Eleanor
2109: Spring in Country France (moved)

28 March to 8 June 2014 - ten weeks traveling by car in rural France.

2014 France phirhon
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2108: Caledonia – the Old, the Rugged, the Brave, the Beautiful (moved)

September, 2014 - Terry and her husband spend time exploring Edinburgh, the Highlands and some other areas of Scotland.

2014 United Kingdom teaberry
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2101: Two Weeks in the Val d'Orcia (moved)

April-May 2014. Two weeks staying in Montepulciano, with numerous day trips around this most beautiful region of Tuscany.

2014 Italy Roz
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2099: A Wonderful Three Days in the Cotswolds

Late May Driving Tour

2014 United Kingdom JMW BHM
2098: Home in Rome

Our eighth visit to Rome armed with a list of things we still haven't seen!

2014 Italy Liveforhols
2097: Spring in Italy and France

Two different walking tours, one in France, one in Puglia Italy with additional time in Rome, Sicily and Perugia.

2014 France, Italy Linda Hagstrom
2094: A Wonderful Four Days in Rome and One Day in Florence

Family of three adults spends five days in Rome, including a day trip to Florence, visiting the highlights.

2014 Italy JMW BHM
2107: 10 Days in Paris

September 24, 2013 to October 4, 2013 in beautiful Paris, three adults tour the city enjoying many a pastry and a museum along the way.

2013 France Deva
2096: Babymoon in London

June 8, 2013-June 15, 2013. Married couple Becky and Matt go to London for a pre-baby trip. Day trips include Liverpool (for a tour of Anfield Stadium) and York.

2013 United Kingdom lesrosiers
2093: Peru - Tryst with the Incas

Oscar and Letha spend just over 10 days visiting Peru, the Sacred Valley, the Amazon, and time in Lima at the end of December 2013.

2013 South America Letha
2092: France from Cold Seas to the Warm Seas

June 18 - July 20 2013, a family trip to France with time spent in Normandy, the Dordogne and Bandol, among other locations.

2013 France Anastasia
2088: Scotland the Brave

We spent ten days in September exploring the area between Aberdeen and Inverness, visiting ruined castles, stately homes and gardens, as well as Pictish crosses and prehistoric...

2013 United Kingdom Eleanor
2087: WW II, Castles, and London

Highlights of Keith's trip to England, including visits to London, Bath and Highclere Castle, featured in Downton Abbey.

2013 United Kingdom KeithfromVA
2084: Beautiful Italy

From 11 September 2013 to 1 October 2013 my sister and I spent time in Venice, the Dolomites, the Veneto (Verona, Bassano del Grappa and Asolo), and Lake Como, seeing the sites...

2013 Italy lesleymay
2082: Exploring the Veneto

Twelve days of exploring the villages, villas and vineyards around the Veneto, including a side trip to Slovenia and ending in Venice.

2013 Italy, Slovenia D Tapp
2077: Dawdling Through the Dordogne (moved)

We spent a week exploring the Dordogne in May from a base near Sarlat-la-Canéda.

2013 France Eleanor
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2076: Montferrier and the Midi-Pyrenees (moved)

We spent a cold and rather wet week based at Montferrier in May, visiting parts of Aude, Ariège and as far west as Haute Garonne.

2013 France Eleanor
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2075: Spain - Navarra and the Area Around Lerate (moved)

We spent a cold and damp five days in Navarra in May, exploring the area around Lerate visiting small towns and churches.

2013 Spain Eleanor
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2074: Spain - Cantabria and the Picos de Europa (moved)

We spent four nights in Picos de Europa in May 2013 based around the small town of Potes.

2013 Spain Eleanor
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2073: Germany--Old Friends and Relatives

Highlights of a trip to Berlin, Dresden, Rugen, Wittenberg and Quedlinberg along with some friend and family reunions.

2013 Germany Sharonov
2072: Delightful Week in Tuscany (Minus Clothes!) (moved)

May 27-June 2, 2013, a visit to Tuscany, Italy, lodging in Montepulciano and visiting the surrounding hill towns.

2013 Italy Victoria L. Herring
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2071: Southern Germany

We spent 12 days in September visiting the Lake Constance area and Munich using a house exchange, visiting some castles, wonderful towns and enjoying some great meals.

2013 Germany D Tapp
2069: Return to Italy: A Travel Journal

June 4-20, 2013, the wayfaring journals of a single woman returning to Italy for the third time.

2013 Italy VT_Professor
2068: Going for the Gold in France. Part 3: Dawdling in the Dordogne

In the final week of our 50th anniversary trip to France, we slowed down for a leisurely savoring of the scenes and flavors of the beautiful countryside and villages of the...

2013 France Roz
2066: Going for the Gold in France. Part 2: On the Northern Road

For the second week of our June 2013 golden anniversary trip we explored points north and west of Paris, mostly in Picardy and Brittany. We finished this week with a stop in...

2013 France Roz
2065: Return to Rome

June 20th - July 4th, our 7th trip to the Eternal City and still we sight see, enjoy delicious meals, and have a day trip to Florence.

2013 Italy Liveforhols
2064: "Speak of the North..." Northumberland and the Borders

Trip report of five days in June spent exploring Northumberland and the Scottish Borders from a base at Berwick upon Tweed.

2013 United Kingdom Eleanor
2063: Munich and the Dolomites

Four days in Munich, Germany and a week in Castelrotto, Italy, in the Dolomites, in July, hiking and enjoying the local ambiance. Heaven.

2013 Italy, Germany teaberry
2060: Going for the Gold in France. Part 1: Meandering around Montparnasse

Celebrating our golden wedding anniversary with a trip to France (June 2013). In Part 1 we spend a week in Paris.

2013 France Roz
2059: Our Marauding Big Island Adventure

A family of four spend time traveling about the big island, visiting beaches, rain forests and volcanoes along the way, with plenty of hiking.

2013 North America lasereyes
2056: Family Trip to London and Ireland

In June, ouur family of five travels to London for six days and Ireland for eight days.

2013 United Kingdom, Ireland L. AnnMarie
2055: Spring in the Italian Riviera di Ponente

May 9th to May 15th 2013--reunions, wine, food and hiking in the Italian Riviera di Ponente

2013 France, Italy Letha
2054: Tips for Florence (moved)

Rather than doing a conventional trip report, Pokey shares a few places she went shopping, eating, strolling and various other observations while in Florence, April 27-May...

2013 Italy Pokey
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2053: A Nostalgic Return to North Wales

Four days spent revisiting old haunts in Gwynedd.

2013 United Kingdom Eleanor
2051: Venice Spring 2013 (moved)

Ruth and Martin spend three weeks living in Venice, enjoying the sights and sounds of the canal, doing a little shopping, visiting with friends and dining at some fabulous restaurants....

2013 Italy Boleskine
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2048: The Beautiful Turks and Caicos

My son Dave and his family and I spent a week enjoying sun, sand, water and snorkeling on the Turks and Caicos.

2013 Caribbean Linda Hagstrom
2043: Northumberland in the Snow in January

Eleanor And Michael won three nights dinner bed and breakfast in Northumberland. This is the review of what they did.

2013 United Kingdom Eleanor
2062: Wales & Ireland

Highlights of a trip to Wales and Ireland in the summer of 2012, with emphasis on Edwardian castles and ring forts.

2012 United Kingdom, Ireland D Tapp
2047: A Week in Paris - September 2012

Dick, his wife and grown daughter rented an apartment and spend a week seeing the sights and enjoying some fabulous food and wine in Paris, September 2012.

2012 France Dick H
2042: Early Summer in the Western Cape, South Africa

Driving around Cape Town, the Cape Peninsula, the Winelands and the 'Whale Watching' coast in November 2012

2012 Africa Panda
2041: Driving the Great Mississippi River Road

We drove from New Mexico to Hannibal, Missouri where we picked up the Great Mississippi River Road and drove it south to New Orleans and beyond. We put a little over 4900 miles...

2012 North America BJinNM
2040: Paris au Ralenti (Paris in Slow Motion) (moved)

Three weeks in the Lower Marais, living la vie parisienne.

2012 France Doru
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2039: Ten Days in Great Britain: London and the Cotswolds

September 22 to October 3, 2012 Terry and her husband spent three days in London and a glorious week in the Cotswolds, touring, hiking and visiting with friends.

2012 United Kingdom teaberry
2038: Peru with Kids

A quick overview of the country visiting Lima, Sacred Valley, and Ocucaje Desert during the fall of 2012.

2012 South America ktp
2033: Alpine Journey 2012

Sept.4 -Oct.7, 2012 Exploring Alpine regions of Austria & Slovenia, with stops in Munich and Venice.

2012 Italy, Austria, Germany, Slovenia SL Jones
2031: France 2012 Part 3 - The Haute-Loire (moved)

A week spent exploring the Haute-Loire Region of the Auvergne.

2012 France Eleanor
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2030: France 2012 Part 2 - The Cantal and Aveyron (moved)

A week based near the tiny settlement of Cassaniouze in the Canal region of the Auvergne and covering parts of Aveyron.

2012 France Eleanor
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2029: France 2012 Part 1 - The Loire Valley (moved)

A week based near Loches exploring the Loire Valley, its châteaux, churches and small villages.

2012 France Eleanor
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2028: Two Travellers on Corsica (moved)

Two of us, Liz & Doug Phillips, enjoyed eleven days traveling around Corsica and three days in Nice. We flew from Montreal to Nice on Sunday September 30 2012 and returned on...

2012 France Doug Phillips
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2027: September in Sardinia

We spent the month of September exploring multiple areas of Sardinia via mass transit and walking.

2012 Italy, Switzerland Marian McCain
2026: England Again!

11 September, 2012 - 4 October 2012 highlights of an early autumn in London, the Cotswolds and York.

2012 United Kingdom Sharonov
2025: Airplanes, Roses, Poppies, Caves, Bridges and Paradise

A 32 day trip to Paris, Loire, Dordogne, Millau, Bonnieux and Bandol

2012 France Anastasia
2023: Two Weeks in the Cotswolds and London

We spent a week in the Cotswolds visiting the various towns, hiking/walking and basically touring using mass transportation. Then another week in London, seeing the sites and...

2012 United Kingdom Deva
2022: Nine Weeks in Country, France (moved)

Highlights of a nine week trip, from 24 March to 26 May, in nine different regions of France.

2012 France phirhon
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2018: Southern Ireland with Mom

Nicki and her mom tour through southern Ireland, ending in Dublin visiting castles, churches, natural wonders and even kayaking from June 10 - 21, 2012.

2012 Ireland nikkihop
2015: Alpine Adventures and Other Travels in the Rhone, Rhin and Rhön

Our family of five traveled from Munich to the Swiss Alps, to Valle D'Aosta (Italian Alps), to Annecy, France (Rhone-Alpes), to Alsace (Haut Rhin) and then finally to Fulda,...

2012 France, Italy, Germany, Switzerland wendy lynn
2014: Camino de Santiago

In June 2012 my family and I walked the last 160kms of the Camino Francés to Santiago de Compostela.

2012 Spain Maria A
2012: Five Days in Malta (moved)

We spent five days on Malta in May 2012 hitting the main spots after a week on Gozo.

2012 Other Countries Eleanor
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2011: Gozo, Calypso’s Isle (moved)

Eleanor and Michael spend a week touring about Gozo in May 2012

2012 Other Countries Eleanor
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2007: Rambling through Southern Andalucia

Late February, early March 2012 for three weeks in Barcelona, then down to Andalucia in the company of American friends for a 10 day car trip.

2012 Spain kathyk
2005: Naples & Sicily: Warmly Welcomes Travelers

May/June 2012 - This year’s adventure started for us in Ischia and ended in Palermo, with Naples and a nice slice of Sicily in between. It included monumental architecture,...

2012 Italy teezee
2001: My Non Vacation in Antigua

From May 6 - 13, 2012 we spent a week at a resort in St. Phillips, Antigua, hoping for a relaxing beach vacation. What we got, well ...

2012 Caribbean MsATravlin
2000: New Orleans Getaway

May 2012. Hubby and I returned to New Orleans for our 9th anniversary. Having spent our honeymoon and 1st anniversary, we were thrilled to be back.

2012 North America Casole
1997: Farm Stay in Tuscany - Tenuta di Spannocchia

From 4/12/12-4/27/12, our family of five stayed in a farmhouse on a working organic farm in Tuscany. We spent many days touring nearby cities and villages including Florence,...

2012 Italy fivediggs
1993: Tunisia - the South and the Desert

We spent a month in Tunisia in March and April doing a loop beginning in the north and taking us down to the desert. This report covers our time in the south and the desert....

2012 Africa, Other Countries Eleanor
1992: Tunisia - the North and the Roman Sites

We spent a month in Tunisia in March and April 2012 doing a loop beginning in the north and taking us down to the desert. This report describes our stay in the north and the...

2012 Africa, Other Countries Eleanor
2032: Quickie NYC Trip Including the Jewels of La Liz

A quick trip (less than 36 hours on the ground) in order to see the jewels of Liz Taylor.

2011 North America woodstock
2017: Slovenia, Bosnia, Croatia September 2011

Almost two weeks spent traveling through Slovenia, Bosnia, Croatia in September 2011.

2011 Croatia, Slovenia, Other Countries Christy319
2013: Two Splendid Weeks in Northern Italy

From September 29 - October 12, 2011 we spent two weeks visiting Rome, Asolo, Cormons and Venice, eating a lot of delicious food, drinking some good wine and grappa!

2011 Italy Engred
2008: Peru - Land of the Incas

I travelled solo to Peru. The 17 day trip covered: Lima, Cusco, Aguas Calientes / Machu Picchu, the Sacred Valley / Ollantaytambo; Paracas, with return to Lima during the early...

2011 South America Paula G. Cullison
1982: Megaliths, Parish Closes and Cider - Part 3 Northern Finistère (moved)

This is the third of three trip reports covering a three week holiday in Brittany in September 2011. We spent a week based in St-Thégonnec for the Parish Closes. We also spent...

2011 France Eleanor
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1981: Megaliths, Parish Closes and Cider - Part 2 Morbihan (moved)

This is the second of three trip reports covering a three week holiday in Brittany in September 2011. We spent a week based in Plumelec which was close to the megalithic sites...

2011 France Eleanor
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1980: Megaliths, Parish Closes and Cider - Part 1 Southern Finistère (moved)

This is the first of three trip reports covering a three week holiday in Brittany in September 2011. We spent a week based in Guengat, near Quimper. This gave us access to some...

2011 France Eleanor
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1979: Egypt and Jordan

Highlights of a trip to Egypt and Jordan December 15-30, 2011.

2011 Africa, Middle East Jane
1975: Prowling Around the Lot Valley

Highlights of our week spent day tripping in the Lot Valley with Cahors as a base, during September 2011.

2011 France anne moore
1970: Three Travellers in the Costa del Sol, Barcelona and Paris (moved)

Three of us, (husband, wife, adult daughter) enjoyed eight days in the Costa del Sol, four days in Barcelona, followed by a week in Paris in October 2011. We had a great time....

2011 France, Spain Doug Phillips
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1969: Five Wonderful Weeks in Northern Spain

August 30 - October 4 Caplanco and "M" traveled the northern route through Spain from Galicia to Barcelona, ending with two nights in Madrid, enjoying some great food, art,...

2011 Spain caplanco
1968: A Month in Venice

When asked what I wanted for my 65th birthday, my answer was a trip back to Europe. After a discussion on the Italy forum, I decided to spend the entire month of October in...

2011 Italy BJinNM
1963: Through Extremadura, on to Madrid, into Cordoba

Kathy spends five weeks in February/March 2011 touring Spain with different friends, starting in Barcelona, then through Extremadura, on to Madrid followed by almost a week...

2011 Spain kathyk
1962: Poland and the Baltics--Finding Roots

August/September, 2011--We visited Poland and the Baltic Countries, ending in St.Petersburg. Bob's maternal side is Polish, paternal Lithuanian, and he had always wanted to...

2011 Estonia, Russia, Other Countries Sharonov
1960: Walking in the Dubrovnik Area with Ramblers

April 10-18 2011. I spent a week walking in and around Dubrovnik, Croatia with Ramblers and also an evening in Paris.

2011 Croatia, France Linda Hagstrom
1958: Friends and Family: Two Weeks in London and Northern Ireland

Two weeks in September 2011, staying with friends for a week outside of London and touring the city and surrounding area, followed by a week touring about Northern Ireland and...

2011 United Kingdom Mischievous
1954: A Weekend in Albi

Visiting a few sites during a sunny weekend in Albi in September.

2011 France Veronica in France
1953: Vancouver/Vancouver Island/Seattle July/August 2011

Panda, her husband and daughter spend almost two weeks visiting Vancouver, Vancouver Island and Seattle from 27 July - 8 August 2011.

2011 North America Panda
1952: Hop Scotching England South to North to South

5-13 September, 2011 - visiting friends in England, with stops in Oxford, Farelton, Edinburgh, Petersfield, Chichester, Winchester and Stonehenge.

2011 United Kingdom Jeff H
1948: Treasures of the Balkans and Transylvania

In August 2011, two gentleman spend almost weeks on a Cosmo Tour visiting Hungary, Romania, Bulgaria and Serbia.

2011 Other Countries e3brown
1947: The Dordogne

June 11 - July 1, 2011 Our trip to La Dordogne and surrounding French Departments, canoeing, visiting prehistoric caves, small villages, and eating some delicious meals.

2011 France Winnick
1944: New York City on $550 a Day for Two

June 20 -24 2011 My husband and I had a wonderful time in New York City. We averaged $550 a day for the two of us, including hotel, meals, shows and other activities.

2011 North America Paula G. Cullison
1939: Chateaux, Rillettes, Sunflowers, Mistral and Tour de France Triumphal Finish

Anastasia spends a month in France visiting the Loire Valley, the Dordogne, and Bandol with her husband and a seven year-old son. Stops in Brantome, Arles and two nights in...

2011 France Anastasia
1936: Our Month in Italy - Spring 2011

Martin and I spend a month in Venice, preceded by a couple of nights in Rome. We have various visitors during our time, and enjoy some fantastic (and not so fantastic meals)....

2011 Italy Boleskine
1933: Le Marche & Umbria: Three Women, Truffle Dogs and an Uncooperative GPS (moved)

April 28-May 13, 2011. Another adventure with Colleenk! We visit Le Marche, Ascoli Piceno and a few hill towns in Umbria.

2011 Italy Pokey
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1932: Ladakh Takes Your Breath Away

Trip report for 12 days spent in Ladakh, North West India

2011 India Eleanor
1930: Three Old Ladies in Rome

My friend's first trip to Italy. We had already spent a lot of time on the Amalfi Coast before arriving in Rome. Destinations

2011 Italy Mimi052347
1925: Amalfi Coast, Three Old Ladies...

May 2011 Amalfi Coast highlights: Praiano, Positano, Ravello plus Sorrento, Naples

2011 Italy Mimi052347
1924: Another Attempt at La Dolce Vita!

5/25/2011 thru 6/8/2011, two weeks spending a few days in Rome, Siena (with a day trip to Montalcino and Montepulciano), Florence, Pordenone, Venice.

