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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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Santa Cecilia in Rome; A Surprise Under the Church

May 2, 2012
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I’m just going to say this up front; this was the last thing we did and probably my favorite experience of the trip. And it’s a little odd that it has nothing to do with food, right? We arrived at Santa Cecila to find it closed for a mid day break. My tip; get there […]

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A Visit To Trajan’s Market in Rome

April 23, 2012
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Even after many trips to Rome there’s always something new to see. I must have walked past the ruins of Trajan’s Market dozens of times and never really gave it much thought. This time I thought, “how is it possible I’ve never been in to see a 2000 year old market?” They were taking down […]

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Food in Rome; Restaurants,the Campo di Fiori Market, and a Giant Mortadella?

April 19, 2012
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One of the best things about being in Rome (besides the 2000 year old monuments around every corner) is the food. Like the monuments, fantastic fresh food is literally around every corner, whether in neighborhood outdoor markets, restaurants, or small specialty shops,  the quality of the food is astoundingly good. That’s not to say a bad meal […]

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A Walk Around Rome

April 16, 2012
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Arriving in Rome is starting to feel familiar, like a homecoming. After spending a full week here in 2008 and again in 2009, and at least three other previous visits, there is a comfort level that comes with spending enough time in one place. I love that I can now find my way around the […]

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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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Favorite Photo Friday-The Coliseum in Rome

May 21, 2010
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I’d like to introduce a new feature on wired2theworld called “Favorite Photo Friday” where I’ll be sharing some of our favorite photos. Today’s featured photo was taken during my trip to Rome in 2009. I like this photo because in black and white it has a timeless quality like the view itself. If you really like the […]

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