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Capri E Anacapri  By Timothy Hu

Capri E Anacapri By Timothy Hu

Hello! My name is Tim and I am a student on the Saints Italy Tour. Today, I will be writing a blog post on our adventures in Capri. We first took a shuttle towards where we were to board the hydrofoil. At the station, we had a very alluring view of part of Sorrento....

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St. Paul Outside the Walls

St. Paul Outside the Walls

Where has the time gone? Just yesterday we were in Florence and then all of a sudden we're on our way to Rome. Incredible. It has been a busy trip for us, as we explore various parts of Italy and jump around from place to place. However, many of the students were...

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ROME-ING!

ROME-ING!

There was excitement in the air as we checked-in to our hotel in Rome, but students were also sad that this was the final destination on our tour. After freshening up, we started our visit with a walking tour of some of the classic Roman site: the Spanish Steps and...

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The Joy Of Gelato – By Evan Lorant

The Joy Of Gelato – By Evan Lorant

Gelato has been a pillar of our trip to Italy. Everywhere we go, it’s great, but Rome has really hit it out of the park. On our first day here, we went to San Crispino, with flavours ranging from Honey to Caramel Meringue. It was evident that the group was a fan when...

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Island Life On Capri

Island Life On Capri

Ciao! This is Chris, one of the many students on the tour. I’m honored to be given the opportunity to write about our day at the island of Capri. The morning started out with a beautiful walk down to the Sorrento harbour, where we would take a ferry to Capri. There...

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Napoli E Pompei

Napoli E Pompei

Bongiorno tutti! This is Jamie Donnici, one of the two St. George’s teachers on this trip, and I’m going to be writing a guest post telling you about our adventures in Napoli and Pompeii. We started off our day with a bus ride into Napoli, where we stopped at the...

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Savouring Siena…

Savouring Siena…

There are many lovely and amazing places in Italy. However, when it comes to medieval cities, Siena certainly takes the cake. Although we weren't staying in this notable Tuscan municipality, we ventured there for the day, and it was definitely a trip worth taking....

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Mangia! Mangia! Mangia!

Mangia! Mangia! Mangia!

Food is a big part of Italian life. Pizza, pasta, gelati, paninis...there are so many things that one can expose their palate to, and we're totally embracing that. For the most part, Italians cook with the seasons and typically use local products and produce. One can...

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Sotto Il Sole Toscano…

Sotto Il Sole Toscano…

Florence is unanimously recognized as the cradle of the Renaissance year after year. It attracts crowds of Italian and foreign tourists (like us) to admire the marvelous churches, sumptuous buildings, and museums that make it so unique. The most famous museums in...

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Cioccolato, Per Favore!

Cioccolato, Per Favore!

One of the best things one can do in Italy is eat. Although we typically associated Italian cuisine with pasta, and pizza, there are obvious experts in other areas like dessert, and more specifically; chocolate. We were fortunate enough to visit Dona Malina, in the Le...

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