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Siena and Britain
Wednesday, November 05TH, 2008 by
Siena & the heart of Tuscany by Rebecca Ford Today, Norm Goldman, Editor of Sketchandtravel.com & Bookpleasures.com is delighted to have as our guest, travel author, writer, and photographer, Rebecca Ford. Rebecca is a contributor to several British newspapers and magazines, as well as...
Philip be Bruin
Wednesday, November 05TH, 2008 by
From South Africa to Europe Today, Norm Goldman, Editor of sketchandtravel.com is pleased to have as a guest, Philip de Bruin. Philip is originally from South Africa and for many years had been involved in the Information Technology sector. In 1998, Philip and his wife...
Romantic Getaways In Italy
Wednesday, November 05TH, 2008 by
Romantic Getaways In Italy Cooking As Perceived By Maria Liberati, Author Of The Basic Art Of Italian - PART II Norm: If you had to choose 5 unequalled venues in Italy for a romantic getaway, honeymoon or wedding destination, what would they be and why? Maria: First, I must say...
Romantic Getaways In Italy
Wednesday, November 05TH, 2008 by
Romantic Getaways In Italy As Perceived. Part I By Maria Liberati, Author Of The Basic Art Of Italian Cooking Today, Bookpleasures.com and Sketchandtravel.com, are pleased to have as its guest, Maria Liberati, supermodel and author of the soon to be released cook- book The Basic Art of...
Observations on Italy
Wednesday, November 05TH, 2008 by
Raw Impressions of Italy From April 9th through April 16th, 2003 I was in Italy visiting my brother-in-law. He is currently a Master's student in the School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) of the Johns Hopkins University. We mainly spent time in Sicily (Siracusa and Taormina...
Travel Articles about Italy
Wednesday, November 05TH, 2008 by
This section includes articles about Italy in general. More in a reading style than about a specific subject.   John's Observations on Italy Romantic places in Italy by Maria Liberati... From South Africa to Italy... Siena, and walks in Britain...
Italy and the Single American
Tuesday, August 26TH, 2008 by
Italy.   The very idea of it can spark thoughts of romance and passion in the mind of any red-blooded American.   What most of us have learned of Italy, we have learned through movies, books, travel documentaries and brochures.   It is...
Eating in Italy
Tuesday, August 26TH, 2008 by
A Gelateria Near Campo De Fiori - Rome BAR: Not a U.S.-style bar. Those places that have U.S-style bars will advertise "American bar" - generally hotels. While you can buy beer, brandy, or other alcoholic beverages at Italian bars, the central feature is the espresso coffee machine. You can have...
Driving in Rome
Tuesday, August 26TH, 2008 by
Driving in Rome or "The Space Invaders Challenge" For those of you who are old enough to remember a video game called Space Invaders, it would be easier to understand what driving in Rome is like for somebody who has, let's say, learnt to drive in the US. For all the others, who are...
Packing for a City-Getaway!
Tuesday, August 26TH, 2008 by
A Helpful Guide for your Itinerary Millions of tourists visit Italy each year to visit La Scala in Milan or go to the museums of Florence. Since the Italians are known for being stylish, many tourists fret over what to pack for their next vacation to Italy. Even if you don't have many...

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