2011 Italy Podie
1922: Coasting Through Ireland on Pints of Cider

This was an 18 day trip with me and my friend Vicki. We stayed in seven different places around the coast of Northern Ireland and Ireland.

2011 United Kingdom, Ireland Green Dragon
1920: Rome, Tuscany, Venice & Amalfi for Beginners

Two adults and two college girls for week one and nine days of solo bliss for the adults on the Amalfi coast later. Arrive in Rome on June 1, 2011 and return June 16, 2011....

2011 Italy nikkihop
1918: Navigating in Tuscany and Liguria

Bob, his wife and another couple spend time driving through Liguria and spend almost a week in Montepulciano exploring southern Tuscany.

2011 Italy BOB THE NAVIGATOR
1914: Riviera Maya for Grandkids

In April 2011 I took my 9-year-old grandson to a deluxe resort in Riviera Maya.

2011 North America carolstig
1912: Spring Time in Croatia

April 28th 2011 to May 10th 2011, a couple spend time traveling through the the Balkans -- Croatia, Bosnia and Montenegro.

2011 Croatia Letha
1911: Travels in Sicily and Southern Italy

In the spring of 2011, I spent a week in Sicily visiting Trapani, Palermo and Catania, and a week in southern Italy, including the fascinating city of Matera, home of the 'sassi',...

2011 Italy Linda Hagstrom
1908: Two Weeks Walking on Malta and Gozo

In March of 2011, I spent two weeks walking with groups from HF Holidays. The first week we walked on Malta and the second week on Gozo.

2011 Other Countries Linda Hagstrom
1905: Firenze, Cinque Terre, and Tuscany Hill Towns

April 6-20, 2011, highlights a 10th Anniversary Trip to central Italy, using budget accommodations and focusing on fun activities, good food and beautiful scenery.

2011 Italy ktp
1904: Slow Boat to Sicily

Feb 20th to March 30th, 2011. A five-week journey all around Sicily by public transport with an emphasis on beautiful places and walking.

2011 Italy Marian McCain
1900: Costa Rica 2011

A family travels to Costa Rica experiencing three different areas, the rain forest, near a volcano, the beach and life along a river at an eco-lodge.

2011 Other Countries Roddy
1899: San Diego or Bust

Jeannette spends four days in San Diego escaping the cold of the mid-Atlantic states and visits La Jolla, the beach, the zoo, and does some whale watching, among other things!...

2011 North America j3dnight
1898: Sun Valley, ID

Highlights of a ski trip to Sun Valley, ID, February 2011.

2011 North America Christy319
1896: Two Travellers on Maui, January 25 - Feb 5, 2011

We received an unexpected invitation to visit a friend living on Maui - and off we went, making new friends, meeting up with relatives, touring the island and having a great...

2011 North America Doug Phillips
2019: Mom & 2 Daughters: Dream Trip to Italy

April 26 to May 11, 2010. Mom, and two daughters , Carol & Linda, take a Slow Travel dream trip to Italy. Four days in Rome, one week in Firenze/Tuscany and two days in Pisa....

2010 Italy LindaJean
1988: Yes, Zig Has Written About our Bavaria Trip!

Spring of 2010, Zig and Georgia travel to Zurich, Maria Laach, Oberammergau for a Passion play, Salzburg, Vienna, Munich and more!

2010 Austria, Germany, Switzerland Zig and Georgia
1946: Seven Days in Western Ireland

October 10-16, 2010 seven days driving around Western Ireland, staying in B&Bs.

2010 Ireland Deva
1931: Venice, Emilia-Romagna and Piemonte - Foodie Heaven!

My husband and I traveled with my in-laws on a 10-day tour of Northern Italy.

2010 Italy Engred
1902: A Quick Scamper Round Nova Scotia

Trip report of a short holiday visiting Louisbourg, Cape Breton Island and the Eastern Shore.

2010 North America Eleanor
1901: A Month on the Rock

Trip report of a month spent in Newfoundland and Labrador in September 2010

2010 North America Eleanor
1897: Hiking the Hadrians' Wall Trail

Alpinista spends a week hiking the Hadrian's Wall trail in July 2010.

2010 United Kingdom alpinista
1892: Nine Weeks in France and Italy (moved)

September 11 to November 13. One week in Paris followed by a week in Briancon, two weeks in Italy and another five weeks in France.

2010 France, Italy phirhon
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1891: Umbria and Rome Trip Report - October, 2010

October 14 - October 28, 2010 - Chris and Deb Visit Umbria and Rome!

2010 Italy Deb777
1882: Two Old Coots in the Dordogne

My husband and I spent two weeks in Sarlat, visiting many of the pertinent attractions and falling in love with the whole area. We also had a couple of days in Paris and managed...

2010 France Sharonov
1881: Horseback Riding in Las Alpujarras, Andalucia, Spain

Horseback riding in Las Alpujarras, Andalucia, Spain, October 9-16, 2010

2010 Spain Christy319
1878: A Weekend in Paris

A short weekend in Paris, staying in Montmartre.

2010 France minou
1877: De retour à Paris; Doru's 2010 Journal (moved)

A return to Paris, living "la vie parisienne" like the Parisians do...

2010 France Doru
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1876: Sisters Visit Paris

Highlights of two sisters as they visit Paris and take a night train to Venice, September 23, 2010 - September 27, 2010.

2010 France Sharon J
1870: Three Weeks in Tuscany

Sept. 6-27, 2010 Highlights, including some great restaurant recommendations for two weeks in Florence and one Week in the Tuscan hill country basing in Montepulciano.

2010 Italy M Johnson
1863: Seven Travellers in the Dordogne, the Loire Valley and La Rochelle (moved)

September 2-22, 2010, Montreal-Bordeaux and return. Seven people, one vehicle, two weeks in the Dordogne, three days in the Loire Valley and a final day in the seaport of La...

2010 France Doug Phillips
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1859: A Country Stroll in New York City

Highlights of a second Governors Island Brats Reunion at a Rural Haven in the Heart of New York Harbor June, 2010. Interesting observations regarding the refurbishing of the...

2010 North America Jeff H
1857: Seeking Italian Roots

The Ferrios spend some time visiting Florence and Cinque Terre before seeking their Italian heritage in Piedmont.

2010 Italy SuzanneF
1855: Beartooth Corridor and Yellowstone National Park

During July, 2010, we visited the Top of the World, and Nature's Playground.

2010 North America teaberry
1843: Chilling in the Aeolian Islands

Two weeks on Panarea and Malfa in the Aeolian Islands.

2010 Italy aprillilacs
1842: Let’s Go Someplace Like Bolivia...

Trip report of three weeks in South America in April 2010, starting in San Pedro de Atacama and into Bolivia.

2010 South America Eleanor
1840: Turkish Gulet Trip Along Lycian Coast

Trip on wooden Turkish gulet (motor-sailer) along Lycian coast

2010 Turkey Panda
1839: Brussels and our Family Tour de France: Foie Gras, Lavender and French Riviera

Meeting with family in Brussels and then a Tour de France in reverse direction from Paris to Chenonceau, to Carsac-Aillac in Dordogne, to Roussillon in Provence and Antibes...

2010 France, Belgium Anastasia
1834: Northern Umbria and Southern Tuscany Trip Report

16 day trip to Italy, from May 13 to 30, 2010, sightseeing and enjoying the food and wine of Umbria, Tuscany and Rome.

2010 Italy cg0994
1829: France: Paris & Provence - May 30 - June 17, 2010

May 30 - June 17, 2010, Mike and Karen spend a few days in Paris followed by a week in a vacation rental in Roussillon, finishing up with some time in St. Remy.

2010 France Winnick
1826: European Road Trip - Six Weeks Looking for the Sunshine

April 28th to June 9th. Driving through France, Germany and Austria. Staying mostly in B&B's, some which we found along the way. We had a budget of $200 a day. Read on to...

2010 France, Austria, Germany dgassa
1825: A Brief Trip to Boston

Where to go for a five-day weekend? For me, what better place than Boston! I stayed with a good friend from SlowTravel, and met up with even more SlowTravel friends while there....

2010 North America teaberry
1820: Seven Wonderful Nights in Venice

This was a seven-night solo trip to Venice - May 31st through 7 June 2010.

2010 Italy Monica Pileggi
1816: Basque Coast and Burgos

A week in June, traveling along the Basque coast between San Sebastian and Bilbao, and then inland to Burgos (Castilla y León).

2010 Spain minou
1815: San Juan, Puerto Rico with Cathy and Katelyn

Katelyn, Cathy and I spent three wonderful days enjoying San Juan.

2010 North America Linda Hagstrom
1814: Forty Two Hours in Prince Edward County or A Wine Tour of Loyalist Ontario

May 28-30, 2010 - an anniversary weekend in Prince Edward County, based in Picton, Ontario. Great weather, excellent food and wine, beautiful scenery and a ferry crossing....

2010 North America Doug Phillips
1811: A Pleasant Week in Southern Cyprus

Relaxing in Cyprus while staying in an RCI timeshare, May 2-8, 2010

2010 Turkey Hanan and Sara Sher
1808: Our Peru and Ecuador Adventures

We spent three and a half weeks in South America exploring the Lima area, Machu Picchu, the Quito area and the Galapagos Islands.

2010 South America BJinNM
1803: Italy Whirlwind April 2010

The vacation took place April 9th-26th, 2010. Just my husband (26 at the time) and me (27). Trying to get in at least one large trip before we start a family! :)

2010 Italy paceysgl5
1798: Spring Break '10: Family Trip to Disneyland and San Francisco

March 26-April 4, 2010 -- Family trip to Disneyland, Camarillo and San Francisco

2010 North America Amarena
1793: My Barcelona Adventure

Sightseeing trip to Barcelona, March 9-18, 2010.

2010 Spain arnolda
1789: Spring Break in Central Texas

A family visit by five of us including Doug & Liz Phillips, two of our adult children, Kelly Condron & Brad Phillips, and our 22-month old grandson Liam Condron to Cedar Park...

2010 North America Doug Phillips
1927: Orvieto for the Rome Wrecked and Lost

My travel companion and I parted for a day to escape Rome's chaos and too much togetherness. I discovered Orvieto.

2009 Italy carolstig
1821: First Trip to Italy

Jeff and his brother "Alex" travel to Rome, Orvieto, Naples and Capri from 4/21/09 - 5/5/09, even doing some "couch-surfing" along the way.

2009 Italy Jeff M
1792: Tempus Fugit - A Return to Bucharest, 48 years later... (moved)

September 12-27, 2009; October 4-9, 2009. A return to our city of birth during the 2009 George Enescu Festival: roots, memories, friends, music.

2009 Other Countries Doru
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1791: Delhi and Rajasthan

Trip report of ten days spent in Delhi and the non tourist areas of Rajasthan.

2009 India Eleanor
1790: Bhutan - Land of the Dragon

A report of a magical three weeks spent traveling through Bhutan in October/November 2009.

2009 Other Countries Eleanor
1786: Italy in Eight Days

Engred, her husband and in-laws spend just over a week in Florence, Tuscany and Rome, September 2009.

2009 Italy Engred
1775: Cruising to Hawaii on NCL - POSTCARD

My experiences while cruising Hawaii with Norwegian Cruise Lines Pride of America.

2009 North America Debbie from Phoenix
1774: Four Days in Salzburg

Australian mum and two kids spend four days in Salzburg from 3 - 7 October 2009

2009 Austria Mum&kids
1770: Five Days in Munich

Mum and two kids in Munich from 28 September to 3 October 2009

2009 Germany Mum&kids
1762: The Bucket List Trip

Four of us (Bob, Anne, Rob, & Paula) leave Boston late in the day on Memorial Day for an adventure to London, Southwest England, Normandy, and Northern Italy. Although it will...

2009 France, Italy, United Kingdom Bob from Boston
1759: The Continuing Adventures of Lisa and Marc

June 2009 Trip to Cortona and Florence

2009 Italy LisaF
1758: Carlsbd Caverns -- Postcard

We went down to Carlsbad, N.M. and Carlsbad Caverns for a weekend in early December, 2009 and had a wonderful time.

2009 North America BJinNM
1757: Half a Cake Is Better Than None: Off to Paris

December 4 to 12, 2009. J of "B and J NE" carries on. Apartment rental with cooking.

2009 France B and J NE
1748: Christmas in London and the Cotswolds

An Official White Christmas: December 18-29, 2009, spent shopping, sight seeing and hiking through London and the Cotswolds.

2009 United Kingdom TaraF
1739: Six Weeks in Saskatchewan, Alberta and BC where English Tourists Don’t Get to....

Report of a six week trip to Canada - including the parts of Saskatchewan, Alberta and British Columbia the English tourists don’t get to visit from May to July 2009.

2009 North America Eleanor
1737: Six Days and Nights on Isla Mujeres

Learning to truly relax for six days in the sun: 28 November to 4 December, 2009

2009 North America Jeff H
1735: Walking in Great Britain: England, Wales and Scotland, 2009

In Sept 2009, I spent almost five weeks in England, Scotland and Wales. Three of the weeks were spent walking.

2009 United Kingdom Linda Hagstrom
1734: Some Lesser Visited Sites in Toscana

12 September through 10 October, 2009. Living in Montepulciano, driving through Siena and Arezzo provinces as well as visits to Venezia and Campania.

2009 Italy Tessmar
1732: Germany - From the Middle Rhine to the Bavarian Alps

September 30 - October 16, 2009 38th Anniversary trip from St. Goar to Mittenwald, Germany

2009 Germany Kathryn J
1729: Family, Food and Wine (Part 2) Abruzzo Re-Re-Visited and Switzerland

A trip to Abruzzo's Adriatic coast in April 2009 to visit family. My third trip to Bel Abruzzo; my wife's first. Then a continuation to Winterthur, Switzerland (also to visit...

2009 Italy, Germany, Switzerland avvocato
1728: Tomales Bay Weekend

A weekend, October 31, 2009 spent along the northern California coast.

2009 North America gloria
1725: Ten Nights in Florence and Venice

I explore Florence and Venice with my husband and parents during October 11-21, 2009

2009 Italy Deva
1724: Navigating Northern Italy -- The Silver for Gold Trip

Bob, his wife, and two friends spend three weeks in Northern Italy to celebrate their 50th Wedding Anniversary.

2009 Italy Bob The Navigator
1722: Short Break in Madrid

29 September to 3 October 2009 Seeing a lot in Madrid and one day out for a mountain walk.

2009 Spain davidx
1720: POSTCARD: Awaiting Table Cooking School

Week-long cooking course in Lecce, Puglia. September 13-19, 2009

2009 Italy JaneP
1717: Croatia, The Dalmatian Coast: By Land and By Sea

Linda and her husband spend time on Croatia's Dalmatian Coast, via vacation rentals, hotels and a small boat cruise in September 2009.

2009 Italy, Croatia SL Jones
1713: Dublin & Dingle, Ireland

Caireen and her husband enjoy their time in Dublin & Dingle, sightseeing, hiking and enjoying some good food, and whiskey along the way. 28Aug-4Sep09.

2009 Ireland Cairenn
1712: Florence & Lucca September 2009

September 5-19, 2009 -- Brief highlights of a week in Florence and a week in Lucca.

2009 Italy Liebeg
1705: Our Family Trip to Greece

15/06/2009 - 07/07/2009 A trip to Athens, Santorini and Naxos with husband and a five year old child

2009 Greece Anastasia
1704: News Flash!!! Four Canadian Tourists Visit New York City

Four Canadians and their first visit to New York City - arrival on Friday August 28, returning home on Tuesday September 1.

2009 North America Doug Phillips
1702: Portugal: Land of Great Navigators, Royalty, Fine Wine, & Culinary Delights

June 19 - June 27, 2009 Paula and her daughter spend about a week in Portugal, seeing the sights, enjoying the food, and getting to know the culture.

2009 Portugal Paula G. Cullison
1701: Turkey 2009 (With Stops in Germany and Rhodes on the Way)

The Rhodes spend time in Germany and Greece and then meet up with friends to tour Turkey via bus and boat (aka gulet), spending a month on the road.

2009 Germany, Greece, Turkey The Rhodes
1696: New York for Three

July 19-24, 2009. My daughter-in-law, granddaughter and I spend five days in the New York City area (two on Long Island and three in the city)

2009 North America Linda Hagstrom
1695: The Good, the Bad, and the Wonderful

Diane spends about a week meeting family in Norway and traveling about the country, July 8, 2009-July 14, 2009.

2009 Norway DianeH
1694: Normandy/Brittany Trip

Overview of our Normandy/Brittany trip from June 13th to the 4th of July, staying at well-priced hotels along the way.

2009 France Gede
1691: A Journey to Spain

May 31 - June 19, 2009: Paula and her daughter travel through Spain, hitting the highlights and sharing impressions along the way.

2009 Spain Paula G. Cullison
1685: "Cinq femmes et moi." Travels in the South of France (moved)

June 2-20, 2009. Four days in Paris, followed by two weeks based in Ansouis, a small village in the eastern part of the Luberon.

2009 France Doug Phillips
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1684: Four Weeks in Venice

For each of the past five years Ray and Nancy have rented an apartment for a month on the Grand Canal in Venice.

2009 Italy Nancy McM
1676: Paris 2009 - The Second Time Around

Husband and wife rent an apartment and spend their days visiting museums, enjoying the gardens and other attractions that Paris has to offer, March 12 - March 23, 2009.

2009 France Sound_Diva
1674: More Brava than Costa: A stay in the Alt Empordà

Highlights of an eight day trip in March 2009 to the Costa Brava of Spain.

2009 Spain Dennis Switzer
1673: La Corse - L'Ile de Beauté

Two weeks on the west coast of Corsica - February 2009

2009 France Kevin Widrow
1672: Our First Ever Trip to Italy! Roaming in Rome and Climbing in Positano

May 13-26, 2009. My husband and I took our first trip to Italy. It was perfect, thanks to SlowTrav advice. Rome for five nights and Positano for six nights.

2009 Italy JMarie
1671: Primavera in Italia 09

April 23 2009 through May 5 My wife and I on our fourth trip to Italy, with friends who have never been there.

2009 Italy Curveball2
1670: Two Week Trip to Paris and Provence! May 2009

7-24 May 2009: This is my trip report on my 16-night visit to Paris and Provence with my friend Louisa and her daughter Elizabeth. It was seven years since I had visited Provence....

2009 France Monica Pileggi
1668: Spain-Catalunya: Dali and Garrotxa

May 10th 2009 to May 15th: Sojourn in Catalunya

2009 France, Spain Letha
1667: Great Wall Marathon Tour

Highlights of a trip with four old friends in Beijing and Hong Kong for 10 days 11-21 May 2009.

