Sailing away from Italy December 7th 2015 Greetings from Genoa cruise terminal.
We're about to board the MSC Fantasia bound for the Mediterranean. This is the first voyage since the ship has been refurbished. It's lovely to be in new accommodation. Italy so far has been interesting.
The Italians love their dogs and take them everywhere particularly in Venice. Apart from needing to be good at dodging dog poo it doesn't seem to be a pr ... 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