Tag: Italy

  • Motorbiking heaven on the High Alpine Road – Timmelsjoch Hochalpenstraße mit dem Motorrad

    2.509 m.a.s.l. – 2.509 m ü.M. [comments in Italic by Daniel, as always] – We rode from Passeier valley to the top, all the way up the Italian winding pass road. The Austrians collect tolls, so we turned around and went down again the way we came. That was planned as we did the Timmelsjoch…

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    Tandem flight experience in Dorf Tirol, South Tyrol

    Dorf Tirol, 600 m.a.s.l. [comments in Italic by Daniel, as always] – I surprised Daniel with an early birthday present (it’s still a month to go but the occasion is just too good) and we took Daniel to Dorf Tirol under a pretext. It was hard to get him to wear ankle-high, sturdy shoes which…

  • What to do on a cruise stopover in beautiful Venice

    What to do on a cruise stopover in beautiful Venice

    [comments in Italic by Daniel, as always] – We came in by plane yesterday and we saw at least seven (!) cruise ships harbored. So we thought, „what to do in Venice when you have limited time?“ So here are our tipps on what to do on a cruise stopover in Venice: Do get lost…

  • Venice and Murano: Where to stay, how to get around, what to do

    Venice and Murano: Where to stay, how to get around, what to do

    writing on LO 402 from HAM to WAW and LO309 from WAW to VCE [comments in Italic by Daniel, as always] – Venice airport. It’s another hour and a bit until our water shuttle to the hotel leaves, so we call Lagare Hotel Murano to check if we have the chance to catch an earlier…

  • What to see in Italy’s capital, Rome

    What to see in Italy’s capital, Rome

    As this is just a snapshot of the amazing things to do and see, read my other blog entries and have fun strolling around this city full of history, where there is a sight behind every corner. More of Rome

  • Visiting the Vatican – impressions of wonderful St. Peter’s Basilica

    Visiting the Vatican – impressions of wonderful St. Peter’s Basilica

    Visiting the Vatican is special. The state is an enclave in Rome, so one of the tiniest states in the world and the Christian capital of the world. To be honest I am not that interested in religion but in history. Vatican is an amazing place full of historic testimonia and we had a great…

  • Arriving in Rome: From airport to central station by train, plus sundowner

    Arriving in Rome: From airport to central station by train, plus sundowner

    Friday morning, arriving in Rome: I worked from the hotel throughout the day. I paid for it with airline miles from my MileagePlus Account by the way so I was able to afford it for this night. On the last work day of this week I finished early as usual. I basically work my ***…

  • Streets of Rome – a famous sight behind every corner

    Streets of Rome – a famous sight behind every corner

    I have been to Italy before, although this mostly covered the Northern part, called Südtirol (South Tyrol), where the majority of people speak German. Apart from the occasional day trip to Venice when staying there, I’ve not had the chance to explore the kind of Italy which paints the romantic picture everybody has in mind…