Category Archives: Travel tips

Villa Borghese Park in Rome

If you have read any of my previous posts you know that when I visit a large touristy city I always like to seek out a nice Park-Villa Borghese is my choice in Rome. I visit a park when I … Continue reading

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Vatican museum, Sistine Chapel and St. Peter’s Cathedral

On Monday Oct. 15th, 2012 we had a big day Visiting Vatican City. For some reason God must have thought that we needed to be cleansed before entering the Vatican museum as he released a torrent of rain upon us. … Continue reading

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Wandering around Rome

After the flea market and resting up a bit back at the apartment we headed into Rome on the bus 170. We intended to get off at Piazza Venezia but the bus was so crowded that we could not see … Continue reading

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Porta Portese Flea Market in Trastevere and my 2 Euro coat

On Sunday Oct. 14th we headed down the street to check out the Porta Portese flea market. I had read about this market but had no idea that it would be so close to us until my home exchange hosts … Continue reading

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Getting to Rome or Trastevere from the Leonardo da Vinci -Fiumicino airport Rome Italy…and getting stuck between floors in the elevator

We arrived at the Fiumicino airport in Rome in Terminal 1 from Amsterdam. We needed to get on the FR1 to go to Trastevere station as our apartment was near there. After getting our luggage it was easy to follow … Continue reading

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My flight to Rome, Italy

When I was booking my flight for Rome Italy, my travel agent suggested that I get my stop over in Amsterdam instead of London. It is a very long trip from Vancouver and I would have to have a stop. … Continue reading

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Street food in Vancouver, Canada

I know I am getting ready to go to Italy but I needed to go Vancouver for a couple of days. The weather was glorious and it seemed more like early September than October. I love to walk around the … Continue reading

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Italy trip…building my strength and stamina

We are going on an Italy trip late this fall. It seemed so far off but suddenly my departure date is almost here. The summer went so quickly and there is always so much to do. There is no where … Continue reading

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Met the Orient express… but we’re going nowhere!

Taking the Venice Simplon-Orient express from Paris to the St Lucia station in Venice Italy has been a dream of mine since I was a young girl. If you have read some of my other posts you will see that … Continue reading

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Tango by the Seine

Tango is such a beautiful dance and I  always dreamed of dancing by the Seine in Paris when I was a young girl. Dreams can come true! If you are in Paris you really should check this out regardless of … Continue reading

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