Italy 2017 – Rome Day 8 & 9

The last leg of our whirlwind Italian tour would bring us back to Rome, but we took a quick detour.  We found a small town that was mostly empty because of August vacations; but with one open restaurant. The food was serviceable but in hindsight we probably should have stopped at one of the AutogrillContinue reading “Italy 2017 – Rome Day 8 & 9”

Italy 2017 – Amalfi Coast Day 5, 6, & 7

Day 5 We arrived around 5pm, too late for drink and snack service, but we were still able to spend two hours swimming in the gorgeous inlet and pool as the sun was starting to set.  We had the place almost completely to ourselves which was lovely. Dinner at the hotel was the best ofContinue reading “Italy 2017 – Amalfi Coast Day 5, 6, & 7”

Italy 2017 – Rome Day 1

We started in Rome because I found a $400 per person flight during the summer! Our flight arrived at nine in the morning; we didn’t leave the airport until 11. Fortunately our hotel could accommodate us checking in at noon. Since everyone was tired we ate at the hotel, which offered an affordably priced prix-fixeContinue reading “Italy 2017 – Rome Day 1”