Category Archives: Travel

From Roma Termini Stazione to Our Apartment in Cannaregio, Venice

After a splendid and very full week in Rome, it was time for Therese and I to travel by train to Venice, for the last two weeks of our Italy vacation in October.  The high speed train from Rome’s Termini … Continue reading

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Hilton Paris Opera and Marché aux Puces on Last Day in France

Our trip to France was at an end.  But we did have a chunk of a day, at least, before we had to head to the airport.  And we were in Paris, so there was no shortage of options of … Continue reading

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Saint-Germain-des-Prés, Café Les Deux Magots and Jardin du Luxembourg

Whenever Therese and I return to Paris, France – which is rather often in our traveling life, seeing as how I have been to Paris on four trips in seven years with her – I usually try to see something … Continue reading

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Antico Caffé Santamaria and Olive Dolci on Mosaic Day in Rome

I am totally burying the lead on this post, but it’s because I don’t want the food – the dairy free aspect of the narrative – to get too lost in the shuffle, as it too often does.  You see, … Continue reading

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Eglise Temple Neuf and Chez Tante Liesel in Strasbourg

My Thursday in Strasbourg in July finished up with a visit to one more church, Eglise Temple Neuf, and meeting Therese for a little shopping and ice cream, followed by dinner at Chez Tante Liesel, a small charming restaurant on … Continue reading

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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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