Day One - Arrival in Napoli August 17th 2007 Friday afternoon and we were flying from Gatwick to Napoli. Summer in London has been shocking so we were looking forward to some Italian hot weather.
We sat in the departure lounge waiting to board and Ian Wright walked past! For those that haven't heard of him, he's a well known ex-soccer player!
We arrived at around 9 and took a taxi to the Grand Hotel Europa in the city centre. Taxi was ... read more
Europe » Italy » Campania » Ischia Italy became a nation-state in 1861 when the city-states of the peninsula, along with Sardinia and Sicily, were united under King Victor EMMANUEL II. An era of parliamentary government came to a close in the early 1920s when Benito MUSSOLINI establis... ... read more