Tag: italy

  • Capri, Italy

    The Island of Capri is a ferry ride away from the seaside town of Sorrento on the Southern side of Italy where we stayed. We headed to the island bright and early on Monday with the sun just starting to warm the waters… We took a boat tour around the island and into the Blue Grotto, or Grotta […]

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  • Positano, Italy

    Positano is full of breathtaking views, Mediterranean sea breezes, and stairs. Lots and lots of stairs. The bus that rides along the Amalfi coast can drops you off along the main road near the top of the town. Here you can see some amazing views from the high vantage point: I walked down and down and down […]

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  • A Roman Holiday, part 1

    I got to spend 11 days in Rome, and enjoyed exploring around the vast city that has been home to so much civilization and culture. Rome has everything from quiet gardens around the Villa Borghese… …and ancient ruins from the Roman Empire… …to modern iconic Italian vespas, political flags, accordions, music…. There are so many […]

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  • Sights and Sounds of Florence

    I got to spend one Saturday in Florence, Italy – a city steeped in the history of art, music, politics, and Italian culture. In the pedestrian streets around Florence’s famous art galleries, every square foot is filled with musicians and souvenir reproductions of famous paintings for sale…. Walking through the city, there are pops of […]

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  • Hiking along the Italian Coast

    I shared a few photos from our hike through Cinque Terre, Italy here. The seaside, the views – it’s lovely. : ) We started out early in the day by grabbing some fruit at one of the small streetside markets…. Our hike wound along the coast of the Mediterranean through 5 towns, some vineyards, and […]

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  • One Tuesday at Cinque Terre, Italy

    In April, I got to spend my spring break – 11 days – in Italy. The trip was rich with history, culture, and especially food. : ) We spent most of our time in Rome, but made this day trip out to Cinque Terre for some beautiful hiking along the Italian coast. This hiking area […]

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  • This Week In Pictures

    This week I’m in Rome, Italy enjoying la dolce vita, or the good life. : ) Here are a few photos from the past few days…. Cappuccinos are a must-try in Rome. Italians make some of the best, and my fave is when they sprinkle chocolate on the top…. Back in Germany, I almost never […]

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  • Spring Break: Viva Italia!

    Spring Break has officially started, and I’m excited to be spending it in Italy! I’m staying in Rome for 11 days, and making two day trips: Florence and Cinque Terre. It’s been crazy busy at school lately with projects and papers and presentations and research, and I am mega excited to relax and sightsee in […]

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Kate J Hollingsworth