Past Trip: Italy (November '08) February 23rd 2011 Well my trip to Italy was very last minute. In fact, I had to renew my 3 month visa in Israel so I went to the airport very first thing in the morning and asked for a flight leaving soon and they had one to Rome in an hour. So I was off. My plan was to spend a few days in Rome and maybe see another city too. First, I loved Rome. It's a city that has something for everyone. I just started w ... read more
Europe » Italy 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
I'm one of those people that if something can go wrong, it will for me. I love to travel and wherever I go, something is always happening. It didn't take me long to realize I had to turn every disaster into an adventure be it floods, war, or strikes (which have all happened to me overseas). Enjoy my stories!
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