Monthly Archives: April 2011

Florence’s Church of Unrequited Love

You could spend weeks exploring the city of Florence and never see all of the sights. Crowds of tourists visit the most famous ones – from the statue of David to the Duomo, the Baptistery, Ponte Vecchio and countless others. But, … Continue reading

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The Overlooked Memorial in Ephesus

Most historians agree that Ephesus, Turkey is the best preserved ancient city of the Eastern Mediterranean and, along with the ruins of Pompeii, one of the best places in the world to experience the atmosphere of the ancient Roman civilization. Everyone that … Continue reading

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Beautiful Walled Cities

 I thought I would pass along this list of 15 of the world’s most beautiful walled cities – http://www.bing.com/travel/content/search?q=Beautiful+Walled+Cities%3a+Naarden%2c+The+Netherlands&GT1=41000. In addition to creating and writing the Discovery Walks programs in Dubrovnik, Croatia and Rhodes, Greece I’ve also been fortunate enough … Continue reading

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Somber Solitude in Lisbon

First, let me admit that Lisbon is one of my favorite cities in all of Europe. From the grandeur of Commerce Square to the shopping along Rua Augusta, the nightlife and restaurants in Bairro Alto, the winding passageways of the Alfama … Continue reading

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The Sweet Smell of Capri

If you’ve been to Capri you know that it is a jubilation for all of the senses – the feel of the warm Mediterranean breeze as it brushes your skin, the sound of the turquoise water as it crashes onto the rocky shores, the magnificent … Continue reading

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