In Italy: Rome, Florence and Venice14

Posted on September 7, 2009 by ChristieTravel Stories

Alfredo & Ada's Rome: Pasta

We made it to Italy!

We were in Rome for 4 nights which was absolutely wonderful and made even better by the insider tips we got from our mate Douglas from Icon Tours.

You’ll hear all about it in posts coming soon, including:

We’re now in Florence for another 4 nights before heading to Venice, just in time for the film Festival. Toy Story is playing in 3D – should I go see it? Perhaps after an Italian film ;)

I still haven’t posted loads of stories from Istanbul and we’ve just gone through Budapest for a few days to visit my Hungarian Nagy Mama (grandmother). We had a delicious traditional meal and yes, I took lots of photos!

OK, I’m off to get some gelati, chat to you soon.

Ciao, Christie x

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  • So glad you made it safe & sound!!

    I’m totally psyched for your upcoming recap posts – have a wonderful time until then!! :-D

  • Can’t wait to hear more about Florence and Venice – my sister and I may be going there in January (yes, we’ve been warned about the rain, but we’re ok with it!) after a week in Holland.
    Keep up the posts, it’s all very exciting to read!

    ~ Jackie

  • Glad to hear it’s all going well Christie! Have fun!

  • Zom

    Hit the gelateria on the oltrarno side of ponte carraia – best gelato in town!! Enjoy your beautiful italian days!

  • Aaahh, I am envious of you being in the food capitol of the world in my book!!!

  • Y

    OOh what a tease. Looking forward to all those posts you promised!

  • Sounds like you’re having a great trip! It’s nice you got to see your grandma too.

  • wow just looking at the colours in that photo make me feel Italian!! So simple but so good.

  • Can’t wait to hear all about it! :)

  • Can’t wait to see pictures. I am glad you are having fun!!!

  • Lottie

    Gosh that picture is making my tummy rumble.

  • Thanks guys! Last night in Venice tonight, boo!

    @Veggiegirl – Cheers, hope you enjoy future Italy posts!
    @Jackie – Ooh, have fun in Holland. We may pop over for a few days in October with D’s brothers. Don’t forget to bookmark my Italy posts then ;)
    @Peter G – I’m travelling almost as much as you these days!!
    @Zom – Thanks for the tip!
    @Nina – absolutely! We’ve been so lucky to get all the best tips so we haven’t wasted a single meal with bad choices!
    @Y – Hehe, I’m like that aren’t I?
    @Arwen – Yes it was lovely. Pics of my grandma coming soon…
    @Spice and More – I know what you mean. Those reds are so rich and the sauce was so delicious!
    @Lorraine – Can’t wait to tell you! :)
    @Miranda – Thanks! Hope you enjoy the posts.
    @Lottie – Me too. I wish I was back there right now!

  • We spent two weeks in Italy this past Spring, and we can’t wait to go back. It was a truly wonderful, awesome experience. I keep meaning to add more posts about our trip, but I don’t want to run visitors away:) I would like to invite you to participate in Crock Pot Wednesday at diningwithdebbie.blogspot.com. Come check it out.

  • I have been following your trip:-) & enjoying it virtually.. have fun!

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