2009 China Jeff H
1661: Florence and Emilia Romagna: We Ate, We Cooked, We Drank (and Shopped)

I return to Florence and then embark on a Food Lover's Gastronomic Tour of Emilia Romagna with my friend ColleenK. We are foodies and love to eat, drink, shop, and mostly laugh!...

2009 Italy Pokey
1656: Don Quijote's La Mancha to Granada - and Points in Between

Kathy and three friends spend time traveling around Spain, from February 21 to March 9, 2009.

2009 Spain kathyk
1651: Haiti, a Troubled Beauty

February 2009: a family trip to Haiti.

2009 Caribbean Andrew
1647: A Week of Food and Wine in Rome, Italy

Early April foodie and wine trip to Rome.

2009 Italy JessD
1641: Two Very Slow Weeks in Seville

Brief homage to the city of Seville and highlights of a trip from March 2-17, 2009.

2009 Spain arnolda
1636: Wheelchair-Accessible Safari: South Africa's Elephant Coast

2/24 - 3/5 KwaZulu Natal Province safari including Hluhluwe, Bonamanzi, and St. Lucia (with a side trip to uShaka Marine World)

2009 Africa RollingRains
1610: Dispatches From History - Inauguration 2009

January 19-21 "Road trip to change" Casole and her mother go on a group bus ride down to DC to see President Obama's inauguration.

2009 North America Casole
1995: Reykjavik and the Golden Circle (moved)

Report of three days spent in and around Reykjavik on the way to East Greenland in early July 2008

2008 Other Countries Eleanor
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1780: Seven Weeks Across Asia - Part 4, Kyrgyzstan

Trip report of a journey starting in Siberia, through Mongolia, across China and over the mountains into Kyrgyzstan from April to July 2008

2008 Asia, Other Countries Eleanor
1779: Seven Weeks Across Asia - Part 3, China from Beijing to Kashgar

Trip report of a journey starting in Siberia, through Mongolia, across China and over the mountains into Kyrgyzstan from April to July 2008

2008 China Eleanor
1778: Seven Weeks Across Asia - Part 2, Mongolia

Trip report of a journey starting in Siberia, through Mongolia, across China and over the mountains into Kyrgyzstan from April to July 2008

2008 Asia, Other Countries Eleanor
1777: Seven Weeks Across Asia - Part 1, Siberia

Trip report of a journey starting in Siberia, through Mongolia, across China and over the mountains into Kyrgyzstan from April to July 2008

2008 Russia Eleanor
1767: Greenland - Icebergs, Bare Rock and Amazing Scenery (moved)

A report of holidays in West Greenland in 2007 and East Greenland in 2008.

2008 Denmark, Other Countries Eleanor
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1763: Surf, Sun, Food, and Laughter in San Diego

We hung out in San Diego for four days before the Palm Desert GTG in 2008. It was a short visit but long enough to give us a feel for this lovely, laid back city.

2008 North America JDeQ
1754: A Trip to Argentina and Chile

A five week trip round South America starting from Buenos Aires, to Ushuaia, Los Glaciares, Torres del Paine, Chilean Lake District, Atacama Desert finishing in Santiago.

2008 South America Eleanor
1731: Buona Fortuna in the Polenta Zone

Eleven lucky nights in Bergamo, Venice, Verona, Milan, October 2008

2008 Italy Eurogirl
1688: Aeolian Island of Stromboli: More Than Its 5 Star Active Volcano

Tips & descriptions for enjoying not only walking and watching the volcano but also dining, sightseeing, beaches and the feast for your eyes. Hotel & restaurant recommendations...

2008 Italy Margaret Cowan
1679: A Quick Trip to Bella Venezia!

21-24 April 2008. This was a short two-day trip to Venice, my favorite city in Italy!

2008 Italy Monica Pileggi
1659: Spring in Venice 2008

We spend a month in Venice each spring (and another each winter). This chronicles our days and nights during our May-June 2008 trip.

2008 Italy Boleskine
1645: A First Peek at Amsterdam and a Repeat Visit to Paris (do not move)

Summer 2008, Amy and her husband travel first to Amsterdam with their son, where he joins a bike group, they then continue on to Paris for a week of sight-seeing, relaxing and...

2008 France, Netherlands Amy
1638: Six Days in Rome

We ended our 24 day trip in Rome from October 22-October 28, 2008. It was the last of three weeks in Italy to celebrate my husband's 60th birthday and my retirement.

2008 Italy BJinNM
1637: Travel Alone in Rome, Amalfi Coast

Highlights of a trip to Rome, and Praiano on the Amalfi Coast for May 17 through June 2008.

2008 Italy Mimi052347
1634: Celebrating 10 Years of Adventures Together with an Adveture in Italy

We returned to Italy from May 13 - June 1st to celebrate our tenth anniversary. While in Italy we fell in love with Piemonte, ate wonderful meals, drank delicious wine, enjoyed...

2008 Italy JDeQ
1619: Five days in Umbria

We spent five days in Umbria staying at an agritourismo and exploring the area.

2008 Italy BJinNM
1617: Visiting Beijing, China December 2008 With Children aged 11 1/2

My husband, eleven year old twin daughters, and I spent a week in Beijing in December 2008.

2008 China Robyin
1616: Embracing Umbria

I spent two weeks traveling around Umbria, staying in Assisi, Bevagna and Perugia before I ended the trip with a few nights in Florence. For mid-September, the weather was surprising...

2008 Italy sandrac
1615: Less Known Aeolian Island, Filicudi: Unexpected Food & Soul Pleasures

Late May 2008 for three days on less touristed Aeolian island, Filicudi. Unexpectedly excellent hotel, food, peace and companionship and some beautiful walks.

2008 Italy Margaret Cowan
1604: Four Days in Florence

A continuation of a three week trip to Italy to celebrate my husband's 60th birthday and my retirement. We rent an apartment and spend our time exploring the city, visiting...

2008 Italy BJinNM
1603: Exploring Venice for a Week

We stayed in Venice from October 5-October 13, 2008. It was the first of three weeks in Italy to celebrate my husband's 60th birthday and my retirement. During this trip we...

2008 Italy BJinNM
1601: Italy 2008: Abruzzo, Umbria, Then Worries

August-September 2008 Andrew spends time in Umbria and Abruzzo before his mother joins them, and unexpected events occurs. He also spends time in Atlanta and Amsterdam as stopovers...

2008 Italy, Netherlands Andrew
1598: Southern Italy and Sicily by Car

Late October to mid-November, 2008 Highlights of a fast travel driving tour going from Rome to Umbria to Puglia and ending in Sicily.

2008 Italy Kimby
1597: Italy (Montepulciano/Lucca), October, 2008

Two weeks in Tuscany in October, 2008, mostly in and around Montepulciano, followed by two days in Lucca.

2008 Italy Margie in MA
1596: Autumn Art Sojourn on the Eastern Shore, or Painting while Wall Street Crumbles

September 28 - October 4 2008 Staying in a B&B while enjoying an outdoor painting workshop on the Chesapeake.

2008 North America Jeannew
1595: Turkey - The Turquoise Coast, Cappadocia and Istanbul, 2008

After spending three weeks walking and sightseeing in the Greek islands (Trip Report 1581), I continued to Turkey and spent a week walking the Turquoise Coast with a group...

2008 Turkey Linda Hagstrom
1593: POSTCARD: Study Italian in Sicily

June 2008 Study Italian in Sicily: This summer I had the opportunity to study in three different cities in Sicily at three different language schools: Babilonia in Taormina;...

2008 Italy PaulaGC
1591: Enchanting France

A 17 days trip to Cassis and Paris from August 29 until September 15.

2008 France Anastasia
1590: If it's Tuesday, is this Botswana?

For five weeks, from late September to the end of October (2008) my husband and I traveled across southern Africa, from Kruger National Park to Zambia, Botswana, Namibia and...

2008 Africa Sharonov
1584: The Art of Chianti

August 17, 2008 Seeing Tuscany Through Artists' Eyes

2008 Italy Ginaru
1581: Greece - Athens and Islands of the Dodecanese - 2008

From Sept 15 - Oct 22 2008 I traveled in Greece and Turkey. I spent the first three weeks in Greece. Much of that time I was on a walking holiday, "Greek Island Hopping",...

2008 Greece Linda Hagstrom
1574: Istanbul and some Sights of Western Anatolia

Over 17 days in September of 2008 Dennis and his daughter visited Istanbul, the Turquoise Coast, Pamukkale and Selcuk.

2008 Turkey Dennis Switzer
1566: We Love Switzerland

Sightseeing and walking through Bernese Oberland and Central Switzerland 8/22/08 - 9/6/08, while taking full advantage of the Swiss trains.

2008 Switzerland Kathryn J
1565: A September Weekend in Toronto

September 19-21 2008. A weekend in Toronto with excellent weather. Activities included a baseball game, a night at the symphony and visits to several restaurants. Downtown...

2008 North America Doug Phillips
1560: POSTCARD: Ballooning Above Tuscany

This postcard has been sent ‘air mail’… from the basket of a hot air balloon!

2008 Italy Bugalu
1558: Mexico in August ... What Was I Thinking?!

My family, husband Jamie, sons Reed and Miles, diverted from our usual trips to Italy this summer, and embarked upon an adventure in the jungles of Puerto Vallarta. We had...

2008 North America Amarena
1557: Baguettes and Baboons: Two Weeks in Paris

31 July, 2008-16 August, 2008 A husband and wife meander through Paris, cycle through the Fontainebleau forest, and spend an evening at Mont St Michel.

2008 France lesrosiers
1556: 25th Wedding Anniversary Trip-Sonoma County

8/3/08 to 8/8/08 25th Anniversary Trip to Sonoma Wine Country with some amazing winery visits as well as hiking and shopping.

2008 North America Cindy Ruth
1555: Train to Louisiana and Then Touring-With Eleven Year Old Girls

July 20 - 29, 2008 Los Angeles to New Orleans by Train & then Louisiana by Car With My 11 Year Old Daughters

2008 North America Robyin
1552: Fabulous Færoes

07/07 - 07/17/2008 A friend had rented a house for three weeks. We joined her for 10 days.

2008 Denmark davidx
1551: Prague, Austria, Bavaria Trip Report

June 30, 2008 - July 14, 2008, a mother and son visit the Czech Republic, Austria, Germany staying in hotels, B&Bs, youth hostels and with friends along the way.

2008 Austria, Czech Republic, Germany kriscat
1545: Next stop, Croatia! And a Day Trip to Montenegro...

Highlights of a trip to Croatia and Montenegro in June 2008.

2008 Croatia teaberry
1542: POSTCARD - Cooking in Cortona

My sister and I were headed to Montisi, in Tuscany, for a week with Gail’s Great Escapes. We were staying in an eight room villa with several other Slow Travel friends, and...

2008 Italy Bugalu
1539: An Unexpected Trip to Paris

March 11 - 16, 2008 The family trip that turned into a solo trip that turned into a guy trip.

2008 France Daniel
1537: Forget the Bubble Wrap - We Need a Bigger Suitcase!

A large family gets a real taste of Italy as they travel from Positano all the way to Piedmont and back to Rome, with varied stops along the way. May 14 - 31, 2008

2008 Italy Bob from Boston
1536: Two Week Driving Tour of Ireland

Departed USA May 16, arrived in Dublin May 17. Rented a car and drove a counter-clockwise loop of Ireland, returned to USA May 30.

2008 Ireland kjo
1532: A Traveller in the Drome (moved)

June 14-28, 2008. Two weeks based near La Begude de Mazenc, a small village in Drome Provence - with day trips into the Vercors, the Ardeche, the Luberon - several market visits...

2008 France Doug Phillips
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1530: Egypt – Private Luxury

Two couples enjoy a private luxury trip of Egypt and Jordan, starting in London from April 25-May 30, 2008.

2008 Africa, Middle East AZEBS
1527: POSTCARD - Visit Myanmar

Quick impressions of a visit to Myanmar in May-June 2008, shortly after the cyclone hit.

2008 Asia Brenda M
1526: Two Delightful Destinations: Padua and Venice

Venice was to be the BIG treat for this trip to Italy. But then Padua had some surprises, and captured my heart.

2008 Italy Yvonne
1519: A Family Journey To Rome:The Good, The Bad, Alas The Sad

A multi-generational family trip to Rome in April 2008.

2008 Italy geewiz
1518: Lestat, Levees, Lines and Le Bons Temp but No Roller Coaster

4/12 to 4/15 2008, we spend a few days learning to love New Orleans.

2008 North America Rome Addict
1517: Rome and the Mediterranean

Randy and Les spend three nights in Rome and then take a 20-day Mediterranean cruise with Holland America.

2008 France, Italy, Spain, Africa, Greece, Turkey ranles
1512: Southward Ho, Then a U -Turn

Florence and Rome are now fond memories, as we head for Sorrento, and then Perugia.

2008 Italy Yvonne
1511: Ireland – Dublin, County Cork and County Kerry May 2008

Jabo and Sam tour through Ireland, seeing some incredible scenery a visiting a pub or two along the way, 5th - 17th May 2008.

2008 Ireland jabo
1506: Roaming in Rome

April 2008 A shared visit in the city which is a living museum.

2008 Italy Yvonne
1505: Dordogne/Lot, May 2008

Highlights of a trip taken to the Dordogne/Lot areas of France, May 20-27 2008.

2008 France Christy319
1503: Four Weeks in Florence

Florence was the first port of call in my three month trip to Italy. Then, it was more Slow Travel to points south and north.

2008 Italy Yvonne
1502: The Beautiful Dordogne-Lot Combination

Highlights of our May 10th to May 27th trip with a week each in the Dordogne and the Lot and two days in the Albi area with Toulouse as our airport hub.

2008 France Dsevig
1500: POSTCARD: Wonderful Cooking School in Lecce Italy

Cooking School in Lecce May 18-24, 2008

2008 Italy Howard Arkans
1498: Navigating in NW Spain

15 days in NW Spain and Portugal

2008 Spain, Portugal BOB THE NAVIGATOR
1493: Solo and Loving it in Miami Beach

I just came back from a getaway trip to Miami Beach, Florida the first of May, 2008. Here's my account of what I will divulge. Otherwise, what happened in Miami Beach, stays...

2008 North America MsATravlin
1492: French Riviera, Venice, Barcelona and Paris 2008

Sandy, her husband and son travel around Europe, touring three cities and a coast of France, March 16th-April 10th 2008.

2008 France, Italy, Spain Sandy from Vancouver Island
1488: The Big Lasagna Tour-Four Friends, Eight Days in Rome during Easter Week 2008

March 15-24, 2008 Four friends spend eight days during Holy Week 2008, eating, drinking lots of wine and sightseeing in Bella Roma.

2008 Italy Kristina
1485: Peace and Quiet in the Sistine Chapel? Unbelievable, but True

I spent two weeks in Rome during January 2008, discovering a more relaxed, friendly face to a fantastic city. With cooler weather and fewer crowds, Rome in winter feels very...

2008 Italy sandrac
1483: Beautiful Brazil

March 2008: 12 days in Brazil. One of the best vacations ever!!

2008 Other Countries Chiocciola
1479: Family Vacation to Italy

Spring, 2008 Family Vacation: Rome, Florence, Sorrento and Amalfi Coast

2008 Italy Duke 89
1464: Slow Motion on Big Island, Hawaii

January 17 - January 31/08 - An unexpectedly slow trip on Big Island.

2008 North America MayK
1463: Backstreets Venice

Walking the backstreets of Venice away from the tourist centers.

2008 Italy anne moore
1456: Exploring Italy's Veneto Region

Feb. 6-18, 2008 Exploring Italy's Veneto Region during the off season.

2008 Italy anne moore
1446: Infinite Variety: A Woman Alone for a Week in Mexico City

February 3-10, 2008 - a woman traveling solo visits some of Mexico City's highlights, takes some day tours and attends the ballet.

2008 North America WillTravel
1438: Prague in January

Prague - one of the most beautiful cities in Europe, and Picayo Jack spends a week there sightseeing about and enjoying some good food and beer along the way.

2008 Czech Republic Picayo Jack
1435: Copper Canyon with Caravan Tours

January 18-25, 2008 A Caravan Tours escorted tour of Copper Canyon, Mexico.

2008 North America E3Brown
1996: A Week in the Faroe Islands (moved)

Mention the Faroe Islands to most people and you get a blank look. A few recognise the name from the shipping forecast. They are a small group of islands between Scotland and...

2007 Denmark, Other Countries Eleanor
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1984: A Week Round the Golden Ring, Russia (moved)

The Golden Ring is the tourist name given to a loop of old towns to the north east of Moscow. We spent a week visiting some of them in September 2007.

2007 Russia Eleanor
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1983: Tallinn, a Beautiful City With So Much History (moved)

Trip report of a week’s visit to Tallinn in May 2007. We visited before Estonia joined the European Union. There was a feeling of anticipation and excitement about this.

2007 Estonia Eleanor
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1715: Autumn in the Cotswolds and East Sussex

During the last two weeks of September, 2009, my husband and I visited London, the Cotswolds and East Sussex.

2007 United Kingdom Sharonov
1644: Paris with the Boys - Taking Teens to Paris (moved)

April 2007 - Amy and her husband spend a week in Paris with their teen boys.

2007 France Amy
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1630: Wonderful Paris, Even in Winter

A late-planned, quick trip to Paris, March 5 - 9, 2009 for Sharon J and her husband.

2007 France Sharon J
1625: Capital Hopping in Central Europe ... Budapest, Vienna, Prague, Warsaw, Berlin and Amsterdam

Six capitals in 14 days plus one family equals quite an adventure.

2007 Austria, Czech Republic, Germany, Netherlands, Other Countries DolceCarinaTravels
1567: POSTCARD: Winnie the Pooh ... and Tigger too!

Take a magical trip to the 100 Acre Woods, an easy day trip from London.

2007 United Kingdom MariaV
1541: Roma e Napoli, 2007

Solo traveller pays a return visit to Rome and braves Naples from October 13th to November 2nd

2007 Italy MargM
1531: Three Weeks in Italy

For our vacation we spent three glorious weeks in Tuscany at Villa il Tiano, Suvignano, Monteroni d'Arbia (SI) Italy. The weather was perfect, sunny and warm, great for us although...

2007 Italy jeannez
1495: Postcard - All Quiet on the Riviera

Postcard describing time spent in Cassis along the Côte d'Azur during the shoulder seasons of spring and fall.

2007 France Anne W
1489: Alone on the Amalfi Coast

A 65-year-old woman travels alone to the Amalfi Coast in the early spring, discovering (among other things) that even though Naples is the birthplace of pizza, Chicago pizza...

2007 Italy Sharonov
1486: Winter in Venice

Ruth and her husband Martin spend two months a year in Venice, between December and January and again in the spring. This is a journal of their December 2007 - January 2008...

2007 Italy Boleskine
1475: Custom Tour of India

Five week custom tour of North and South India. November-December 2007

2007 India Brenda M
1462: Army Brats Reunion - Governors Island, NYC

Eighty plus people gather for a two night, one day Governors Island Army Brats Reunion

2007 North America Jeff H
1460: Sixteen Days in Rome

Sixteen Days in Rome, November 1 through November 16, touring the city, shopping and enjoying some good meals along the way.

