More Places to Eat

In 2021, both when I was traveling alone and when I was with my sister and niece, I had the opportunity to try several excellent new restaurants as well as some old favorites.  Unfortunately, with only a few exceptions, my experiences when dining alone weren’t nearly as good as when I was with other people.  […]

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Three Days in Firenze

A Strange and Different Firenze. Early October is typically the height of the tourist season but it was a strange and different Firenze in early October 2021. Much of that was due to the ongoing COVID restrictions.   In Firenze, as in the rest of Italy, masks were required for all indoor activities including restaurants and […]

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Three Days in Paris

Since my one night in Paris many years ago, following a bike trip in Provence (see Provence, Provence, wherefore art thou Provence?  post), I’ve wanted to spend more time in Paris and despite the current hassles of travel,  I decided that 2021 was the year.  My sister and then my niece decided to come for the […]

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