Archive | 2014

Skipping the US Customs and Border Protection queues? There’s now an app for that …

I will most definitely utilize this type of an application on my mobile device. Although my travel outside the U.S. is only 4-5 trips per year, I can see this as a real time and sanity saver. What do you think about this approach? Advertisements

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The most ancient Church in the World

There is no shortage of Churches and Basilica’s in and around Rome.  But there are only a few that command the attention of visitors.  St. Peter’s Basilica and the Vatican of course are the first to see.  After visiting the Vatican (which isn’t in Rome, it’s in Vatican City), it is easy to just forget […]

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Praiano and a little Church

Religious landmarks abound in Italy, this is not by any stretch of the word a, surprise.  Walk down any street, path, alleyway in any Italian town and you are bound to come across another stunning example of the Italian monuments built to revere their God and their beliefs.  Whether you are a religious, spiritual person […]

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Fishing for beauty in Italy

I am not sure what it is about me, but I am always fascinated with things most people might look past.  The beautiful colors of a building, the curve of a road, stairs that go on for ever etc.  I have 100’s of photo’s of Arches and Stairs/Steps in Italy.  To me there is something fascinating […]

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A Tale of two views

I have gushed and gushed and gushed yet some more over the beauty of the Amalfi Coast in Italy.  I thought instead of simply gushing and coming across so verbose regarding my love for the Amalfi Coast.  I would simply share two photos I took not even 24 hours apart.  One at sunset and one […]

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The Next Adventure…. so it begins

Ahhh Italy, the land of culture, art, history, religion and Amore.  Just the thought of going to Italy gets me excited.  It is by far my favorite destination.   I love the people I have encountered over the years, I love the food and the simplicity of a clean Mediterranean meal on the coast.  I […]

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Belgium’s Street Food is AWESOME!

I consider myself a bit of a Foodie.  You know those people who don’t just eat, they analyze their foods, break down how the food was prepared and isolate the different components that make it so special.  And at some point in the future, I do my best to duplicate it.  That sounds like a lot […]

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Sedona Makes Magazine’s List of Best Small Towns to Visit

Originally posted on Arizona Highways:
Courtesy of Sedona Chamber of Commerce As if you needed another reason to make a trip to Red Rock Country: Smithsonian magazine has named Sedona to its list of “20 Best Small Towns to Visit in 2014” in a story in its April issue. Here’s what the magazine says: “Approaching Sedona,…

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