Entries from What I Really Think tagged with 'Itinerary'

Last Night Before Flight Home from Malpensa

A little more trip planning occurred this past week. After going through some discussions on the SlowTrav Forums, I decided to contact I Castagni a small B&B spoken highly of in several discussions, for my last night before my 10:20am...

Israel

Ha! This one snuck up on me! Seriously, we booked the tickets in September and I did nothing since then to prepare, except try to contact our former guide, who unfortunately, we could not hook up with. Then we thought,...

Tuesday November 11 - A Day With Peter Kilby

As you know, originally we had hoped to do some outdoor activities on this trip – some combination of hiking and biking but as the events of the last three weeks unfolded, we’re thinking we may need to limit my...

Itinerary - One Week in Montalcino - Sunday Nov 9

San Giovanni D’Asso This small town is about twenty five minutes from Montalcino. We passed by it on our way from Castelmuzio to Siena during our 2003 trip. They’re known for a Tuscan white truffle (the town has more truffle...

Itinerary - One Week in Montalcino - Background and Arrival

I'm putting together a high level packet of informatin for Andy and Katy, who will be joining us on our trip in November to Montalcino. So I figured I might as well copy the info here too in case anyone...

Vermont Itinerary - Sort of

Stowe Pinnacle View With all the commotion over Becky's departure, I totally haven't focused on my own departure Saturday to Vermont! Chris has really stepped up and done a bunch of planning (in regards to hikes and bike rides)...

Schedule of Activities

As you may remember, Becky's going to Australia this summer. So I thought I'd give you a glimpse into their itinerary - Slow Travel, it is not. 2008 Schedule of Activities Tuesday Depart for Sydney, Australia - greet your fellow...

Change of Plans

Well, that didn't take long - set the plan yesterday morning and by yesterday afternoon, it changes. Such is life. So here's what happened. Yesterday Representative Rush Holt's office called me. That's who I contacted about arranging a White House...

Here's the Plan

In NJ, we have this thing called Teacher's Convention. It's a basically a boondoggle for teachers where they get together in Atlantic City each year. The thing about this convention though, is that it isn't during the summer when teachers...

Wow It's Been a While

Yeah, I know, I'm a bad blogger but what with working and the kids...excuses, excuses. But now, since I've removed one of those impediments (no I didn't get rid of the kids), I'm hoping to have more free time here....

The Plan - Roma 2005

We arrive Friday morning around 7:45 to Fuimicino. This trip Max Leotta is picking us up and taking us to our hotel the Teatro Pace. Ah - another note, this trip we're bring Red Bull with us. Chris claims that...

Formation of a Plan

I've been reading Insight Guides Southern Italy at night before I go to sleep. How many people read travel guides before bed? How many read them at all. Anyway - I've been doing this and have the beginnings of a...

T-2 Days and Counting - Part II

So here's the drill as close to final as possible. Everything's open for debate as all adults agree, we can't come home from this vacation needing a vacation. Depart Tuesday afternoon at 1:00. Yousef of Edison Coach will pick us...

T-20 Days and Counting

We met over the weekend with R&S to discuss our trip, so now I have a few things to take care of: 1. Make reservations at the Accademia 2. Send Sandro of Roma Limo our flight information 3. Check with...

T-26 Days and Counting

I left off with Day 5 so... Day 5 - Tuscany As I said, I'd like to visit Arezzo today to see the monthly Antique market. I'm figuring if we could hit the road between 9:30 and 10, we'll get...

T-28 Days and Counting

It's been a while since I've posted b/c I've actually been spending most of my free time planning. Here's the current thinking on Itinerary: Day 1 Arrive Roma We won't get to the hotel until 9:30 - 10:00 ish I...