Tag Archives: Italy

Departing today on UA#40 from Newark to Rome

This evening I will depart on United Airlines # 40 at 5:15PM, Non Stop service to Rome, Italy.   The flying time is approximately 7 1/2 -8 hours and there is a six hour time difference; therefore I should arrive … Continue reading

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48 HOURS IN BELLAGIO (LAGO DI COMO)

The lovely little town of Bellagio sits out on a promontory in the very middle of Lake Como therefore affording glorious views of the majestic mountains and Swiss Alps in the distance.   Bellagio is probably the most beautiful of … Continue reading

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48 HOURS IN FIRENZE

View of Firenze from Piazzale Michelangelo; overlooking Arno and entire City.   Firenze is really not a city but a very large town which can be easily toured on foot.   Of course the Capital of Art History aficionados as … Continue reading

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EXPLORING SIENA

The ancient walled city of Siena is conveniently located in the heart of Tuscany with close proximity to Firenze as well as the very famous Chianti Wine Region.   The City is really more like a large village perched on … Continue reading

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SUNDAY AFTERNOON IN SCALA

As if Ravello is not high up and removed enough away from the crowds; this afternoon we ventured up above Ravello to the historic hamlet of SCALA.   The oldest village of the Amalfi Coast; Scala is said to have … Continue reading

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DEPARTING TONIGHT DELTA#246 JFK-ROME – CHECKING IN HOTEL PARSIFAL RAVELLO

The very charming and unassuming Hotel Parsifal dates back to a centuries old convent; perched up on the spiraling cliffs of Ravello.  This small little gem of a hotel has some of the most spectacular views of the Amalfi Coast.  … Continue reading

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AN ITALIAN FAMILY ADVENTURE – DEPARTING FRIDAY MAY 27TH 2011 – JFK-ROME

One of the highlights of our Italian Family Adventure is to visit the homeland and heritage of our family and ancestors: Especially for my sister Teresa Romei Cusano who will visit there for the very first time in her life.   … Continue reading

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