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Travel Logistics and Resources for Naples, Paestum and Rome

May 8, 2012
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Below is information on the travel logistics for for an eight day trip to Italy in October 2011 to Naples, Paestum and Rome. These are our experiences with our specific transportation choices and accomodation. To see the entire trip, start on the Naples, Paestum and Rome 2011 page. Transportation:  Planes, Trains, and Automobiles PLANES: LAX-FCO-LAX on Air Canada We flew […]

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Restaurants in Naples, Italy

December 5, 2011
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I have a personal rule regarding restaurants; I’ll never willingly wait in line to eat for more than half an hour. I simply refuse to buy into the hype that any restaurant is worth waiting an hour or more for when there are plenty other great places out there. So it’s with this rule that […]

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Naples Porta Nolana Fish Market and Piazza Dante Farmer’s Market

November 20, 2011
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If a city has a market, I’m going to visit it. Having been a chef who specialized in fish and seafood, I’m always attracted to a city’s fish market and the Porta Nolana market did not disappoint. It’s outside, on the street, and very much reminded me of the La Vucchiria street market in Palermo […]

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Naples at Night

November 14, 2011
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“Are you a lucky little lady in The City of Light Or just another lost angel…City of Night City of Night, City of Night, City of Night….” A city at night is an entirely different animal than a city in the day time, isn’t it? Some can be romantic (think Paris), some can be rockin’ […]

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Wandering Naples

November 9, 2011
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In my last post I explained how going to a new city for the first time is a little like going on a first date. While I had my concerns about Naples, I’m happy to say we got along just fine.  I didn’t exactly fall in love like I did with Rome (there’s nothing like […]

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When Going To A New City Is Like Going On A First Date

November 7, 2011
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Where next; Naples, Paestum and Rome The anticipation of traveling to a new city is a little like that of going on a first date. There’s excitement, nervousness, and anxiety all rolled into one big ball of anticipation. To me Naples looks good on paper, albeit a little like the bad boy that many girls secretly […]

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