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When we were planning our trip to Italy and to Florence, I spent a lot of time trying to decide where we would stay. I searched the TripAdvisor website and came across the Hotel David. So many people gave glowing reviews of the place that I decided to book the hotel based on that. We […]
La Francesca Resort La Francesca is in the small Liguria region of Italy nestled on the edge of the azure sea between Riomaggiore and the Punta Mesco headland close to Cinque Terre National Park. La Francesca is within a protected area designated for preserving the natural biodiversity; even the sea in front of the resort […]
Earn and fly starting now! How mileage accounts can get you there! If you’re not a “frequent traveler,” it can be a slow, painful process to accumulate airline miles. Many of us travel only a short distance a few times a year. How can you get free travel that way? It takes forever to save […]
We stayed at the Hotel Porta Faenza for one night in October, 2009. We had stayed there a year earlier for two nights and we liked the quiet, convenient location. We arrived at 10:30 am and they checked us into our room early. We were grateful for the chance to put our luggage away before […]
On our third trip to Italy, we still hadn’t ordered pizza. I decided to order one and see if it was much different than the pizza we have in California. I was really surprised to get a hand-tossed pizza that was huge for 7 Euros. It had artichoke, olives and sausage on it. The first […]
easyHotel.com offers a few simple and cheap hotels where you can get a bed and a bathroom for a very inviting price. We arrived in Basel, Switzerland and took a taxi to the hotel. Tired from a long flight from the U.S. and a day riding the train from Germany, we walked into the easyHotel […]