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jennifer-lyn-king's picture
May.11.2009
A few years ago, we enjoyed a summer vacation in Maine, the camping kind involving a tent and hiking boots. Since it was not the first time we’d traveled around Maine, we had an idea of what to look forward to—the rocky coastline, the sleepy clapboard villages, the saltsprayed restaurants serving...
angela-k-nickerson's picture
May.11.2009
Only FOUR more days!  That's right... on Friday, to coincide with the release of the movie, Roaring Forties Press is publishing Rome's Angels & Demons: an Insider's Guide -- a free ebook with inside information about the art and places in Dan Brown's book.  And you will be able to get your FREE...
angela-k-nickerson's picture
May.10.2009
I love good books.  I love good movies.  And I really love traveling to the places that I've seen in movies or read about in books!  So this week I are celebrating the happy marriage of books, movies, and travel with   Angels & Demons Week To read more about this week's events and my upcoming...
brenda-webster's picture
May.08.2009
Here in Rome again getting over jetlag. So many new boutiques between here and Campo di Fiori. It's hard to remember what they are replacing. Can you imagine an Italian Sushi bar. Well, there it is in a tiny cubby hole fresh as can be. Another more significant change. Alfredo, our barista, who has...
dorraine-k-darden's picture
May.02.2009
JONNY QUEST MOMENTS   An adventure filled life. Don’t we all want that? I don’t know about you, but when growing up Jonny Quest was high on my Saturday morning agenda. I’d sit glassy-eyed in front of the TV watching the Quest team explore the globe, using Dr. Quest’s particular brand of...
angela-k-nickerson's picture
May.01.2009
I was feeling a little sentimental the other day, and this song kept running through my head... so here's a little homage to the United States of America -- the land I call "home."This Land is Your Land words and music by Woody GuthrieThis land is your land, this land is my landFrom...
ellen-r-sheeley's picture
Apr.27.2009
I'm going to be indisposed for the next week or thereabouts, so I thought I'd leave you with a joke my Cameroonian friend sent to me not long ago. Here goes: Should a Toddler Witness Childbirth? Due to a power outage, only one paramedic responded to the call of a mother in labor.  The house was...
angela-k-nickerson's picture
Apr.27.2009
Cruising is a great way to see the beautiful Mediterranean and coastal life in Italy.  However, many cruisers are surprised that their ports of call are so far from the major cities they want to visit (Rome and Florence particularly).  Additionally, many travelers want to avoid the prepackaged...
angela-k-nickerson's picture
Apr.24.2009
Thanks for joining me for Cruise Week!  We launched with some tips for Before You Set Sail.  And so far we've made stops in Venice, Naples, Rome, and today... Florence. From Livorno you have two obvious choices:  Florence and Pisa.  I recommend Florence.  Florence is a wonderful city, and this...
angela-k-nickerson's picture
Apr.23.2009
It's Cruise Week!  So far this week we've docked in Venice and Naples.  And check out the Before You Sail tips, too! It's hard to say what to do with just one day in Rome.  There is so much to see!  However, it is relatively easy to get from the cruise ship port to Rome -- a journey of less than...