Category Archives: European travel

Posts in this category focus on travel to European countries, specific desinations in Europe, and cruises on the Mediterranean

A Ramble on the Appian Way

Ancient Rome comes alive on the Appian Way. This eight-mile walk takes four hours at an easy pace. Come back another day to linger; today you’re a Roman citizen off to your country estate, drinking in the ambiance. Bring water … Continue reading

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Travel disasters

Well maybe “disasters” is too strong a word. Other alternatives might be “inconveniences” or  even “adventures”. What we make of unexpected events that occur as we travel depends in large part on our state of mind at the time, and also to the desires … Continue reading

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Europe’s best “slowtrav” towns

People who’ve been to Europe, especially frequent visitors, know that Europe is filled with wonderful small towns. Towns with a long history, great services and friendly people that ooze charm and make you happy just to be there. These towns … Continue reading

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