Amanda and Toms in the Aeolian Islands (Sicily) in April 2009. Comments and recommendations: If you plan on hiking, buy a good, recent map beforehand. All of the maps we found in local stores were outdated, which makes for frustrating hiking. In general, trails are not well-marked. That said, the islands are small enough that
Here are photos from Gita’s, Tabita’s and Toms’ (slightly notalgic) family holidays on Langeland in Denmark.
Amanda and Toms in Barcelona and Besalu – Spring 2008.
Toms’ first time in Minnesota – Summer 2007
Amanda and Toms in Bologna, Genoa, and Cinque Terre / Spring 2007. Yes, Cinque Terre is touristy, but in a good, classy way. Restaurants serve only local food, there’s a well-marked and well-maintained system of hiking trails, and there’s even an electric bus service between the towns. In other words, the local tourism board has
Amanda and Toms in Sardegna (Alghero and the East Coast) – June 2006. Ah, Sardinia! First of all, learn some very basic Italian before heading to Sardinia, especially if you’ll be leaving the main towns and beaches and going inland. Knowledge of English and German is usually quite limited, as is the tourism infrastructure. But