2007 Italy Peter Longenecker
1449: England and France 2007

The adventures of a solo female traveler in England and Paris, July 18-31, 2007.

2007 France, United Kingdom VT_Professor
1436: New Year's in Recanati

December 31-January 1, 2007-8 New Year's Eve dinner in Recanati was a feast prepared by Emanuela Serenelli Cinti and members of her family. On New Year's Day another feast...

2007 Italy Gail Spilsbury
1431: Cilento, Naples, and Pompeii

May 11, 2007 - May 22, 2007 Highlights of a multi-generation trip to Cilento, Naples and Pompeii.

2007 Italy Karinka
1425: Portugal and Bilbao (moved)

August-September 2007: trip to Coimbra, Porto, and Lisbon in Portugal, with side trip to Bilbao, Spain.

2007 Spain, Portugal Andrew
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1423: Postcard - Free Things to Do in Rome

This is a list of free places I enjoyed on various trips to Rome

2007 Italy DMae
1422: Return Trip for Five to Venice

November 6-20, 2007. Five friends return to Venice for an apartment stay which includes a side trip to Ravenna. We’re in our mid-sixties, and interested in art, music, food,...

2007 Italy B and J Ne
1421: Tulum Christmas 2007

Robert and his wife travel to Tulum Mexico for a week of relaxation on the beach around Christmas 2007.

2007 North America Robert Rainey
1419: POSTCARD - Reunion in Umbria

Cecelia and David Maloney met in Florence in 1970 while studying at the FSU Study Center. They have revisited Italy many times since then. This time, they visited with some...

2007 Italy cec
1418: A Visit to Paris

Nine nights in Paris (May 9-18, 2007) along with day trips to Dijon, St. Germain-en-laye, and Amiens.

2007 France Monica Pileggi
1417: Return to the Luberon

A 10-day return visit to the south of France, following 12 days in Italy and two days in Paris with our two sons.

2007 France Doug Phillips
1416: Sicilia - Ottobre 2007

During mid-October 2007, Spello and her husband spend two weeks touring Sicily in a rental car. Here are some of the highlights.

2007 Italy Spello
1414: Bologna, Piedmont, late Nov. 2007

Nov. 17-27 2007, friends gather in Italy to enjoy some incredible food and wine experiences.

2007 Italy pedalaforte
1411: POSTCARD - San Liberato Monastery & Ristorante - Sarnano, Le Marche

December 2007 - describing the rebirth of the monasteries in Le Marche.

2007 Italy Dayglo
1405: Four Nights In Bella Roma!

I spent four nights in Rome (October 9-13, 2007) prior to taking a wonderful Mediterranean & Black Sea cruise. This is my trip report on Rome.

2007 Italy Monica Pileggi
1404: A Slow Trip to London in November

14 Nov 2007 - 18 Nov 2007, Kamala, her mom, husband and child travel to London for a quick but "Slow Travel" stop on their way home from India.

2007 United Kingdom Kamala
1403: Break in Magical Marrakech

2007-11-05 to 09 I'd wanted to go to Morocco for ages and when I found a cheap flight to Marrakech - - -

2007 Africa davidx
1402: Madrid and Rome – One Week Apartment Stays

Newly retired couple spend 21 days in Madrid and Rome, including a three-day visit with friends in Belgium, in October-November, 2007

2007 Italy, Spain, Belgium Love2Plan
1401: Three weeks in Bonnieux (Provence)

We stayed three-weeks in an apartment in the village of Bonnieux, in the Luberon section of Provence, France, September 29 to October 20, 2007.

2007 France Margie in MA
1400: Incredible India - 18 Days in the Rajasthan

February 24th through March 12th 2007 - a driving tour through the Rajasthan.

2007 India Kevin Widrow
1396: Roman Holiday

My 2006 Slow Travel Prize was a week in an apartment in Rome. This evolved into twelve days in Italy, based in Rome, followed by two days in Paris in September 2007. There were...

2007 Italy, France Doug Phillips
1395: My First Italy Adventure

We (spouse and I) took our first trip to Europe and we chose Italy 9/20 - 10/3/2007.

2007 Italy MsATravlin
1394: With My Cousins in Catalunya

This is a trip taken in late March/early April of 2007. This time I invited my three cousins to take a trip to Spain with me. I think it qualifies as slow travel because I had...

2007 Spain kathyk
1392: Assisi ISN'T Big Enough for the Pope and Me: A Trip to Bella Umbria (With a Little Extra)

Three weeks in June 2007, spent mostly in Umbria, book-ended by visits to Cortona and Rome.

2007 Italy sandrac
1391: Two Weeks in the Tuscan Hills, Without a Rental Car

October 2007: We go on a Piero pilgrimage around Arezzo; take in the art and architecture of Siena, Volterra, and Monteriggioni; and savor the flavors of Montalcino and Montepulciano--all...

2007 Italy fillyjonk
1387: Oh Mom!!!! What? Yet Another Small Picturesque Hill Town in Umbria??

Slowly discovering the beautiful people and hilltowns of Umbria with my husband and son; September 26 - October 5, 2007

2007 Italy Dorit
1384: Family Travel in Italy

April 25-May 11, 2007 Katie, her husband Lou, and two sons (ages four and six) spend a few days in Rome, followed by a week in Taormina and a week in Chianti.

2007 Italy KatieR
1382: Dordogne and Lot May 2007

Crazy and her husband travel around Dordogne and Lot, visiting chateau, and pre-historic caves, enjoyig some good food along the way.

2007 France crazy4travel
1380: A Gorgeous Autumn Week in Paris

September 15-23. Two New Yorkers discover they've been duped: PARIS is actually the greatest city in the world!

2007 France Tracey3345
1379: Mmmmm ... Gelato

Soft drink, her mom, and assorted others spend four weeks traveling through Italy during August and September of 2007.

2007 Italy softdrink
1378: Jane's Greece Journal - Part 1

April 2 - May 15, 2007 This is the first third of my mother's journal of her trip to Greece last spring. This part is about Crete. She traveled with my step-father who is a...

2007 Greece JDodge
1375: Piemonte 2007

Our 14th trip to Italy, but our first to the wine regions of Piemonte. The Palio d'Asti festival was the attraction.

2007 Italy BOB THE NAVIGATOR
1371: Coigach and the Summer Isles, Scotland

2007-09-07 for just over a week. Scotland has so many lesser islands that many of them never get a mention but the Summer Isles, in Torridonuan Sandstone are easily seen and...

2007 United Kingdom davidx
1370: From Whelk to Rillettes: A Taste of Brittany & the Loire

Six nights in the French countryside: Three in Brittany and three in the Loire Valley.

2007 France Eurogirl
1365: A Week in Galway and Surroundings

Another getaway - this time to the west coast of Ireland at the end of August 2007.

2007 Ireland Picayo Jack
1362: Our Big Trip

June 25 2007 - July 25 2007. My daughter-in-law, granddaughter, grandson, and I traveled in Colorado, Utah, Arizona, Idaho, and Wyoming, visiting nine National Parks. My son...

2007 North America Nana
1357: Manhattan - The Ebb and Flow of its Energy, Flavor and Language - POSTCARD

Absorbing New York City and its many characteristics

2007 North America Tina in Nashville
1356: Spoleto, Siena, Montalcino, Orvieto and Rome

Pat and Henry travel with two young grandaughters and Pat's sister through Italy, from mid March through early April 2007, enjoying the food, the sights and plenty of shopping...

2007 Italy Pat and Henry
1355: God Would Send His Beloved Servants To Datca To Live Longer

27th July - 5th August 2007 My husband and I decided to have a relaxing week. We would take a week off at the end of July, so we didn’t want to go to a noisy, humid and crowded...

2007 Turkey Banu
1353: A Home Exchange in Vienna, Austria

An overview of a trip to Vienna Austria and Budapest Hungry, made possible via a home exchange in Vienna Austria from July 5 to August 1, 2007.

2007 Austria, Germany, Other Countries LSKahn
1351: Hiking the Inca Trail

A four day trek in the Andes Mountains on the Inca Trail.

2007 South America janetwh
1343: 15 Days to Renew My Romance with Rome, Umbria and Tuscany

May 20 -June 4. 2007 After eight years, I was finally going back to Italy, to renew my romance with Rome, and the countryside of Umbria and Tuscany, hoping to discover even...

2007 Italy Sara L.
1341: Our Sicilian Adventure

June 15 - July 11, 2007 25 days of spectacular beaches and landscapes, bridges, ancient history sightseeing, visits, overnight ferry transfers, boats, good and bad rental cars,...

2007 Italy Anastasia
1340: Cruising Alaska's Inside Passage

Highlighs of a seven-day Cruise of Alaska's Inside Passage during July 2007.

2007 North America cubbies
1339: Venice in Springtime - 2007

Martin and I spend a month in Venice each spring - this is a chronicle of our time there.

2007 Italy Boleskine
1336: Italy 2007 Piemonte and Liguria

We did a 12 day round trip from Milan Airport where we picked up the rental car to the Lake Orta area, then down through Piemonte to the Riviera on to Cinque Terre and back...

2007 Italy jabo
1317: Our European Adventure

May 18 - June 9 A Trip to Celebrate our 25th Wedding Anniversary, we visit Paris, Tuscany, Rome and Positano, staying in hotels and vacation rentals along the way.

2007 France, Italy Jo&Den
1313: South Louisiana: From the Vieux Carre to Venice

This year for Spring Break we went to South Louisiana and back to our home town, New Orleans, or NOLA. While we have lived in Nashville, Tennessee for 13 years, we decided to...

2007 North America Tina in Tennessee
1312: Madeira - Paradise or Tourist Trap?

Politically in Portugal, geographically an island off West Africa, Madeira has a climate very much its own. We had heard it described in the most glowing terms - but was it...

2007 Portugal davidx
1310: Houseboat to Venice

7-14 May 2007 we travelled by self-driven houseboat form Chioggia to Venice and back, spending time visiting the city and the outer islands while living on the boat in Venice...

2007 Italy SuzanneS
1307: A Taste of Savannah

Joy and her husband spend a two-night stopover in Savannah (home to the Great Slow Travel Gathering...

2007 North America Joy W
1294: The "i'"s Have It

September 21 - October 28, 2006 Opening "i"s along the way from the Dolomites to Rome. Caplanco and her husband travel from the North of Italy down to Rome over the course...

2007 Italy caplanco
1293: What to do with a Car, 11 Days and an Empty Stomach in Puglia

May 2-13, 2007 Dorit, her husband and cousin, spend a week "Partying in Puglia", site seeing, eating and staying in some B&Bs along the way.

2007 Italy Dorit
1291: Cheap Yankees in Paris April 2007

An overview of a family's trip to Paris, mid-April 2007, highlighting some money-saving tips, and good wine-bar and restaurant experiences.

2007 France MWC
1290: Extremadura in May

Extremadura in the Spring Jack travels solo from May 16 to May 23 through Extremadura, seeing sights and enjoying some luscious meals along the way.

2007 Spain Picayo Jack
1283: Six Canadians in Search of Beauty, Art, Laughter and Glorious Food

April 18 - May 1st - A few weeks to explore, savour and be inspired by the sounds, aromas and sights of Italy. Is the first time the sweetest?

2007 Italy Debrah
1282: A Belated Honeymoon

April 21-30, 2007. A Swedish family of three goes to Italy to visit Rome and the Amalfi Coast, celebrating a long-belated honeymoon along the way.

2007 Italy Annika
1276: Fantastic Trip to Thailand

Overview of a family trip to Thailand March - April 2007.

2007 Asia kenalag
1274: Spring Comes Early to Tuscany (and so did we)

Late February - early March, 2007: Fleeing a Boston winter, we found spring in northern Lazio, Castiglioncello and Bucine in Tuscany, and even in Rome. We also went back to...

2007 Italy Roz's Driver
1266: A Magical Paris Vacation with Two Little Girls

We spent a week in Paris, with our daughters (ages five and six) during Easter holidays, 2007.

2007 France surfmom
1262: E-mails From My Italian Hill Town Journey

March 9th - March 30th 2007 Mature-aged female, solo, by train and bus through Umbria and Tuscany, told as a series of e-mails home to friends.

2007 Italy Gerribol
1249: Italy for Mom's Birthday

February 22 thru March 1, Nancy a friend and Nancy's mom head to Florence and March for a quick trip to celebrate Mom's birthday.

2007 Italy Nancy924
1235: The Great Wen

Being an Account of a Journey to the Beating Heart of the British Empire over the New Years holiday.

2007 United Kingdom Toby
1189: One Week in Puerto Vallarta

A family vacation to a Puerto Vallarta all-inclusive resort in January 2007.

2007 North America Dennis Switzer
986: Cigale's Rainy Days in Paris

Cigalechanta rambles through Paris during the off-season period of February 3 to February 19. Lots of "off the beaten path" things to do.

2007 France cigalechanta
2016: Iceland - Land of Hot Springs, Volcanics and Ice

This is a report of just over two weeks spent in the eastern side of Iceland in 2006. We took our car using Smyril Line to get us there. Unfortunately this is no longer possible...

2006 Other Countries Eleanor
1680: A Cruise to Bermuda! (October 2006)

7-14 October 2006. Tony and I sailed with friends on Celebrity's Zenith for a seven-night cruise to Bermuda.

2006 Other Countries Monica Pileggi
1549: Three Days in Mexico

Three days in Mexico with lost luggage and many of the other challenges that life tends to throw at one.

2006 North America jos
1468: Las Vegas Getaway

A birthday getaway for two to Las Vegas with lots of sightseeing and shows, and surprisingly, very little gambling.

2006 North America MsATravlin
1440: France is a Many Splendid Thing

September 2006 from Provence to Poitiers we spent a week in one area and nights in the others.

2006 France cigalechanta
1432: Cilento and Naples 2006

One week stay in Pisciotta with day trips to surrounding sites and a day in Naples.

2006 Italy Karinka
1347: Toward the End of the Alphabet: Venice, Udine, Vienna

V and V (or W) plus U: a week in Venice, a week in Vienna, and a few fascinating days in Udine wedged between.

2006 Italy, Austria fillyjonk
1322: Croissant Run 2006--A Return to Paris (moved)

A week in Paris, spread out to bracket a week in Burgundy. This was our fifth visit to Paris, and certainly not our last.

2006 France Amy
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1321: All Roads Lead to Pisy -- Week in Burgundy (moved)

Amy and Larry spend a week in a vacation rental in Burgundy during the summer, eating good food and visiting towns in the area to see what there is to see.

2006 France Amy
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1311: My China Journal

My China trip journal – September 11 to OCTOBER 1 2006. Dedicated to my Mom and Dad and my journey mate, Norm. Join Moira and Norm as they travel through mainland China...

2006 China celtic gal
1280: San Gimignano - a Magical Stay in the City of Towers

Highlights of a five week trip to Italy with an eight day stay in San Gimignano.

2006 Italy Leslie
1279: Three Generations in Paris and London

Three generations, grandma, mom and daughter, spend two weeks in Paris with an overnight dash to London, spending time seeig the highlights, doing some shopping and enjoying...

2006 France, United Kingdom kayjay66
1269: Southern Utah and New Mexico

RV trip to Southern Utah, Fall of 2006. We intend on spending most of the trip in Southern Utah and the Four Corners area, starting with a week in Zion. Our last stop will...

2006 North America dgassa
1263: Paris, in a Dream

A last minute trip to Paris to accompany my husband on business gave me the opportunity to explore the city on my own for a few days, followed by two wonderful days with him....

2006 France Kim
1259: On the Road - Seven Weeks in Europe

April 28, 2006 Through June 10, 2006 Driving trip though France, Belgium, Germany and Austria, staying in B&Bs, some with reservations ahead of time, some we arranged as we...

2006 France, Austria, Belgium, Germany dgassa
1255: Venice Winter 2006/2007

Ruth and her husband rent an apartment in Venice for two months each year, once in the winter and once in the spring. This is a journal of their winter 2006/2007 trip.

2006 Italy Boleskine
1254: Thailand for Beginners

My husband and I join a small group package tour in April 2006 for our first experience of Bangkok and Northern Thailand.

2006 Asia Valda
1250: The Great Harvest

October 2-16, 2006 Tina and her husband spend time in Chianti, enjoying the harvest, as well as visiting Liguria with day trips to Pisa as well as Florence thrown in.

2006 Italy Tina in Tennessee
1248: New Years Eve in Athens (moved)

One week enjoying Athens with day trips to Hydra and Delphi over New Years weekend, 2006/2007.

2006 Greece Victoria L. Herring
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1247: A Not-So-Slow First Trip to Italy and Budapest (moved)

My sister is invited to a conference in Budapest. Mom and I quickly muscle in on her trip and madness ensues - travel madness, that is!

2006 Italy, Other Countries andasamo
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1245: Ireland - June 2006

Overview of a multi-generational trip to Ireland with stops in Northern Ireland too. The theme of our family tour was Ceol Agus Craic ... and good music, drink, and fun was...

2006 United Kingdom, Ireland tully
1243: Gelato, Ceramics, Art, Pasta, Ruins, Oh My!

After many years in the planning stage we decide to go to Italy. We have lots of great times and some questionable ones; five days in Rome, a week at a villa in Tuscany, and...

2006 Italy JDeQ
1241: Three Generations on a French Canal Boat Adventure

August 9 - 20, 2006 A 40th Anniversary trip with the kids and grandkids on a self-drive canal boat in Burgundy with a little bit of Paris at the beginning and end of our trip....

2006 France supde
1240: A Sentimental Journey

September 2006. Two sisters take off for Italy to find and photograph places our late father had been during WW II.

2006 Italy SandraK
1213: Getting to Know (and fall in love with) Southern Tuscany; Loving Firenze and Roma (yet again)

Dorit, her husband and cousin spend a week in Montalcino Tuscany, touring the surrounding area. Then Dorit and her husband head to Florence for four days, followed by two in...

2006 Italy Dorit
1204: Zig and Georgia's Trip of Gifts

An amusing journey with Zig and Georgia as they travel on a tight budget through part of Switzerland, Liguria and make a pilgrimage to Greece, Sept 25 - Oct 9, 2006.

2006 Italy, Greece, Switzerland zig
1201: Two November Weeks in Venice

November 6-21, 2006 Return trip to Venice, apartment stay for two.

2006 Italy B and J Ne
1193: A Whirlwind Bite of the Big Apple at Christmas

December 22 - 26th. Paul and I head to New York to explore this amazing city over Christmas.

2006 North America JDeQ
1190: Solo in Seattle

Seattle, WA...with a side trip to Victoria, BC June 2006

2006 North America softdrink
1188: The Search for Bubble Wrap in Tuscany

Staying at Agriturismo and driving through the countryside of Tuscany (Radda, San Gim, Pienza, Montalcino) and Umbria (Assisi, Todi, Montefalco, Spello) in search of great food...

