While we definitely could have spent longer in Naples, Italy last spring, four days was a great amount of time to accomplish what we came there for and also enjoy the trip. So for those of you interested in archaeology and looking for a quick European weekend getaway, I would … [Read more...]
Vesuvius is still an active volcano (check out BBC Earth). It erupted in 1944. And it towers over a major metropolitan area. The Crater Given my penchant for disaster-ology (wish that was a real thing), I obviously wanted to see the volcano up close and … [Read more...]
A Day In Capri: Part 2
After our boat tour, we were starving. We had a few restaurant recommendations, between TripAdvisor (like anything else, use wisely), hotel recommendations, and my guide book. Because it was off-season, a few restaurants I was interested in were unfortunately not open … [Read more...]
National Archaeological Museum, Naples
Entrance Way Like many museums, the National Archaeological Museum in Naples seems a bit overwhelming when you start looking at the map.I triage museums. I go to the thing I most want to see first. Very first. That way I know I will at least be satisfied when I leave, … [Read more...]
Naples, Part 2: The Food!
After the Archeological Museum, we were starving. It was about 5pm. In our defense, we had flown in that morning and hadn’t stopped to eat anything but gelato. But it was delicious gelato. I had coffee and pistachio. I’m preferential to coffee gelato, but the pistachio … [Read more...]