Family in Catacombs San Gennaro

The Buried Secrets of Ancient Naples

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So much of the dark wondrous history of Naples lies steps below the modern metropolis, back in time, down to the Catacombs of San Gennaro, (Via Capodimonte 13, Naples) off the beaten path.  The paleo-Christian site lies a good 20-30 minute bus ride north of the city center, leading toward Capodimonte and bordering the hilltop […]

Yummy Treats for Christmas in Venice

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For most Italians and especially Venetians, eating means family and family means homemade food, therefore Christmas and good, traditional homemade food must be enjoyed surrounded by loved ones. Christmas is an important and solemn feast in Venice. A very special day when, as tradition dictates in the Western world, every family, after religious customs, must […]

Mother’s Day Events & Getaways 2016

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Mother’s Day getaways in 2016 run the range from escaping for Sunday brunch to true weekend mother-daughter getaways to get reaquainted with the most important woman in your life.  We’ve gathered everything from spa indulgences to Mommy and Me dayscapes for every budget. Arizona:   Little ones will love the “Mommy and Me” day at Butterfly […]

Valentine Getaways 2016

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Talk about lucky in love…this year, Valentine’s Day falls on a Sunday. That makes it the perfect end to a romantic weekend getaway.  So, where will you and your love bug venture off the beaten path? We’ve come up with a list of ideas for the romantically challenged: 1.  Napa Valley – The Meritage Resort […]