2006 Italy Bob from Boston
1185: Barcelona for the New Year

29 December 2006 - 1 January 2007. A lucky offer of a home exchange took me back to Barcelona for the weekend.

2006 Spain PatrickLondon
1184: A Mother-Daughter Trip to Italy: 18 Beautiful Days in September

A mother and daughter spend 18 September days visiting Rome, Siena and Florence.

2006 Italy sandrac
1181: Five Days in Lazio

10 to 16 December 2006 Cheap flight + convenient flight times = Rome, or it did when I was looking. I didn't feel up to a city break and I'd been to Rome twice before -so I...

2006 Italy davidx
1179: A Winter Week in Paris

Eating, walking, and looking at art: Heaven! December 15-21, 2006.

2006 France constance235
1177: Where's Your Passport? How Not To Start A Trip To Umbria

An overview of Russell's eight days traveling through Umbria in late September 2006, with the help of a TomTom naviagation system.

2006 Italy Russell Wayne
1176: September Song: High Notes of a Few Precious Days in Italy

The High City (Città Alta) of Bergamo. Heights of romance in a lofty Ligurian villa. And a high old time in Rome, despite high traffic and temperatures. (Sep - Oct 2006)

2006 Italy Roz
1175: Celebrating Retirement: Five Weeks in Bella Italia

September 4 to October 11 2006 Five Weeks in Italy to Celebrate Retirement. We stayed in hotels and vacation rentals, traveled independently and did a guided tour in Sicily....

2006 Italy Momma's Traveling
1173: Tuscany - 10 Days - September 2006

A couple travels through Florence and Tuscany, enjoying some good food and wine along the way.

2006 Italy Mimi4
1167: Mini-Trip Report - 2 Weeks in Rome

Two wonderful weeks in Rome in late November 2006

2006 Italy Kevin Clark
1166: Nicaragua, November 2006

Nicaragua, November 18 - November 26, 2006. A week of lakes, volcanoes, beaches, and little kiddos.

2006 Other Countries Chiocciola
1165: Sis and me in Venice, Florence and Rome

An overview of the travels of two women as they go from Venice, to Florence, to Rome in November 2006.

2006 Italy Olive Oil
1158: Two Sisters on an Un-Slowtravel Trip to Rome & Florence

Two sisters on a jammed-packed itinerary in Rome and Florence during October 2006.

2006 Italy margaretlb
1157: A Solo Trip Back to Europe: Prague, Cesky Krumlov, Salzburg and Munich

I traveled from November 6-22, 2006 to Prague, Cesky Krumlov, Salzburg and Munich. This was my first real experience traveling solo (in Europe) and my first time to the Czech...

2006 Austria, Czech Republic, Germany trekcapri
1150: Italy Sampler

Several couples enjoy an Italy "Sampler" during August and September 2006 with three days in Paris to start. This trip combines both fast and slow travel over the course of...

2006 France, Italy The Rhodes
1148: Two Weeks in Montreal, With a Side-Trip to Quebec City

Highlights of a home exchange, 29 October - 11 November 2006.

2006 North America PatrickLondon
1138: Ten Days in Provence

A Taste of Provence-Oct 24th to Nov 3rd 2006

2006 France Letha
1135: A Traveller in Paris

October 21-28, 2006. A very enjoyable week in Paris in a great location in the Marais, featuring a different restaurant each evening, an afternoon mini-GTG, very smooth transportation...

2006 France Doug Phillips
1134: Mademoiselle X Goes to Paris

Our "babymoon" trip to Paris which took place from February 10th to February 18th.

2006 France Daniel
1133: Normandy, Languedoc and Paris

A group of friends travels to Normandy, Languedoc and Paris in September 7-27, 2006.

2006 France Linda from NC
1126: A Week in Costa Rica, February 2006

A week of birding, photography, sun and fun in Costa Rica

2006 Other Countries Janet
1117: Mini-trip Report: California's Central Coast

October 6 - October 10, 2006: A long weekend on California's Central Coast

2006 North America Chiocciola
1114: Bergamo, Venice, Lerici, Piemonte, Friends & World Cup Mania

A woman travels solo during June and July 10, 2006, visiting Bergamo, Coccaglio with friends Katia & Guido, Venice, Empoli with friends Francesco & Irene, Lerici, Saluzzo, Torino,...

2006 Italy girasoli
1112: The Tom & Jerry Show

September 22 - 25, 2006 My husband and I celebrated our first anniversary in the Texas Hill Country of Concan, Texas.

2006 North America MsATravlin
1109: Rome/Florence/Venice - Mini-trip Report

9/13-28/06 - Rome/Florence/Venice - One More Time

2006 Italy Dianne
1105: Eight Days, Seven Nights on Kauai

One week on Kauai, Hawaii in the town of Princeville with great friends. Beach hopping, snorkeling, surfing and eating our way around the island.

2006 North America Alyssa
1104: Perfect Piemonte and Bella Bologna: A Succulent Journey for the Senses and Soul

September 1-18, 2006. This trip was an exploration of Piemonte and Emilia-Romagna. We began in Torino, and ended in Bologna with a truely magical week on an enchanting hillside...

2006 Italy Palma
1099: Italy As A Spectacle - Rome And Tuscany

We spent one week in Rome and one week in Tuscany at Podere la Rota in May, a prize we won in the SlowTrav 2006 contest. Here's an overview of our time in both places, featuring...

2006 Italy Azwaniecki
1095: The Anniversary Waltz

This was a special and long awaited family trip to celebrate two family milestones ... our 25th wedding anniversary and my mother-in-law's 70th birthday. The participants included...

2006 Italy poet123
1092: Tuscany and Amalfi, August 2006

A quick overview of our time in Tuscany at a villa in Buonconvento and Amalfi at a hotel from August 4 - 13th.

2006 Italy Junebuwhite
1090: Siena and Rome Visit, April 2006

An overview with highlights of our three days in Siena and four days in Rome.

2006 Italy Jhdflyer
1085: Venice For Five Weeks

Ruth and Martin spend five weeks living in Venice during part of April and May.

2006 Italy Boleskine
1084: A Springtime Slow Travel Prize: Ten Glorious Days In Umbria And A Little Bit Of Rome

Ten days of exploring the beautiful hills of Umbria and a quick visit to Rome, with thanks to Slow Travel for a wonderful prize.

2006 Italy Stella
1082: And Baby Makes Three in Rome and Positano

June 19 - July 8, 2006 Highlights of four days in Rome and two weeks in Positano with husband and baby.

2006 Italy Anastasia
1081: It May Be Our First Visit to Tuscany, But It Won't Be Our Last!

A week at an agriturismo near Acquapendente in northern Lazio, with visits to Florence and Rome and lots of places in between. May 10-17, 2006.

2006 Italy nczoe
1080: Going Batty in Texas

Four days (7/20-24) in San Antonio and Austin, TX.

2006 North America Podie
1078: Matchless Beauty: Days of Wine & Eggplant in Sicily

May 12-23, 2006 Nine nights in Sicily, with London bookends

2006 United Kingdom, Italy Eurogirl
1076: Toscana Americana: It's All Good Under the Tuscan Sun

July 8-15, 2006, teaching a writing workshop offered by Toscana Americana is the way to travel to Italy!

2006 Italy Lohigh
1071: Accidental Tourist in Oklahoma City

A Quick weekend trip interspersed between two weeks of business meetings ends up being astonishingly interesting and nice.

2006 North America Rome Addict
1070: Koinè in Lucca

Desert Cat spent three weeks in Lucca learning Italian at the Koine school (June 10 - July 3), followed by a weekend in Florence.

2006 Italy Desert Cat
1067: Five Days in Mexico City

Mixing business with pleasure, we found Mexico City and surrounding areas to be full of wonderful history, art and good food.

2006 North America janie&geoff
1064: Intensive Language Course in Florence Then Decompression in Sorrento

March 16 through April 6, 2006. Mother and daughter share brain-frying intensive Italian language course in Florence for two weeks, then on to Sorrento and the Amalfi coast...

2006 Italy Earline
1062: A Taste of the Windy City

June 29 - July 2nd. We tour Chicago, eat, shop, and enjoy ourselves immensely!

2006 North America JDeQ
1060: Caesars, Cathars, Castles, and Cassoulet: Early Spring in the Languedoc with Emma

Exploring the cities, villages and countryside of Languedoc-Roussillon, plus a short séjour in Paris. March-April 2006.

2006 France Roz
1057: Newcastle and Hadrian's Wall

A brief look at Newcastle/Gateshead and three days walking the central section of Hadrian's Wall.

2006 United Kingdom PatrickLondon
1055: Tuscany and Umbria May 2006

Tuscany and Umbria May 16-27 2006

2006 Italy crazy4travel
1054: Slow Tuscany: Bring on the Wine, Olive Oil, Food, Art, a Dear Monk, and New Friends

May 25-June 16 Two weeks in Val d'Orcia (near Pienza in Tuscany) staying at Agriturismo Cretaiole, drinking wine, eating good food and exploring our surroundings followed by...

2006 Italy Dog Mother
1051: Forgotten Province - Abruzzo - and Associated Travel

A trip concentrating on Abruzzo and Umbria. We went for two weeks, travelling by train and bus, starting at Milan (Bergamo Airport) and finishing at Pisa. We spent three nights...

2006 Italy davidx
1050: We Fell in Love With France

April 7 to April 23, 2006. We spent our first week in Paris and had a family reunion, and spent our second week in glorious Provence.

2006 France teaberry
1047: Mt. Blanc Summer 2006

Tour of Mt. Blanc, a 120 mile hike around western Europe's highest mountain.

2006 France, Italy, Switzerland Robert Rainey
1043: Luggage, Lattes and Lunacy

May 18-June 4, 2006 Three women share a friend's home in the mountains of northern Tuscany

2006 Italy Palma
1041: Around the World in 78 Days

March 1 until May 17 Around the World

2006 Italy, New Zealand, Australia, Turkey, Other Countries Rachel
1023: Nine Days in Italy With Dad

May 22 - May 31, 2006. My dad's 75th birthday trip with his wife Barbara, my partner Steven and me.

2006 Italy Opera Darren
1020: Solo Trip to Italy (May 2006)

I traveled to Italy on May 10, 2006 (through to the 25th), spending two weeks in Florence, Bologna, Parma, and Venice. I also did a few day trips from these cities, including...

2006 Italy Monica Pileggi
1016: Venice 12 December 2005 to 17 January 2006

Ruth (one of the authors of "Chow!Venice") and her husband Martin spend five weeks living in Venice over Christmas, dining out at restaurants and living amongst the locals.

2006 Italy Boleskine
1009: Italy off the Beaten Path - Northern Lazio/Southern Tuscany

6 May to 20 May Way beyond our Expectations - Northern Lazio/Southern Tuscany!

2006 Italy Brahmama
1008: 'I Vincitori' Learn to Get Lost in the Hills and Valleys of Italy (moved)

5-20 May A two-week trip to two very different places. First, a week spent just outside the village of Perdifumo, a tiny town in the Cilento, south of Salerno. Next a week...

2006 Italy Marian
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1006: La Bella Napoli

Two weeks renting an apartment in Napoli and visiting some of the surrounding area.

2006 Italy mimitabby
1005: A Taste of Italy

Sicily, Sorrento, Orvieto, Siena and Montalcino. March 22 to April 21, 2006

2006 Italy Pat and Henry
1002: The Backside of Rome

A view of the 'backsides' of Rome, Venice and the countryside.

2006 Italy Bugalu
1001: Extremadura: Land of the Conquistadors

In March, 2006 Margaret and Dennis visited Extremadura. With the city of Caceres as their base they explored many of the popular sights in the region. Please join them on their...

2006 Spain Dennis Switzer
1000: Hallo Brrrlin: A long, snowy weekend in the reborn German capital

Russel enjoys a long snowy weekend in the reborn German capital, Berlin, during late winter of 2006.

2006 Germany Russell Wayne
998: The Trip of a Lifetime

March 2 - 18, 2006 Rome, Florence and Tuscany with Jeanne and Teresa.

2006 Italy JMuise
982: Rome, Siena, Florence and Venice - Spring Break March 2006

March 10-18, 2006 - Rome to Siena to Florence to Venice (with Orvieto, Pisa and Padova en route)

2006 Italy Steph8586
981: The Old Man and Me - In Italy!

A couple travel to Rome, for her a return visit, for him the first time and stay in an apartment near Campo dei Fiori during the early spring.

2006 Italy Podie
967: Mom and me in DC: Following the C-SPAN trail

My first trip with my mother to Washington DC, creating our own "C-SPAN trail". March 2006

2006 North America casole
1941: (An incomplete set of) Highlights of our April-May 2005 Trip to Italy (moved)

From April 17-May 7, 2005, a slow, gentle trip, returning to Venice and Rome and getting acquainted with Emilia-Romagna.

2005 Italy Doru
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1507: Hidden Tuscany

Off the beaten track in Tuscany during May of 2005.

2005 Italy Karinka
1406: Volunteering for Vacation: Organic Farming in Italy

October-December 2005: I volunteered on three organic farms in Italy. Each farm exemplified a different aspect of life in Italy.

2005 Italy Seven
1239: Leonardo, Leonardo, Leonardo (Or the Good, the Bad, and the Beautiful) (moved)

A Quick Trip to London and Paris, followed by Slow Travel in Italy, a week in Florence and a couple of days in Rome, with my sister and daughter during April, 2005.

2005 France, Italy, United Kingdom colleenk
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1192: Marche Madness

Two weeks in Romagna and Le Marche

2005 Italy David
1094: Valencia and 'around'

I wanted to go somewhere new in March and Jet2.com had recently introduced cheap flights from the North of England to Valencia. I devised a stay of a few days taking in other...

2005 Spain davidx
1088: Principesse Pursue Piatti

July 16-July 30, 2005. Family with two young daughters explore Tuscany, Umbria and Rome while eating at restaurants that belong to the Buon Ricordo Society.

2005 Italy Grinisa
1068: Alto Alentejo, Portugal

I went alone for a pre-Christmas break. I wanted to see Evora and Elvas and one out of Marvãa and Monsaraz. In the end it was easier to plan for Marvão and I planned the itinerary...

2005 Portugal davidx
1022: A Journey into Tuscany

Sept 15 - 24, 2005

2005 Italy Kamala
1021: Switzerland in Slow Motion: 100 Miles on the Alpine Pass Route

Our family's 14-day, 100-mile hike through the Swiss Alps on the Alpine Pass route (July/August 2005)

2005 Switzerland Kaydee
1004: Cycling in Belgium and The Netherlands

Sept 10 - Sept 17 2005 Cycling trip from Brussels to Amsterdam, cycling from a barge....a wonderful trip.

2005 Belgium, Netherlands Linda Hagstrom
992: Sorrento - Beautiful One Day, Perfect the Next

21-27 April 2005 An enchanted April experience as wisteria scents the air and the whole of the Amalfi Coast seems carpeted in spring blossom.

2005 Italy Leslie
973: A Night in Durango

Two girlfriends and I made a mini-spring break out of a business trip to southern Colorado.

2005 North America alyssa
954: Venice, Petrignano del Lago, and Florence for Six

November 9-21, 2005 Six friends meet for a week in Venice and visits to Petrignano del Lago and Florence.

2005 Italy B and J Ne
950: Deux Joyeux Noëls: Two Joyous Christmases in France

Enjoying Christmas in Paris and on the Côte d'Azur: 2003 and 2005

2005 France Roz
947: From Provence to the Riviera

Three weeks in September and October 2005 from Marseille through Provence and the French Riviera.

2005 France Joywriter
944: Our Month in France

Mid August to mid September

2005 France, Switzerland Ron Zolezzi
943: Italy Alone

DMae returns to Italy as a solo traveler and she visits Roma, Sorrento and Venezia. Architecture, Art, Churches, Museums and Shopping!

2005 Italy DMae
940: A November Week in Tuscany

Civitella Marittima 12Nov05-19Nov05

2005 Italy Sallie
939: Ocho Locos en Costa Rica

October 3 to October 13, 2005 Eight 40-to-50-something women visit Arenal and Manuel Antonio

2005 Other Countries Spike
938: Bert and Spike from Sorrento to Florence, Dec. 2005

December 16 to December 31, 2005 Rome, Sorrento, Tivoli, Assisi, Florence

2005 Italy Spike
937: Language lessons in Perugia plus Florence, Milan and Rome

Sept-Nov 2005 Language lessons in Perugia plus Florence, Milan and Rome

2005 Italy Georgia
926: My Dream Trip To Italy and France

A long time in the incubation stage, a long time in coming...I'm sure there were those among you who thought I'd never take this trip! 3 weeks in Italy and 1 week...

2005 France, Italy BGE 2006
920: Umbria, Venice and Montepulciano

Exploring mountainous Umbria, mushrooming, a side trip to Montepulcino for three cases of wine and "decompressing" in Venice

2005 Italy SeaJay
918: Skiing Val d'Isere and Tignes

Blizzards, skiing, snowboarding, and crossing mountain ranges in the Alps.

2005 France, Switzerland SeaJay
917: Belize - Jungles, Mayans, and Diving

Crocs, Monkeys, Endangered Birds, Canoeing, Mayan Temples and Diving the Blue Hole

2005 Other Countries SeaJay
916: A Week in Sicily, or, Take the Night Train

July, 2005 Rome to Sicily by Overnight Train

2005 Italy Italian Connection
908: Martha's Vineyard Summer

A stress-free vacation in Martha's Vineyard with stops in Montreal and Boston along the way.

2005 North America MarionP
904: Family , Food and Wine - Italy 2005

May 29 - June 12, 2005 Two weeks of enjoying family, food and wine in Italy

2005 Italy Ryan P
903: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum & Other Misadventures in Rome, Naples & Amalfi

Rome, the Amalfi Coast and Naples, September 10 - 30, 2005.

2005 Italy Nancy and Dick
901: Barcelona: Better the 2nd Time Around & Corpus Christi in Andulusia

May 2005 A surprise festival

2005 Spain Julianna
899: We Didn't Drink All The Vino: Maitai Tom and Tracy's

Four of us (two couples) traveled to Italy and spent three weeks (September 15 - October 7) exploring the hill towns of Tuscany and Umbria, along with the beautiful cities of...

2005 Italy maitaitom 2006
898: China 2005

Independent travel to China

2005 China stephenp
897: Spain 2005

This trip report describes a trip my partner, Dino, and I took to Spain in the Spring of 2005. We went to Barcelona, Granada, Sevilla, the "White Villages," and Madrid.

2005 Spain stephenp 2006
896: A Visit to Italy in Four Part Harmony: Southern Tuscany, Chianti, Liguria, and Piemonte

September 18-October 19, 2005

2005 Italy B. DuPree
894: South Africa - Cape Town and Safari at Ngala

June 24 to July 6, 2005 ... Cape Town and N'Gala.

