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 […]

Top 5 Things to do in Venice for Carnival 2016

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The year’s Carnival in Venice celebration falls between January 23 and February 9, 2016.  The theme of the festivities will be “CREATUM – Introducing Arts & Traditions!” and it will all be dedicated to the artisans who live in Venice.  Look for a fairytale village of crafts in St. Mark’s Square.  And who better than […]

The Best of Greece in the South of Italy

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About two hours south of Sorrento lies the best of ancient Greece, truly, in Italy.  Paestum is much more than just one of the average archaeological sites which dot the Italian landscape.  It’s a sixty-two acre parcel with three of the best preserved ancient Greek temples, in or out of Greece. While the Romans gave […]

Napoli’s Ancient Catacomb di San Gennaro

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In the south of Italy, the souls and spirits of the ancients still linger just steps below modern man, as if to literally reach out and touch from the beyond.  Just a few meters below the grand church of The Basilica of Good Counsel lies the largest Christian catacomb in southern Italy, the Catacomb of […]