Paris is a city of constant evolution: as any return visitor can attest, the face of the Grand Dame never remains quite the same – in the course of mere days, as baguette-bearing Parisians move from one arrondissement to the…Read more
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Qui se ipsum amat, in hunc locum venit This is what you’ll find written at the entrance of the Terme di Nerone Spa, in the Campi Flegrei east of Naples. The Latin inscription, which translates as “those who love themselves…Read more
In late 2003, the high-speed train company, TAV Spa, which for the last ten years (and certainly for the next ten as well) has been building a high-speed train network from Milan to Naples, announced that it had selected the…Read more
In 1997, when the transportation authority in Naples announced a tremendous new project to build nine lines of subterranean train tracks that would wind through downtown and connect all the sprawling suburbs of this…Read more