2005 Africa Pat Matthews
893: Buona Fortuna In Verona, Veneto and Genoa

August 24- September 8, 2005 Opera and VAlpolicella in Verona, Palladian Villas and Cheese in the Veneto Genoa and Italian Riviera

2005 Italy Dori
892: From the Mountains, to the Vineyards, to the Ocean: Italy on the Cheaps

We do Italy on a budget, hiking the Dolomites, enjoying wine in the Veneto, Umbria and Tuscany, and visiting some wonderful towns along the way, September 26 to October 17,...

2005 Italy Kendal
889: Twenty Years of Bliss, 20 Days of Passion

As an addition to attending medical conference in Prato, we decided to celebrate our 20th anniversary in Italy. We would spend three nights in Rome before heading to Prato...

2005 Italy boothy
884: Single and Solo in Italy: One Woman's Tale of Love, Latte and The Pursuit of Happiness...

Florence and Venice, February 2005

2005 Italy teachick
883: At Home in Picardie

May 28-June 4, 2005 A week in a beautiful country home in a village in Picardie

2005 France, Belgium RobynFrance
882: Bella Sicilia - Central Sicily Off The Tourist Path

16 days in Central Sicily - Our goal was to experience the small mountain villages our grandparents knew 100 years ago.

2005 Italy Tony and Barb V
881: A Slow Trip to Italy for a Mother and Daughter

November, 2005 A daughter takes her beloved Mom to Florence and Rome

2005 Italy stella 2006
879: October in Lucca, Chianti, Montalcino and Rome and Two Slow Travel Converts

October 8 - 25, 2005 Busseto, Lucca, Chianti, Montalcino, Rome and Milan

2005 Italy jabez
876: Living The Month of October, 2005 in Rome: an Experiment in Becoming a Local

Entire month of October spent in Rome attempting to live a more normal Roman's life style.

2005 Italy Max Barrett
875: Family of Nine - Tales of a European Adventure

Three weeks in August: Paris, Florence, Venice and Rome with family of nine.

2005 France, Italy b&j and the gang
873: Geocaching, Italian Style

Our First Italian Geocaching Adventure

2005 France, Italy Suzanne Ferrio
872: Italy: A Story of Vespas, Vino, and Vistas

September 20 - October 4, 2005 A two-week adventure in Rome, Umbria, and Venice

2005 Italy newsgal
871: Our Italian Adventure or Life Is What Happens When You Are Making Other Plans...

October 18-31; Twelve great days of a planned twenty-five day trip: Verona, Mantova, Padova, Bologna and Ravenna

2005 Italy Lotuseden
866: Castles, Caves and Cablecars

October 2005: After hearing about the beauty of Slovenia from a work colleague and doing a little bit of research, we decided to take our 8 year old daughter and 2 year old...

2005 Italy, Austria, Slovenia, Switzerland wendy lynn
862: Israel and Palestine 2005

Quick jaunt to a biblical center of the Universe

2005 Middle East French Toast
858: Venice 2005: Fantasy Gelato Has Record Year After Our Visit!

A brief overview of our trip to Venice with day trips to Bologna and Verona -- Oct. 14-22.

2005 Italy Sglover
855: Eastern Europe and meeting family

April 2005 trip to search out my husband's Slovakian roots.

2005 Austria, Other Countries t-mac 2006
850: Hawaii October 2005 (Oahu and the Big Island)

My husband Tony and I visited Hawaii October 15 - 26th, visiting the islands of Oahu and the Big Island.

2005 North America Monica Pileggi
845: The Beauty of Northern Spain

Using Madrid as a base, we traveled through Galicia, Asturia, Cantabria & the Basque Country.

2005 Spain Sharonov
843: A Month in India

1/12/2005 - 2/14-2005 We traveled through Rajasthan and also made forays into Agra and Varanasi. All of our hotels were pre-booked, and we had the services of a driver throughout...

2005 India Sharonov
838: It's All About The Shoes

Trip of a lifetime. Two weeks in Italy with a group of 22 friends

2005 Italy mary miller 2006
835: City, Country, Suburbia: Northern Italy from Three Viewpoints

Two Weeks in Emilia Romagna and the Veneto: Sep/Oct 2005

2005 Italy Roz 2006
834: There's No Such Thing as Too Much...Pasta and Ceramics

September 3-26, 2005 Shopping and Eating Our Way Through Tuscany, Umbria and the Amalfi Coast

2005 Italy Palma
825: Discovering Central NY

April 9, 2005 - April 18, 2005 Taking visitors from Japan around Central NY, with a side trip to Boston.

2005 North America Upstate NY
824: Laurie & Daniel Take the Folks to Rome

Eight terrific days (well, OK, maybe one day I'd like to forget) in Rome with my wife and parents.

2005 Italy Daniel
823: October in Rome, Montalcino, Florence, Udine, Venice

October 1 - 16, an overview of our three year wedding anniversary trip to Italy.

2005 Italy Bob Gold
821: Belle Donne

It's hard for me to remember my first trip to Europe thirty-five years ago in 1977 when I fell in love with Italy and Italians. For Anne, spending fall quarter of her junior...

2005 Italy Valla
818: Mountains and Masterpieces

My eight day trip to Tuscany in which I learned about marble and Michelangelo, masterpieces and more.

2005 Italy Dana K 2006
817: Mallorca - The Centre of the Mediterranean

An account of part of our family's ongoing voyage, traveling very slowly around the mediterranean seas.

2005 Spain JulieC
814: Exploring the Senses of Burgundy 2005 (moved)

Four weeks holiday in Burgundy from 15th October to 21st November. After 30+ years without the ability to smell, Gavin embarked on a course of Prednisone to restore this...

2005 France Gavin Crawford
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803: Da Acciughe a Cinghiale

An overview our our two weeks in Liguria, with one week in a cooking program, and one week in Toscana, living like Italians during late spring.

2005 Italy patid
802: Slow Travel in China

July-August 2005 A 3 1/2 week trip including big city experiences in Beijing and Hong Kong and more pastoral excursions in the countryside of Hunan Province.

2005 China Michael P
798: Footloose in Provence & Paris

Thirteen days in Provence and four days in Paris, including some wonderful food and wine, a day in Nice, and an unexpected encounter with "Good Year" - September 10-27, 2005...

2005 France Doug Phillips 2006
794: Venice For a Month

My husband, Martin, and I spend two months in Venice each year, once in the winter and once in the spring. We rent an apartment, enjoy the restaurants, do some sightseeing,...

2005 Italy Boleskine
789: Laurie & Daniel's June 2005 Trip to Paris

These pages contain the tale of our terrific trip to Paris in 2005 that occurred from June 13th through the 21st.

2005 France Daniel 2006
788: What We Did on Our Summer Vacation (2 weeks, 2 people with 2 carry-ons)

May 16-31,(2005) Our first European trip(according to Zig): Arriving in Rome, train to Florence, Venice, Siena, bus to Elba, and train to Rome with only our carry-ons.

2005 Italy Zig and Georgia
770: Italy 2005 (or an expensive trip to the dentist)

July 13 to 31, Day and a half in Florence. Two weeks in Umbria (Assisi) and a day and a half in Rome.

2005 Italy Bill & Wendy
766: French Culinary Celebration

May 27 to June 6, 2005. We embarked on a nine-night, land-based sojourn featuring as much coq au vin, escargots à la Bourguignonne and bottles of Beaujolais as we could afford....

2005 France Eurogirl
756: Croatia and Trieste

Two weeks in Dubrovnik, Hvar, and Trogir, with a visit to Trieste at the end.

2005 Italy, Croatia constance235
755: Touring Lyon, Torino, Nice, Paris & London

August 1-17, 2005 An overview of our visit to Lyon, Torino, Nice, Paris & London traveling by car, easyJet & Eurostar.

2005 France, Italy, United Kingdom Chiaro di Luna
751: Just The Two of Us...We Can Eat It if We Try

Chris, my husband, and I spent a bit over two weeks in Italy. Arriving in Rome, spending a night in Abruzzo, driving to a masseria near Ostuni for six nights, a night in Frascati,...

2005 Italy Kim
744: Through Bavaria, Umbria and Tuscany: Piatti Misti

May 23- June 13. Three wonderful weeks visiting friends in Bavaria, touring Umbria and returning to some favorite and new spots in Tuscany.

2005 Italy, Germany Leslie 2006
730: Amalfi Coast, Tuscany and Venice - Honeymoon For Eight

In March of 2004, we began planning for what was initially to be a trip to Italy for my fiftieth birthday. Ideally, we thought sometime in late spring of 2005 would be perfect....

2005 Italy Janel
726: A Day on Mount Amiata

A relaxing daytrip to Mount Amiata (with children, in-laws and a dog!)

2005 Italy Gloria - Casina di Rosa 2006
717: Baise River Cruise

A Week on a “Locaboat” on the Canal Lateral a la Garonne and the Baise River, May 2005.

2005 France AnG 2006
716: It was the Best of Times, It was the Worst of Times, It was the Best of Times, etc., etc.

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it...

2005 France suncoast
714: Paris and Rome with Teens

June 13 - 27, 2005. This was a family trip - sort of a "last hurrah" before our eldest son heads off to college this fall. We spent the first week in Paris and the second week...

2005 France, Italy CynthiaAnne
712: Normandy and Paris for 6 days, July 2005

Normandy: Honfleur, Etretat, and D-Day beaches for 3 days, and 3 days in Paris

2005 France surfmom
707: Trip to Rome and Paris with Eight Year-Olds

June/July 2005. Family travel to Rome and Paris with 8 year old twin girls.

2005 France, Italy Robyin
701: Four Walking days in Berlin

July 16th-20th, 2005 - Berlin (Germany) Four days spent walking (a lot) in the capital of Germany and enjoying the delicious German food! Berlin is a GREAT capital!

2005 Germany Gloria - Casina di Rosa
696: Two Weeks in Maiori, Amalfi Coast, Italy

June 17 - July 2, 2005. First family vacation with our 18 month-old baby

2005 Italy Anastasia
689: Falling in Love With Tuscany

This report describes our first time in Italy - love at first sight June 15 - July 2nd, 2005. Join us as we spend some time in Florence, a week based in Chianti, a few days...

2005 Italy Danielle Denis
687: Travels on Amalfi Coast and Sicily

Join Peter and Maryann as the spend over two weeks in Italy during April 2005, visiting the Amalfi Coast and the eastern coast Sicily.

2005 Italy Peter M.
684: Thelma and Louise Ride Again

Remembering the Whitsundays, a few days of warmth at Airlie Beach in June 2005.

2005 Australia spw
683: Days in Sperlonga

A brief overview of a trip to Sperlonga with visits to Rome, Pompeii, Fondi, Gaeta, Formia.

2005 Italy billsinc
678: Italia - Umbria, Lago di Garda, Lago di Como & Visits with Friends in Empoli and Coccaglio

June 7-July 3, 2005 Spello, Perugia, Empoli, Sirmione, Coccaglio, Bellagio and many daytrips.

2005 Italy girasoli
674: New York in Blue

You have only 24 to show your spouse New York City, which she's never visited. How would you do it?

2005 North America Devotay
669: Italy June 2005

Florence for five days, Certaldo countryside for seven days, Principa a Mare for one night, and Rome for eight days.

2005 Italy Robert&Kerri
668: Nine days in Umbria and Rome

A brief overview of our trip in June 17-26, 2005 to Spello, Assisi, Bevagna, Norcia, and Rome.

2005 Italy Russell Wayne
667: 30th Wedding Anniversary Italy Trip

This was our first attempt at slow travel, spending at least five nights at every stop with one exception. It was easily our least stressful trip, and we were able to relax...

2005 Italy MarciaS
663: Paris and Burgundy - 2 Beginner Travelers

June 14-25, 2005 Vauchignon June 18. Three nights in Paris; a day in Beaune; a week in a Vauchignon B&B, here's a brief overview of our trip.

2005 France Clarem
657: A slightly delayed, but still sincere, PARIS TRIP REPORT from Cheese-aholic!: June 1-8, 2005

This is not going to be a trip report which unfolds in a logical time frame, but rather a recap of our highs and lows during a seven-night, eight-day Paris trip in the beginning...

2005 France Cheese-aholic!
653: From the Loire to the Left Bank

When some friends said they wanted to get away for a week, we decided that May in château country, followed by a couple of days in Paris sounded perfect it turned into a serendipitous...

2005 France Roz
644: Florence, Montepulciano and Venice in May

A couple travels to Florence, Montepulciano and Venice in early May 6-17, to see the sights, eat the food and generally soak up the ambiance.

2005 Italy AlliK
635: My Stream of Consciousness Report of a First Trip to Italy (Rome, Florence, and Siena)

A single girl's first trip to Italy, taking time with friends in Rome, Florence and Siena (and a day trip to Assisi).

2005 Italy KJ
634: NAVIGATING IN SICILY

An overview of our five destination over 15 day trip through Sicily, highlighting where we stayed, noteworthy comments and some "good eats."

2005 Italy BOB THE NAVIGATOR
626: Rome, Florence, Venice - It's All About The Food

Join Lenny, Kathy and Dianne on a tour of the "big 3", Rome, Florence, and Venice with a daytrip to Lucca, as they tour the sights and enjoy many delicious meals.

2005 Italy Dianne
621: Our Italian Adventure

We had already done all the usual destinations so we settled on an itinerary that promised new Italian enchantments (Le Marche) and a revisit to some old favorites (Tuscany...

2005 Italy Dennis
620: Spoleto, Siena, Montalcino, Proceno, Rome

18 March - 9 April 2005, an overview of our trip where we took our nine-year-old granddaughter to Italy to visit Rome, Tuscany and Umbria.

2005 Italy Pat and Henry
619: March in Rome, Venice and Paris

Three days in Rome, three days in Venice and four days in Paris, during March 2005.

2005 France, Italy TominVB
616: Venice - Winter 2004/2005

Ruth and Martin spend five weeks in Venice every year from mid-December until mid-January.

2005 Italy Boleskine
614: Family of Four (kids age 9 and 12) Enjoys Living

March 11 - March 26, 2005. Family with kids age 9 and 12 visit Rome, Venice and Florence for two weeks.

2005 Italy jgg
613: Cinque Terre and Rome

March 25 - April 3, 2005

2005 Italy Lou
611: Three days in Normandy

Fom Paris, to St. Andelys, Pont Audemer and Honfleur in Normandy, on the last three days of March, 2005. Dining and lodgings in Honfleur. Farm and cheese factory visits in the...

2005 France Happy in Paris
608: Southern Tuscany, 2005

March 10-23, 2005 Southern Tuscany

2005 Italy Karen Austin
607: Driving Trip To/In Sicily

March 13 to March 21, 2005 Our Driving Trip from Rome to/within Sicily and Back Again

2005 Italy WV Cyndy
605: Seven Perfect Days in the Emilia-Romagna and One Day in Florence

March 8 - 17, 2005. Seven nights in the Emilia-Romagna, three in the Romagna, four in the Emilia, with the final night in Florence. My husband and my in-laws on our fourth...

2005 Italy casole
587: A Fabulous Introduction to Italy: 13 nights in Venice, Florence and Rome

12/25/04 - 01/10/05, Italy's "Big Three" with London stopover

2005 Italy, United Kingdom WillTravel
1699: Europe - Belgium, Denmark and The Netherlands

Summer 2004, Bil and Pat turn a presentation at a conference into a vacation visiting Belgium, Denmark and the Netherlands along the way.

2004 Belgium, Denmark, Netherlands, Other Countries Pat Matthews
1698: ITALY: The Ever Beautiful Country

The Matthews spend about 10 days touring through Italy during the Christmas season, visiting Venice, Florence and Rome.

2004 Italy Pat Matthews
1352: Finland - Mainly Åland

May/June 2004 A return visit to Helsinki, a quick preview (perhaps) of the Lakes and the accomplishment of a wish to see more of Åland.

2004 Finland davidx
1079: Andalucía Revisited

From 1989 to 1994 I visited Andalucía for a week each year in December. Then, for reasons given on the first page, I didn't feel able to go there. Ten years later I changed...

2004 Spain davidx
928: Nine Glorious Days in Bella Roma

November 11-20, 2004 This was our second trip to Italy and our first to spend the entire vacation in Rome. We had only been there for two days and three nights the year before...

2004 Italy AnnM
924: Lone Roamings in Italy: Impressions of Tuscany, Umbria, Amalfi Coast and Rome

Dorothy spends three weeks traveling solo through Italy, visiting Tuscany, Umbria, Capri, the Amalfi coast and Rome along the way.

2004 Italy dorothyk
919: A Tuscan Christmas

Stay in a castle, stay with locals, stay in a Roman B&B and get an Italian emersion

2004 Italy SeaJay
900: Eirin non si è fermata a Eboli (or, The Carlo Levi Spring Break)

Matera and Aliano, Basilicata, April 7-11, 2004.

2004 Italy Chiocciola
890: A Rather Lovely Long Weekend in Paris with Laurie & Daniel

Four days in the City of Light filled to the brim with good food and good times.

2004 France Daniel 2006
865: First-time Cruise | Russia, Scandinavia and more

August 2004 ~ 30th birthday celebration adventure. Flight to Franfurt and overland to Copenhagen where my husband and I embarked on a 10-day Baltic cruise. A new perspective...

2004 Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Russia, Sweden t-mac
856: The Romance of Moorish Spain

May 2004 - After reading “Tales of the Alhambra” by Washington Irving, I fell in love with the romance of Moorish Spain. If you love history, architecture, the strong flavours...

2004 Spain janie and geoff
840: Venice, Carnivale 2004

February 19 thru 25 A week in Venezia at Carnivale

2004 Italy Dean 2006
822: Rome, Tuscany, Amalfi, Sort of Solo

In mid-October of last year, I embarked on a 22 day Grand Circle tour of Rome, Amalfi and Tuscany, but I did it my way. Once we arrived at each destination, for the most part,...

2004 Italy Lynne Zielinski
815: A Pilgrimage from Porto, Portugal to Santiago de Compostela

Dennis invites you to share his pilgrimage journey from Porto to Santiago. Comments and suggestions regarding both cities and places in between are in the text.

2004 Spain, Portugal Dennis Switzer 2006
800: England in Slow Motion: 190 Miles on the Coast-to-Coast Walk

We've become a family who walks. Not just a family who walks around a big city instead of taking the subway. We've become a family who walks 10, 15, even 20 miles to get from...

2004 United Kingdom Kaydee 2006
700: Buenos Aires: It Was Never in Our Plans...

December 3 - 14, 2004 Buenos Aires and Iguazu Falls A special birthday trip to a place we'd never planned on going to

2004 South America caplanco
698: A Trip to Italy 2004

A trip to Rome, Montefollonico, Florence & Venice in July 2004.

2004 Italy Chiaro di Luna
679: A Student in Florence (moved)

I spent 17 days in Florence studying Italian at the Koine school for two weeks and then soaking up the beauty and culture of this fabulous city. This trip report has been edited...

