Travel Blogs from Naples
... before everyone went back to sleep. He woke us up again in Cassino to stop and then once we were on our way again he continued with more information.
He told us stories about the history of the town of Cassino and the very famous battles that had occurred there during World War II that had ruined the Abbey up on a hill. In fact, that Abbey had been the most bombed building in all of Europe during World War II and during its history, has ...
... where a couple of cruise liners were docked and then ducked back into the old part again, passing an estate agent as we reached the Spaccanapoli area. Apartments here ranging from 95,000 to 155,000 Euro for 2-3 bedroom, so not that cheap to live in the heart of the city, but wow, what an experience it would be....so different from your usual cities!
Naples is a winner with us. Rome, you are next on the list!
... to see the cathedral. This street is built on the main roman road of the town but is far from Roman. It is narrow and busy with stalls on either side. Here, halfway down is the entrance to the underground catacombs of the city. Naples is build on a mass of tunnels that wind under the city and during the day there are various tours to see these narrow winding passages, last used as shelters in the Second World War as shelters. Napoli Sotterannea, is well worth ...
... live in New Zealand and how we in NZ/Australia enjoy a standard of living, that many people from other countries just dream about.
I hope Phoebe and Harro also get a deeper appreciation for what we tend to take for granted.
I just got interrupted by a knock on the door - a gift basket of fruit has been delivered to our room.
A present from Vaughan the NZ Head Chef I met this morning- isn't that nice!
Yes, we are truly blessed. ...
... where we buy our tickets for Rome on Saturday, and still manage to make the 1641 train back to Sorrento. We get back at 1800 and while Carol is showering, I go on tripadvisor to look for possible places to eat. To be honest, the food in Sorrento while good, has just been average. We have tried a few of the top rated places here but are not overly impressed. We go out and check two places near our BNB and are not crazy with the atmosphere or menus we see. We wanted to stay ...
TripAdvisor Reviews Il Castagno Naples
Other places to stay in Naples
Poggioreale, Naples | 4 star hotelfrom $89
- Superb hotel at a wrong location
- Top Hotel
- Good value
Tech Center/Littleton, Naples | 4 star hotelfrom $152
- A bit of culture in the real Italy !
- Brilliant hotel & location
- What a view!
Municipalita 2, Naples | 4 star hotelfrom $131
Mercato, Naples | 4 star hotelfrom $93
Tech Center/Littleton, Naples | 3 star hotelfrom $277
- Loved Naples,
- You better love marble
- You have to meet Luigi, simply the best Concierge
Municipalita 4, Naples | 3 star hotelfrom $56
Municipalita 10, Naples | 4 star hotelfrom $78
San Ferdinando, Naples | 5 star hotelfrom $256
- Not so Grand Vesuvio
- Grand Ole Dame that should have just died or gotten a serious make-over
- Nice room, but.....
Tech Center/Littleton, Naples | 4 star hotelfrom $130
- Not quite there.......
- A gem!
- Perfect location
Via Antiniana 15, Naples | 4 star hotelfrom $75
Municipalita 4, Naples | 3 star hotelfrom $65
Chiaia, Naples | 5 star hotelfrom $172
Municipalita 2, Naples | 4 star hotelfrom $100
Municipalita 2, Naples | 4 star hotelfrom $107
Vicaria, Naples | 3 star hotelfrom $66
Municipalita 4, Naples | 4 star hotelfrom $110
- Excellent new hotel downtown Naples
- Modern hotel, very convenient location.
- Great hotel in Naples
San Ferdinando, Naples | 4 star hotelfrom $100
Vicaria, Naples | 3 star hotelfrom $52
Tech Center/Littleton, Naples | 4 star hotelfrom $91
Tech Center/Littleton, Naples | 3 star hotelfrom $73
Vicaria, Naples | 3 star hotelfrom $72
- Lovely Hotel
- Good location... for the area
- Value for money
Municipalita 2, Naples | 5 star hotelfrom $246
Fuorigrotta, Naples | 4 star hotelfrom $102
Via Casarea, no 45, Naples | 4 star hotelfrom $82
Piazza Garibaldi 49, Naples | 3 star hotelfrom $89