Herculaneum and Pompeii by Train

Pompeii and Herculanum are two ancient Roman towns that were destroyed by the 79AD eruption of Mount Vesuvius. Both are listed on the UNESCO World Heritage list as providing a vivid picture of the lifestyle of the citizens of the Early Roman Empire. If you’re wondering which to visit read on…

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Amalfi Coast & Sorrento – Il Sentiero degli Dei, The Path of the Gods

Italy has the most UNESCO World Heritage sites of any country, 53 as of 2017. When visiting Naples, as well as Naples itself, we visited a few other UNESCO sites including the Amalfi Coast. The Amalfi Coast is to the south of Naples and only parts of it are easily accessible. Our aim during this…

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Naples – The Highlights

Where to Stay As a surprise for my birthday Richard booked us a 6 night stay in Naples at the UNA Hotel Napoli. This hotel is very well located within the Piazza Giuseppe Garibaldi, right by the central train station for Naples. Arrival and Departure We had return flights to Naples International Airport and we…

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West Coast Road Trip – 3 week itinerary and the highlights

The highlights from our three week trip to the Western States covering Washington, Oregon, California, Nevada and Arizona. This post contains our full itinerary and a summary of what we did, and where we ate, at each location.

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