2004 Italy colleenk
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673: Tuscan Rambles

Two weeks in the hill towns of Tuscany, with a side trip to Elba and an unexpected encounter with the Giro d'Italia, May 1-15, 2004

2004 Italy Doug Phillips 2006
670: Scenic and Romantic Germany

September 4 - 13, 2004: an anniversary trip that was breathtaking in its scenery and romantic atmosphere.

2004 Germany K Ochs
645: Living in London for Six Months

I spent six months in London for work. These are my experiences and reviews of shops and restaurants. This was originally written as a blog.

2004 France, Italy, United Kingdom LisaW 2006
629: Idle days in the South of France

I spent a week in a rental in Nice and three nights in Paris with my brother Bodge and my friends Laura and Lauren, with a side trip to Monaco thrown in.

2004 France, Other Countries KellyC
627: A Couple Weeks in Vietnam

Urban Exploration and Great Dining

2004 Asia Cocodrilo
623: More Canaling in England

In September of 2004 Orly and I had a wonderful canal trip with his younger cousin Jenny, age 82 and her step-daughter. Christine. Our route took us into four counties of...

2004 United Kingdom Lucille T
612: Light Enough to Travel

Milan, Proceno and Rome, December 2004-January 2005

2004 Italy trishmael 2006
590: TWO MORE WEEKS IN ROME…AND NAPLES!

I had another wonderful Italian vacation this last year, two weeks in Rome, with a two-night-three-day jaunt to Naples. I’m not very good at the day-to-day travel journal (I’ve...

2004 Italy Robert Santa Monica 2006
585: A First Italian Summer

June-July 2004 Rome, Siena (and the Palio), Verona (and the opera), Venice, Florence, Assisi, the Amalfi Coast

2004 Italy debsnet 2006
584: Auntie Janice & Nicholas Go to England

I'm continuing my goal of taking each of my five nieces and nephews on a big trip around their 12th year. Nick is #4 (Whew!) and we're heading to England for some tea...

2004 United Kingdom JaniceB
581: Autumn in Cetona, a Small Tuscan Hill Town

Three-month experience - Sept., Oct. & Nov., 2004 - living in Cetona, Italy, traveling and painting watercolors of Tuscan city scenes and landscapes.

2004 Italy Bud Lowe
579: The Unexpected Birthday Trip to Italy

Slow Travel grand prize winner! Positano, a week in Sicily, Rome.

2004 Italy Rachel
577: A Mixed Bag of Five Cities in Italy

Milan to Cremona to Venice to Florence to Rome

2004 Italy Ravi Narasimhan
575: A Perfect Week in Venice

December 12-19, 2004. Seven magical days in Venice.

2004 Italy constance235
574: Abruzzo - Family, Food and Wine

Trip to Abruzzo and a little of Umbria between September 23 and October 11, 2004

2004 Italy avvocato
567: Boleskine Fall 2004 Trip to Rome and Surrounding Area

Boleskine Fall Trip - 5 October 2004-14 october 2004 A stay at a farm, Casale Sonnino outside of Rome with daily trips to Rome, neighboring towns, etc.

2004 Italy Boleskine
565: Lazio/Umbria, Sorrento, and Rome: Our 5th trip to Italy

Off-season travel to Amalfi Coast, Rome, and a favorite B&B in northern Lazio

2004 Italy Roz 2006
559: Dolomites/South Tyrolean Alps of Italy and an overnight in Verona

Hiking in the Dolomites of the South Tyrolean Alps of Italy and an overnight in Verona, 2 weeks, Oct. 24-Nov. 7, 2004

2004 Italy arney
558: My 50th Birthday Present to Myself, ITALY!

Venice, Florence, Radda in Chianti, Assisi, and Rome. Oct. 3-22, 2004

2004 Italy Pokey 2006
556: Provence and the French Riviera in mid October

My wife and I stole away from the kids and went to the south of France for eight days with a side trip to Monaco.

2004 France, Other Countries AdrianM
555: Sardinia, a bit of Corsica, Paestum, Maratea, Calabria With a Dash of Sicily

Sardinia, a bit of Corsica, Paestum, Maratea, Calabria with a dash of Sicily 8/11/04-8/31/04

2004 France, Italy ap6380
552: Newbee's To Italy...

"Dream Italy"

2004 Italy apriljoy
546: Praiano, Florence, Rome and Plan B

Italy- September and October 2004

2004 Italy P Connolly
543: Rome, Sorrento and a Search For Ancestors

Traveling from September 24 through October 9, we rented two villas, the first outside of Rome, the second near Sorrento.

2004 Italy williamf
541: When in Seattle..... On a Caffeine High in the Pacific Northwest

Two weeks in the Pacific Northwest, primarily in Portland, Seattle and Vancouver.

2004 North America David
540: Madrid and Surrounding Towns

May 5-11 trip to Madrid and description of various daytrips to the surrounding towns.

2004 Spain neverintown
537: Linguistics, Pecorino, & Honey

A young woman's experiences with a 2-week intensive language course in Siena

2004 Italy BellissimaTina
526: Framon “Tour” Sicily: Bad Travel Planning and False Advertising

Sicily with Framon Hotels, May 2004

2004 Italy Tomale
524: Adventures in Incomparable Tuscany, August 2004

Tuscany in August 2004 - Florence, Lucca, Pisa, Cinque Terra, Siena, Montalcino, Arezzo, and back to Florence

2004 Italy suncoast 2006
523: Venice, Capri, Positano & Rome

August/September 2004 Two glorious weeks in Italy without the kids!

2004 Italy Amarena
520: California--Wine, Women, and Songs

Paso Robles, California: Wine tasting weekend with the girls.

2004 North America Colleen
519: A Family Returns to Italy - July 2004

A Family Returns to Italy: July 13-28, 2004

2004 Italy Sandra Pierce
512: Several Areas of Italy (and Paris) with Kids

First time travellers spend three weeks in Paris and Italy with kids aged 10 and 12. Paris, Venice, Castelrotto, Tuscany, Naples, Rome, Disneyland

2004 France, Italy laser lady
508: Small Town Couple Takes Small Towns Trip, May 1-31

May 1-31, 2004 My husband and I flew to Frankfurt, spent eight days driving through Germany and Switzerland and into Italy where we spent three weeks in small towns.

2004 Italy, Germany, Switzerland B. Dupree
500: Rome and a Country Wedding

Six days in Rome and a wedding in Tuscany

2004 Italy gloria
493: Trip to Italy to Visit Family Roots

Four weeks: Northern Italy, Florence, Tuscany, Rome, Sorrento, Venice

2004 Italy jakethedog
491: Maremma: Lost in a Tuscan Kansas

I was tired and stressed. Luca was tired and stressed. My mom was tired and stressed. None of us had enjoyed a beach stay in the past couple of years. This is why we decided...

2004 Italy Alice Twain
487: Mind-boggling First Glimpses of Italy With Teens

Highlights of Italy: Rome, Amalfi Coast, Florence, Siena, and Venice. Independent travel. 2-week trip from mid to late June, 2004.

2004 Italy Melissa Joy
481: A Marathon and an Evening Stroll in Rome

Running and Walking Italian style

2004 Italy bellabello
475: Bergen and The Norwegian Coastal Voyage – the world’s most beautiful cruise

31st May 2004 - 19th June 2004, 6 days in Bergen followed by the Norwegian Coastal Voyage

2004 Norway Caro
473: The Sunday Drive

June 20, 2004 A Sunday drive to visit Castelnau and Montpezat.

2004 France Sharon
471: A Long Weekend in the Dordogne

Four wonderful days driving around the Dordogne in April

2004 France Ger
469: Acrophobic Amateur Philosopher and Calm Husband Go To Praiano, Our (Almost) Perfect Week

Adventures with two novice slow travellers - June 16-24, 2004, Praiano

2004 Italy phoenixflies
466: Buon Viaggio- Florence & A Tuscan Idyll

12 Days in Florence, Cortona, and a Sampling of Tuscan Towns - May 2004

2004 Italy lkmaloney
465: Two Weeks in France and Spain (moved)

A family of four (kids ages 16 and 12) spent a week in a rental house in the Lot valley followed by visits to Collioure, France, Cadaques and Barcelona Spain

2004 France, Spain Tracy H
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460: Capri, Tuscany, Venice and Family in Caserta, Spring 2004

Capri, Tuscany, Venice and Family in Caserta, Spring 2004.

2004 Italy Lorac 2004
454: Florence On My Own: Three Weeks of Studying Italian and Very Slow Travel (moved)

May 5-26 2004. Three weeks in Florence, staying in an apartment in the Oltr'arno and studying Italian at the Centro Koine.

2004 Italy Marian 2004
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453: Anniversary Trip to Italy

Jo-Ann and I have always wanted to go to Italy. Our inspiration for this trip came from reading the book, Under the Tuscan Sun. We intended to celebrate our 30th wedding anniversary...

2004 Italy KenC
446: Who ever heard of Metz?

Metz: Spa and Gardens

2004 France French Toast
441: Wining and Dining in Tuscany

May 29-June 7. A "foodie" couple roams the central Tuscan countryside in search of food, wine, and Coca Cola Light.

2004 Italy Tracey3345
440: Spring in Venice

Another month's adventures in Venice in the spring.

2004 Italy Boleskine
439: 12 days in Paris, April 2004 (moved)

Impressions, some passing and some lasting, from a recent return to one of our favorite cities.

2004 France Doru 2004
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431: Extremadura Spain

Four days wandering the fascinating towns in Extremadura.

2004 Spain Ger
421: Prague, Paul McCartney, and Pickpockets

JUNE 2004 A six day trip to Prague, centered around the Paul McCartney concert

2004 Czech Republic Barb (and Art)
414: Tuscany May 2004

Two weeks in Tuscany (May 12- 27 2004) visting various Tuscan small towns, and Lucca, Siena, and Florence.

2004 Italy Monica Pileggi
412: Paris and Italy

Our second honeymoon to Rome, Florence and Venice plus a week in Tuscany from May 5th to 27th, 2004, with a brief stay in Paris on either end.

2004 France, Italy FelicityR
411: Single Mom with Teenagers - 2 1/2 Weeks in Italy

May 11-27, Sorrento, Rome, Florence and Venice

2004 Italy Joelle
410: Family Visit to Rome and a Week Rental in Tuscany

Family visit to Rome and a week rental in Tuscany May 2004.

2004 Italy SharonS
408: 10 Too-Short Days in Ireland

Our Irish honeymoon. April 20-30, 2004. We started out in Shannon (mid-West coast) and drove the southern coast to Dublin (mid-East coast).

2004 Ireland Vyolett 2004
406: At Home in Kobe, Japan 2004

Visiting former exchange student and family in Kobe Japan.

2004 Japan Mike Bravo
405: A Month in Egypt

Trying to following the winter sun around Egypt.

2004 Middle East Samantha Van Eldik
386: Three Weeks in Spain (moved)

Shannon & Connie, daughter and mother, see six cities in Spain for tapas and touring.

2004 Spain Shannon
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379: Two Weeks with My 86-year-old Mother in (Mostly) Southern Tuscany

April 23 - May 6, 2004, Southern Tuscany, Volterra and Lucca

2004 Italy RXB
378: Greece Adventure 2004

Greece, March 10-24. Four young 50's something women friends in Greece

2004 Greece Mazpony
377: 18 Days to Circle Hawaii

A slow trip to Hawaii. We started in Seattle, WA on Wednesday April 21, 2004 and returned to our starting point 18 days later. This was a 'Circle Hawaii' cruise aboard Holland...

2004 North America Wendy & Rob
376: Lake Como, Venice, Tuscany, Florence

May 1 - 14, 2004 Northern Italy

2004 Italy Raynard
368: Verona, Florence, & Venice: Two Weeks

March 17 - March 31, 2004

2004 Italy cmvnapa 2004
361: Real Slow Travel, Catania

People write about their different kinds of trips, but "slow travel" was truly what my last trip to Catania was about.

2004 Italy mimitabby
359: Lucca, Siena, Montalcino, Orvieto, and Rome

18 March to 9 April 2004 we take our ten year old grandson to Italy.

2004 Italy Pat and Henry
356: Getaway at Mandalay

A quick getaway to Mandalay Bay

2004 North America jnini
346: Dordogne, April 2004

This is the Dordogne portion of a two-week trip to France

2004 France Mellen Candage
341: Two Weeks in Tuscany with Side Trips to Rome, Venice & Florence

Two Weeks in Tuscany with Side Trips To Rome, Venice & Florence

2004 Italy EllenS
337: Three Nights in Venice

Three nights in Venice: just me, staying in a little apartment in a lesser-known corner of Castello. Early March 2004.

2004 Italy Jonathan Morgan
336: The World in Las Vegas

Mixing business and pleasure in Las Vegas

2004 North America Colleen
308: Italy Trip Report

Two weeks in Northern Italy

2004 Italy Sally Watkins, CTC
1195: Ten Days in Eastern Sicily

Ten days in eastern Sicily in Sept 2003, including three days in Taormina and a week hiking Sicily with Exodus while staying at an agritourismo outside Toarmina. Includes a...

2003 Italy Linda Hagstrom
1097: A Week Exploring Sicily

Sept 2003, a week in Sicily which was part of a longer trip to Sicily, Ischia, Umbria, and Venice.

2003 Italy Linda Hagstrom
847: Top Of The Boot To Tuscany

First two weeks in September. Drove from airport in Milan to Desenzano on the south shore of Lake Garda. After a week there, drove to Colle Lungo at Castellina in Chianti for...

2003 Italy RonGom
833: The Mystery Trip, or I Was Attacked by a Killer Pelican in Mykonos

In October, 2003, three couples depart on a Mystery Trip with no idea where they are going. All they know is the date and the weather. The trip is totally planned and paid...

2003 Greece, Turkey Gail Hecko 2006
829: A Million Degrees

Rome for a Week, Venice for nine days, with a couple of day trips.

2003 Italy Christian 2006
704: Climbing the Family Tree In Basilicata's Hilltowns

Visiting my great-grandparents' hometowns in out-of-the-way Basilicata

2003 Italy Valerie
631: A November Sojourn

Our gang, and another family spend a few nights in Rome and then a week in a rental in Castelmuzio, Tuscany. There are seven of us, four adults and three girls (ages seven...

2003 Italy Kim
583: Auntie Janice & Megan Go to Paris

I've been fortunate enough to take each of my nieces and nephews on a special trip around the time of their 12th birthday. This year ... Megan and I will become temporary Parisiennes....

2003 France JaniceB
557: Florence, Italy

Florence Italy April 1-10 2003

2003 Italy Mike Bravo
530: St. Petersburg, Russia

St. Petersburg, Russia September 2003 A 10 day trip to the beautiful city in the North.

2003 Russia Scruffy
496: Vejer de la Frontera, A Quiet Haven in Andalusia

A week in Andalusia, at the end of a trip

2003 Spain Viktoria
492: For Luigi, All the World's A Stage

Group of six on trip to Umbria.

2003 Italy Baroloman
477: Bad girls in Italy - Florence, Tuscany & Liguria - September 2003

September 14 - 19, 2003 Good Girls go to heaven... but Bad Girls go to Italy!

2003 Italy Stacy Anderson
450: Saints and Flowers, Ham and Cheese: Seven Days in Norcia, Umbria

Seven days in Norcia, June 5-11, walking, eating and hanging out in southeastern Umbria.

2003 Italy Jeannew 2004
432: The Italian Dolomites

A long weekend in the Italian Dolomites

2003 Italy Ger
416: Statia's Florence & Venice, Italy Trip Report

4 1/2 days in Florence, 4 1/2 days in Venice and 1 day in Paris - with vow renewal in Venice on a gondola.

2003 France, Italy Statia
413: Impressed by the Milan Duomo

Trip to Italy (Milan and Venice), June 7th to June 14th, that I took with my wife, Nikki.

2003 Italy gardkarlsen
403: Barcelona - Five Day Trip

A brief trip to try and discover Barcelona

2003 Spain Samantha Van Eldik
402: Oktoberfest, 2003

Making friends at Oktoberfest

2003 Germany Samantha Van Eldik
390: What Do You Do There? Two wonderful weeks in Massa Lubrense

We try to spend five to seven weeks in Italy every two years. Several of our friends, while somewhat envious, are also curious. “What do you do there for all that time,” they...

2003 Italy caplanco
384: The Bells of St-Sulpice

12 Days in Paris April 24 - May 5, 2003

2003 France modigliani
380: Joann's Italy in August Trip Report

My husband and I had the opportunity to travel to Italy 5 years ago when I attended a scientific meeting in Venice for work. I immediately fell in love with Italy and I always...

2003 Italy susjc 2004
373: Alsace in Slow Motion

Our family's walking tour in mountains, vineyards and villages of Alsace (May 2003).

2003 France Kaydee 2004
362: Veni, Vidi, Vino -- October in Italy

I spent October 2003 in Italy sightseeing, photographing and attending a wedding in Tuscany. This trip report is organized by destination, not as a day-to-day list of where...

2003 Italy walttom
350: Gelato Run 2003 - A Week in Rome with An Extended Family (do not move)

Three weeks: a week outside Todi, a week in southern Tuscany, and a week in Rome. Travel companions were Amy and Larry, their two boys, 9 and 12; and Amy's parents, sister and...

2003 Italy Amy
340: 30+ Days in Venice

Ruth, and her husband, Martin, rent the same apartment for four - five weeks in Venice each year. This report chronicles their days on their 2003-2004 Winter Trip.

2003 Italy Boleskine 2004
333: Rome, Calabria and my big, fat Italian family!

Rome/Calabria, September 2003, 10 nights

2003 Italy ap6380
331: Two Days in the Rain, an Opera Adventure in New York

Seeing Turandot in the pouring rain with 20 other opera loonies.

2003 North America Dean
330: Trip Report Summer 2003 Part 3- Back to the Opera

Third week of the great opera march.

2003 Italy Dean
321: South Island of New Zealand Travelogue

Two people roam all over the South Island of New Zealand taking in the natural and man-made wonders.

2003 New Zealand RichardNZ
320: Umbria, Tuscany and Lake Como

Two week adventure covering Umbria, Southern Tuscany and Bellagio on Lake Como.

2003 Italy Jabez
316: Two Weeks In Rome

We spent 2 weeks in Rome this past November, which made this our 5th visit to Rome. Obviously, we had seen quite a bit of Rome on previous visits, so it may seem like we passed...

2003 Italy Debra
307: Detailed report on Sicily and Venice - Spring 2003

Enjoying Sicily at Easter and Venice in Springtime

2003 Italy Boleskine
306: Venice For One Month

Every winter we rent an apartment in for one month, crossing over from December in January.

2003 Italy Boleskine
305: San Miguel de Allende

Five short days in San Miguel, but enough information to keep you busy for a month! January, 2004

2003 North America denise 2004
303: Two weeks in Southern Italy

I went on this trip with my friend Laura. We are both in our early 30’s.

