Category Archives: Travel

Villa Farnesina, Santa Maria in Trastevere and Hotel Forum Restaurant

With just a couple of days left in our week in Rome, Thursday found us visiting a somewhat out-of-the-way neighborhood, that is, Trastevere, on the west side of the Tiber River.  We would visit one of the private-home art museums, … Continue reading

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Pane e Salame and Mastro Ciccia Frame Bernini Day in Rome

You might say it was a risk entrusting me to plan our trip to Rome (and then on to Venice).  I had been to Venice for one day, and Rome never – and Therese had visited Venice many times and … Continue reading

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MACRO, Galleria Borghese and Ristorante Il Viaggio in Rome

Over our first three days in Rome, we covered all the ultra-touristy attractions: we rode the Hop-on, Hop-off bus, and saw the Colosseum and the Sistine Chapel (and the Vatican Museums).  With that under our belt, it was time to … Continue reading

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Sistine Chapel, Libreria del Viaggiatore and Frigidarium Gelateria

I’d like you to believe that this is a photo I took during our visit to the Sistine Chapel.  But anyone who has visited there knows that such photo taking is strictly forbidden.  No, this and other photos I have … Continue reading

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Glazed Gourmet Doughnuts and Cupcake DownSouth Charleston Vegan Sweets

Since I first started coming to Charleston, one of the continuing questions in my mind is where to find good vegan desserts in the city.  There is Black Bean Co. on King Street that reliably carries vegan and gluten free … Continue reading

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Eglise Saint-Thomas Strasbourg and Shnockeloch Restaurant

My mission during the days I spent in Strasbourg was two-fold.  On the one hand, I was exploring the city, experiencing its cultural and historic richness.  On the other hand, since I was doing this on my own, while Therese … Continue reading

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Musee des Beaux Arts in Strasbourg and Lunch at Le Kyoto

Tuesday in Strasbourg meant for me another day to explore on my own, while poor Therese continued the workshop with her customer (admittedly, that workshop was what brought us to France, so I can’t complain too loudly about it, although … Continue reading

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