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Hostel in Forio d'Ischia, Italy

Discover Sicily and Malta On Line (Video + Stills)

My film “Don Corleone’s Island” presents highlights of Sicily (Italy) and Malta, starring a “Godfather” movie shrine, the Mt Etna volcano, Greek Temple of Concord, fantastic Roman mosaics, a Norman mountain top castle, vivid Byzantine mosaics in a Catholic cathedral; then Malta’s landscape of 16th Century walls and forts, the scenic former Arab fortress of Mdina, and a tour of Malta’s Grand Harbor.

The video can be seen on the web, if you have a high speed internet connection. This is a free, non-commercial, streaming video on the Windows Media Player.

Study Abroad in Italy

Can anyone give me advice or feedback about studying in Italy?

Experience Italy On Line (Video + Stills)

My film “Gondola With the Wind 2” can be seen on the web if you have a high speed internet connection. The video features Rome, Florence, Venice, Pompeii, Capri, Pisa, and many other parts of north and south Italy.

This is a free, non-commercial, streaming video on the Windows Media Player. No ads and no strings attached. I still sell absolutely nothing.

Should I buy a single country Interrail pass for Italy?


I’m travelling around Italy with a couple of friends and was wondering whether it would be worth my money to buy the ‘travel 3 days within 1 month’ interrail ticket. We’re travelling between Rome, Florence, somewhere on the coast and finally Venice. I arrive in Rome and so will have to make three longer train journeys between cities, which, from what i’ve found out, seem to cost around £45 each. The ticket is £59.

9 person, 13 night euro trip - everything planned...except transport!

So, we decided to ditch our travel agent because she was NO help. She just wanted to put us on a cruise ship. Instead, we took up the task and booked 4 nights in Munich, 5 nights in Florence and 4 nights in Rome for 9 people. So, everything is done except transportation.

It would be a simple matter of buying point to point rail tickets to our destinations, except that our group wants to do different things while we are in our locations.

Florence - Venice - Florence

I want to travel from florence to venice for 1 day. just make a day trip starting early in the morning and then come back to florence late at night. anyone know the best way to do this? i dont want to waste one of my eurail days on this since ill need it more for when i travel from country 2 country.
I dont necessarily need to take a train. I heard the buses are pretty good too and since its not a long ride and supposed to be cheaper, i figure we could just do that. anyone know a good site to purchase those tickets? do i really need reservations for it?

First trip abroad, suggestions?

My Fiancé and I will be making out first trip over seas next march for our Honeymoon. We originally planned a backpacking trip begging in Rome, and ending in Venice. No we are considering something a little more jam packed. We have 13 days to travel in Europe and are planning to buy a euorail global pass youth that will allow us to travel for 15 days.

Corsica VS Amalfi Coast

I’m planning an 18 day trip to Europe. My boyfriend and I plan on getting an unlimited use rail pass. We would like to get a taste of the big cities but want to add an incredible beach in there as well. We’re having a tough time deciding whether it’s worth the trouble to make the trip to Corsica before we go to Rome or the extra few hundred miles out of our way after Rome. We’d like to ideally stay 2-3 days in this whichever we choose, but which would be the better choice? Most cost efficient? Easiest to get there? Better sights?

Europe on my birthday!

Hi everyone, so I’ve been really depressed the past few days because I didn’t get accepted to a teaching position in France for the fall (I was waitlisted, but called today and found out I’m near the bottom of that list and it’s very unlikely I’ll get a spot). So, I’ve decided to think positively (hard to do when your ego just took a huge blow, but I’m trying in between the crying), and I’ve been thinking about backpacking for a few weeks around my birthday in September.