2003 Italy KellyC
301: One Week in Tuscany

Two couples traveling through Tuscany

2003 Italy JenniferNY
299: 2 Weeks in Tuscany & Urbino

Two Week Trip after Two Weeks at a Language School

2003 Italy Carol M
294: Camping Adventures in Northern New Mexico

Family Adventures in Northern New Mexico in Summer 2003

2003 North America abqdeb
293: Language School in Lucca

Two weeks in May - Attending the Centro Koine' in Lucca

2003 Italy Carol M
292: HOLY WEEK IN CENTRO SPAIN

Exploring the Castilla/Leon region of centro Spain

2003 Spain Bob the Navigator
290: Climbing Mount Rainier

A week adventure climbing Mt. Rainier - July 2003

2003 North America Marta
289: 48 Hours Around Ensenada

A short visit to Ensenada and the Guadalupe Valley Wine Country

2003 North America Shannon
288: Principesse Tour - Rome with Kids

10 Days in Rome with two children.

2003 Italy grinisa 2004
286: Rome with Husband and Baby

November 2002 in Rome

2003 Italy nicoletta
285: Sicily Trip Report for March-April 2003

An overview of our spring trip to Sicily.

2003 Italy ap6380
284: Gloria's Trip to Calabria & Puglia 2003

Family trip to Calabria and Puglia

2003 Italy *Gloria*
283: Gelato Journey--A Family Odyssey in Italy!

Family trip to Italy

2003 Italy teresa mcmomx4
281: Daydreaming in Switzerland

Daydreaming in Switzerland

2003 Switzerland azwaniecki
280: 10 days in Barcelona, Granada and Seville (moved)

10 days in Barcelona, Granada and Seville.

2003 Spain colleenk 2004
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278: Bel Abruzzo with side trips to Umbria, Lazio and Campania

June 27 - July 10 Abruzzo+

2003 Italy avvocato
276: Sex, Drugs, and Rock-n-Roll

Or, what you will get very little of while spending a weekend in Amsterdam with a toddler.

2003 Netherlands Brigolante
275: A weekend in the Albi region (South of France)

Visit to Carcassonne. Sleep in a wonderful and cheap Castle near Albi. Visit to Monesties, Cordes, Albi, Lisle sur Tarn, Castelnau de Montmiral, Montauban

2003 France Valeria
274: Overindulging on Art, Food and Views or Two Weeks in Tuscany and Umbria

Numerous towns and villages on the route from Montecatini Terme to Bevagna between September 26 and October 10.

2003 Italy azwaniecki
268: Chillin' in the Land of Cheese n' Chalk: Southern Tuscany, August 2003

Two weeks in southern Tuscany with Castelmuzio as our base: August 14 - 30, 2003. Five adults and four kids, ages 10-15.

2003 Italy CG
260: Summer 2003 Part 2- Montalcino

July 19 thru July 25 6 days in Montalcino

2003 Italy Dean
259: The Mediterranean October 2003

After 13 days in Italy we boarded Holland America's Noordam. We started in Civitavecchia went down the Tyrrenean Sea up the Adriadic to Dubrovnic, then to Corfu, Malta, Palermo,...

2003 France, Italy, Spain, Croatia, Greece Wendy & Rob
239: Three Weeks in Piemonte

An overview of our Piemonte fall wine and food Tour 9/29 to 10/23 with a trip down to Parma, in Emilia Romagna too.

2003 Italy wino666
236: Our Italian Sabbatical

Trish' and Gary's Sabbatical: Zurich to Florence to Proceno to Cortona to Rome to Zurich, October and November 2003.

2003 Italy, Switzerland Trishmael 2004
230: Italy October 2003

From Rome to Lucca to Strove back to Rome. Wonderful days spent in Italy, drinking in the country, people and of course the food, wine and grappa. This was thirteen wonderful...

2003 Italy Wendy & Rob
227: Family Trip to Tuscany September 2003

3 days in Florence - One week in villa near Pienza September 9 - 21, 2003

2003 Italy peachpie
226: Provence and beyond--Cigale's travels

Friends, food, wine, animals, great food - Provence is paradise

2003 France cigalechanta
222: StCirq's Totally Unplanned Trip - Part 1

To the Dordogne, East of Carcassonne, North of Toulouse

2003 France StCirq
213: A Hot Time in Cornwall

Two weeks with friends in England, one week of which was spent in Polperro, Cornwall.

2003 United Kingdom David 2004
207: 8 Fast Days in Eastern Liguria and Piemonte

We breeze through Sestri Levante, the Langhe region of Piedmont, Santa Margherita Ligure, and environs.

2003 Italy ktravers 2004
192: Abruzzo, Where They Don't Pronounce Vowels

A short four days holiday in a mountainous area of Southern Italy.

2003 Italy Alice Twain
185: NAVIGATING IN TOSCANA 2003

15 days in Tuscany -- our 12th trip to Italy.

2003 Italy BOB THE NAVIGATOR
177: The Veneto - The Great Opera March

The Great Opera March!

2003 Italy Dean
170: Ramekins Cooking School, Sonoma, CA

Two-day excursion to the Ramekins cooking school in Sonoma.

2003 North America Chris (Moderator)
167: Ira's Italy Trip Report - 2003

Ira's Italy Trip Report - 2003

2003 Italy ira
166: Umbria and Rome: Relics, Saints and Berlusconi

My husband, G, was invited to attend the European American Urological Conference in Rome, October 12 through 15 and after some debate as to whether or not to go and what to...

2003 Italy grinisa 2004
165: Rome for Two Weeks

I spent two wonderful weeks in Rome during September-October. I rented an apartment not in the historic center, but in a neighborhood north of the Tiber, on via Flaminia Vecchia....

2003 Italy Robert Santa Monica 2004
155: Three Days in Montreal

Having forgone my usual month in the Dordogne this summer, I needed a French fix. Three days in Montréal was just the ticket.

2003 North America StCirq
154: Sicily to Florence

One month in Italy: Sicily, Amalfi Coast, Rome, Umbria, Tuscany, Florence

2003 Italy jafbrad
152: 6 Days in New York (moved)

Music (lots of it), art and food in the big apple.

2003 North America doru
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150: 1 Week in the Province of Trapani, Sicily

An overview of our week spent on the western half of Sicily, primarily in the province of Trapani.

2003 Italy Steph
148: Mini trip to Los Angeles - Mini trip report!

To see the "Sargent in Italy" exhibit at the LA County Museum of Art

2003 North America Colleen (Moderator)
142: Moon Shadow's Trip to Italy 2003

Well, it has taken us 22 years to return to Rome since we threw our coins into the Trevi Fountain. Our first trip included a three week, see everything you can of Holland, Germany,...

2003 Italy Chiaro di Luna
140: Italy - Second Italian Notebook-September 2003 (moved)

Venice, then up the River Po from Venice to Cremona (...or so we thought...), with day excursions to Murano and Burano, Padova, Ferrara, Mantova, Parma and Cremona, then on...

2003 Italy Doru 2004
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137: Alps, Alba, Bologna, the Appenines and Orta

Stressful start to a great vacation

2003 Italy Robert Rainey
136: Edinburgh in Two

The eight day holiday in Edinburgh of two literature fans

2003 United Kingdom Alice Twain
133: 2 weeks in Paris - July 2003

I spent 2 weeks seeing the sights in Paris as the result of an apartment exchange.

2003 France Steph
132: Austria by Bike - June 2003

Join Stephanie as she solo travels by bike from Krimml to Passau to Vienna.

2003 Austria Steph
67: Gelato,Truffle & Porcini Tour--A Family's Month in Italy Exploring Venice, Tuscany, and Umbria

Family Vacation August 1 -24, 2003

2003 Italy Liz
65: New Year's in Venice: 2002-3

La Serenissima in Winter

2003 Italy Colleen (Moderator)
1324: Hanging Out in the Algarve and London

October 15-November 1 2002 - Twelve days in the south of Portugal with four days in London before returning to Canada. The Algarve doesn’t get much respect on Slow Travel,...

2002 United Kingdom, Portugal Doug Phillips
915: Lake Como and Bernina Express

Some wild dining experiences, a super apartment value and the greatest train ride ever

2002 Italy, Switzerland SeaJay
864: Shakespeare in Florence

Six weeks in Italy, Florence and Ischia, during one HOT season.

2002 Italy Torile
861: An Eastern Europe Sampler

Two weeks with stops in Vienna, Austria; Ljubljana and other areas of Slovenia; Prague, Czech Republic

2002 Austria, Czech Republic, Slovenia RonGom 2006
681: A Week in the Emerald Isle at Springtime

This is an account of my trip, with my husband and parents, of Ireland in April, 2002. We stayed in Kilkenny all week, and radiated day trips from there.

2002 Ireland Green Dragon
434: Bridget Jones and Friend post live from Barcelona

A few days touring Barcelona

2002 Spain Ger
433: Four days in Catalonia, Spain

A short driving trip around Catalonia, Spain

2002 Spain Ger
415: Foodies Trips to Italy 2000 - 2002 (moved)

Food and restaurant reviews and recipes collected over 21 weeks traveling in Italy in 2000 and 2002.

2002 Italy Gavin Crawford 2004
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389: Queenstown New Zealand For Non-bungee Jumpers

There are many things to do in beautiful Queenstown without being an adventure traveler.

2002 New Zealand caplanco
349: Navigating in Venezia and Slovenia

Two weeks in early October with the first week in Venice and the second in Slovenia.

2002 Italy, Slovenia Bob the Navigator
312: A Month in Italy

Florence, Siena, 2 weeks in Montalcino, Camogli, Castelfranco Emilia, Rome

2002 Italy Dan
304: Venice in November - Travel Notes

Long weekend in Venice with friends.

2002 Italy Zak
297: Summer 2002 at our home in the Périgord

Summer 2002 at our home in the Périgord

2002 France StCirq
295: Another Part of Tuscany--The Maremma

Five days in the Maremma near Manciano: Pitigliano, Sovana and Sorano

2002 Italy dean
291: Traveling in Le Marche

November travel in Italy's Marche region

2002 Italy Mikey
282: Rome for Christmas and New Years

Rome: Dec/Jan 02/03

2002 Italy Jonathan
269: A Family trip to England, including a 50+ mile walk in the Cotswolds

Family trip to England, including a 50+ mile walk in the Cotswolds.

2002 United Kingdom Kaydee 2004
231: Amazing Italy

This is a ten-day, four-night “Europe Winter Season” tour with Insight Vacations, including extra days tacked on at the beginning for Rome, with the first day being the day...

2002 Italy Infotrack
173: Hiking in Switzerland, touring in Italy

5 1/2 weeks in Switzerland (Engelberg, Grindelwald) and Italy (Tuscany, Lazio, Rome)

2002 Italy, Switzerland Pauline (Moderator)
171: Venezia 2002--Six days living in an apartment in Venice

Six days in Venice with friends

2002 Italy Marta (Moderator)
149: Doru's Notebook, Italy. Three weeks visiting the Lakes, Venice, Tuscany, and Milan (moved)

Doru & Josette on a 3 week adventure.

2002 Italy doru
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94: Florence, Italy, July 27 - August 11, 2002

Two weeks in Florence including two nights in Venice and day trips into Tuscany.

2002 Italy Christian
93: 36 hours in Rome - Robert and Scuba’s Dome Tour

36 hours in Rome

2002 Italy Robert Santa Monica
91: Birding in Italy

Birding in Venice and the Po Delta

2002 Italy Janet
89: A Taste of Italy: A First Journey

A "Fast Travel" trip to Italy and into Switzerland

2002 Switzerland, Italy Mezzaluna
88: Down the Grand Union Canal to London

Narrowboating - down the Grand Union Canal to London

2002 United Kingdom Lucille T
87: Three weeks in Spain (moved)

Doru and his wife Josette did a 3 week trip to Spain (hotels, no vacation rentals) in April - May 2002.

2002 Spain Doru
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86: A Month in Venice

One of the authors of Chow! Venice spends a month in Venice every winter and every spring. This report chronicles her travels in the spring of 2002.

2002 Italy Boleskine
80: Italy and Slovenia

Trip Report, August 9 until September 10th, 2002 Rachel and her husband Joe frequently travel to Europe. Rachel has written several Italy vacation rental reviews for us,...

2002 Italy, Slovenia Rachel
78: A Week in Basilicata & A Week in Tuscany

Home exchange for an "unknown" location in Southern southern Italy and a week in Il Poggio in Southern Tuscany

2002 Italy Hanan and Sara Sher
69: Lake Garda - Gardaland

A visit to the Italian theme park Gardaland with our two toddlers (4 and 2.5 years old).

2002 Italy Cristina (Moderator)
55: Kim's Family Extravaganza--An extended family travels together to Rome, Venice and Tuscany.

9-Person Family Vacation

2002 Italy Kim
1776: Japan - the Land of Traditions, Temples,Tea, and Tatami Mats

This was a unique trip with home-stays arranged through the World Youth Visit Exchange Association (WYVEA).

2001 Japan Paula G. Cullison
1398: POSTCARD - A Little Street Opera in Italy

A snippet of life witnessed on the streets of Citta’ di Castello.

2001 Italy charnees
1087: Sicily in February

A visit to Sicily for 13 nights in eight different places - seeing a lot but leaving plenty to see if I'm lucky enough to go again.

2001 Italy davidx
582: An Independent Driving Tour of Europe - 2001

In the spring of 2001, my parents and I celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary by spending five weeks driving around Europe.

2001 France, Italy, Austria, Belgium, Germany, Netherlands, Norway, Switzerland, Other Countries JaniceB
573: Golden Luck

A story about two of the countries that I adventured in 2001, not a normal trip report, but a very interesting account of two wild and mysterious countries. Some names have...

2001 Middle East, Other Countries French Toast
467: Travelling Light - With Some Unwelcome Assistance

The drive from Paris had been fantastic. We had just said it was the best time we'd ever had in France. Now we were excitedly heading towards Italy and looking forward to...

2001 France, Italy Pamela R
424: A Non-Slow Trip to Italy

Our first trip to Italy and what we learned, which is that we prefer independent travel to tours!

2001 Italy Tom Spillman
400: Viaggio a Roma

Although my husband, Eddie, and I have been to Italy many times, this is our first trip to Rome. We're spending 8 days in the Eternal City.

2001 Italy Annie M 2004
298: Road to Marrakech

A short trip to France and on to Morocco for cooking classes, shopping and fun.

2001 France, Other Countries StCirq
271: The Roman Holiday Holiday

A day strolling around Rome finding the scenes used for the filming of the movie, Roman Holiday

2001 Italy valerie
181: Notes from Radda, Montemarcello and Vernazza

Italia - Orvieto, Radda in Chianti, Montemarcello (Liguria), Vernazza (Liguria)

2001 Italy John Eager
127: New Years 2001-2002 in Venice; Short visits to Florence and Rome

Enjoying friends, churches, and special moments during 3 weeks in Italy.

2001 Italy Colleen (Moderator)
126: Mommy's Week Out

Kim and her girlfriend leave their families behind and take a seven day trip to Italy, November 7 - 13. They stay in Florence and do some day trips from there.

2001 Italy Kim (Moderator)
125: The Malinka Family’s 2001 Gelato/Gnocchi Trip

Liz, her husband Frank and their daughters Kali and Chloe vacation in Portovenere, two weeks in Chianti, Assisi, Lucca and Florence.

2001 Italy Liz (Moderator)
124: Tuscany (Pistoia, Chianti) and Verona

David and Bruce enjoying food, wine and music in Tuscany.

2001 Italy David (Moderator)
119: The Gelato Chronicles: Tuscany with the boys.  (do not move)

Amy and Larry, their children Daniel and Evan, Amy's parents, her sisters and her brother in law join up to enjoy Tuscany together.

2001 Italy Amy (Moderator)
117: Two weeks in Italy (moved)

Tracy and her husband and children did a two week trip to Italy in June 2001. This trip report was also posted on the AOL Italy boards.

2001 Italy Tracy from NC
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113: August in Tuscany

Rome and a Month in the Tuscan Countryside near Buonconvento

2001 Italy Steve F.
111: 3 Weeks In Italy

Rob and Tom spend three weeks traveling through Italy, staying in vacation rentals, with one week based in Cetona, one in Florence and the last week in Venice.

2001 Italy GoldenGate
110: Paul and Kathy's trip to Tuscany (Sept 4-17)

One week in San Gimignano; One week in Cortona

2001 Italy Paul in Oregon
108: 25th Year Class Reunion in Rome

Maria returns to Rome for her 25th High School Reunion

2001 Italy MariaV
107: Two Weeks In Tuscany

Andy and his friends spent two weeks in Tuscany in September 2001.

2001 Italy Andy
102: One Week in Liguria, One week in Tuscany (moved)

Jean and her husband Greg spent two weeks in Italy in October 2001.

2001 Italy Jean
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101: 26 Days in Venice - Winter 2001

Twenty-six days in Venice over Christmas and New Years. The report is long and detailed.

2001 Italy Boleskine
682: Driving through England, Scotland and Wales

This is a driving trip that my husband and I took in August 2000, through England, Scotland and Wales.

2000 United Kingdom GreenDragon
420: A Week in San Gimignano

Six friends: four menopausal females and one very tolerant married couple explore San Gimignano, enjoying the town, the countryside and nearby Siena, whilst imbibing the delicious...

2000 Italy Maggie
319: Sorrento, Amalfi, and Montalcino

Overview of trip to Amalfi and Montalcino with nights sprinkled in at Sorrento, Viterbo, Siena and Florence.

2000 Italy Pat from Witchita
105: 10 Days in Sicily (moved)

I went to Sicily by myself and it was an intense experience. Sicily is a land of extremes; from beautiful seaside villages to rolling hills filled with vineyards and Greek ruins...

2000 Italy Shannon
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104: Navigating with Bob & Ed in Southern Italy--Two Weeks in Sicily and Puglia

"This trip was conceived with a different set of objectives. The first was to fill in some of the glaring voids in my trip planning resume; I had never been south of the Amalfi...

2000 Italy Bob the Navigator
880: Hitting the Highlights in Paris and the Loire Valley

June 22 - July 13, 1999 - Paris and the Loire Valley

1999 France Barry Parks
713: A Weekend in Venice for the Biennale

I went to Venice for the weekend for the opening of the 1999 Venice Biennale.

1999 Italy KellyC
902: The Virgin Voyage (moved)

In the Fall of 1998, two Italy-virgins venture into heaven and come back changed.

1998 Italy Shannon 2006
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472: Back to Uni to Learn Italian - A Month in Perugia

A month in Perugia, learning Italian and trying to blend in!

1998 Italy Pamela R
121: Three Months in Holland

In spring of 1996, I had an opportunity to work in the Netherlands for three months. My husband George and I stayed in an apartment in Leiden that was provided by my company....

1996 Belgium, Netherlands Marta (Moderator)
1316: European Travel Back When - 1964

In 1964, when I was a young graduate student, I took a two-month solo trip to Europe. I ended up visiting about a dozen cities in a half-dozen countries, spending very little...

1995 France, Italy, United Kingdom, Belgium, Germany, Switzerland Marian