Travel Blogs from Italy
Trippyback stayed here on Jul 25, 2013 during their trip titled: Trippyback's Great Adventure.
... piled in the boot/trunck...and road back to our B&B.. He had a daugher in Umbria and called me to tell me he would be there...but it was too far to meet up..but we chatted in my very , then limited Italian. Few yrs later I wenet back to Giglio with a girlfriend..found him playing again..he remembered me by my voice , of course..mentioned my ex by name..(told him he was gone) what a memory he has.. So once again..I ...
... the ship refuelling and passengers being processed.
However, for us it was a touring day. As we left the terminal, we had taken only a few steps, when a young lady asked if we would like a tour on the open-air hop on, hop off bus with commentary. The tickets were only 12 euros each for the day, so it seemed like a good idea. And it was. What value. The driver supplied us with earphones that we plugged into a connection on the back of the seat ...
... pasta around like a cowboy a few times to cool it off.
Emmanuele tip #5:
Bite into the pasta anywhere and look at the piece remaining in your hand; when you see a tiny little bit of white within the tube of pasta, it's good to go. It took roughly 10-12 minutes.
We combined the pasta and the sauce and I almost cried it was so good. It was so creamy that I couldn't believe there was nothing more than vegetables, water and ...
... photographs that we have seen before. Unfortunately, there was quite a lot of restoration work going on. A benefactor, whose name we missed in the commentary, has donated 25 million euros to have the building restored. Based on the time it can take to restore just one arch, we think that they will be working on it for several years to come. Unfortunately we found the area to be very crowded and prices for little pleasures like a gelati cone, somewhat inflated.
Other places to stay in Italy
Centro Storico, Milan | 4 star hotelfrom $114
Lungomare Clemente Tafuri, 1, Salerno | 4 star hotelfrom $106
Fiumicino Airport, Fiumicino | 3 star hotelfrom $173
Centro Direzionale, Milan | 5 star hotelfrom $372
- Stately but loud and expensive
- Superb - for Milan.
- The best in Milan
Centro Storico, Milan | 4 star hotelfrom $263
Viale Castello Della Magliana 65, Rome | 4 star hotelfrom $112
- Good deal if you don't mind the location
- Spacious, convenient, affordable way to start/end trips
- Good ending to our Italy trip
Poggioreale, Naples | 4 star hotelfrom $89
- Superb hotel at a wrong location
- Top Hotel
- Good value
Forlanini, Milan | 4 star hotelfrom $99
Viale Lamberti ex area Saint Gobain, Caserta | 4 star hotelfrom $66
Dorsoduro, Venice | 5 star hotelfrom $233
- Best view in Venice
- Amazing hotel
- A true 5 star hotel
Santa Croce, Florence | 4 star hotelfrom $119
- Great view and location
- Loud and hot
- Good location, not so good property
Tech Center/Littleton, Naples | 4 star hotelfrom $152
- A bit of culture in the real Italy !
- Brilliant hotel & location
- What a view!
Vatican City, Rome | 4 star hotelfrom $116
- Central to all the major sites in Rome
- Hot, Noisy, You Can Do Better
- Nice but noisy
Magenta, Milan | 4 star hotelfrom $128
- Not worth the Euros...
- This is a 4 star hotel
- Not as bad as others described
Via Don Luigi Sturzo 45, Milan | 3 star hotelfrom $130
Affori, Milan | 4 star hotelfrom $61
Centro Direzionale, Milan | 4 star hotelfrom $144
Capitol Hill NE/SE, Rho | 4 star hotelfrom $88
QT8, Milan | 3 star hotelfrom $135
EUR, Rome | 4 star hotelfrom $98
- Enjoy your stay, don't make a fuss about the distance !
- Good hotel, very friendly staff
- Depends on your priorities -- I liked the hotel a lot
Guadagna, Palermo | 4 star hotelfrom $79
Monte Mario, Rome | 5 star hotelfrom $264
- Treated like royalty
- The Cavalieri Hilton is Outstanding
Historic Center, Rome | 5 star hotelfrom $305
- Top Notch Hotel
- Westin Excelsior March 2004
- Fantastic Empire stile hotel
Viale Recanati 26, Giardini Naxos | 4 star hotelfrom $139
- Not for the fainthearted
- Yes, it's very good!
- Holiday 2005
Via Roma, 146, Quarto D'Altino | 4 star hotelfrom $98
Historic Center, Rome | 4 star hotelfrom $146
- A great hotel for a city break
- If you want to be next door to the station...
- Not really a 4* hotel