rupelondon

29 Added | 2 Magazines | 3 Followers | @rupelondon | Keep up with rupelondon on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “rupelondon”

Big City, Big Surprise: New York City's Newest Species Is a Frog

The amphibian stayed hidden in plain sight for decades, only to be discovered on Staten Island.<p>Even in one of the most densely populated places on Earth, nature is still capable of some big surprises. Biologists have described a new species of leopard frog discovered in New York City.<p>Only the …

Dotclear - Error

My new daily carry camera - Fujifilm X100

By onApril 25, 2013 in Travels<p>Fujifilm X100 – The latest addition to my camera bag<p>For a while now I’ve been feeling a little anxious about not …

Fuji x100 Archives - Tangents

review: Fuji X100 camera - photo shoot with a model<p>First of all, for those who haven't heard of the Fuji X100 (<i>affiliate</i>) yet, it is a beautiful …

Fujifilm X100 Is The Best (Digital) Camera I Have Ever Used [Review]

if you just want a camera that handles as well as any film camera you ever owned, then yes. Go buy it. You’ll love it,<p>The control dial feels cheap, and the on/off switch (a twisting collar around the shutter release) is far too easy to switch on by mistake.<p>I’ve only been using it for a few days, …

K. BESIOS – FINE ART PHOTOGRAPHY

A year with the Fuji X100S and no DSLR

I don’t really know if this will be of any interest to anyone but, seeing how this is my blog and all, I figured I could write a bit about it …

How to Tour the Amalfi Coast on a Budget

There are three things universally acknowledged about the Amalfi Coast: it is beautiful, it is cultured, and it is expensive.<p>But this article isn't …

Italy

Delicious Italy on Twitter: "Charters on Gulet for #AeolianIslands RT @douglas_pilato #Sicily #YachtCharter info@togetherpersonalshopping.it http://t.co/VPK9N4sq5b"

Umbria wine tour

A perfect day in Trastevere, Rome's favourite neighbourhood

You’ve thrown coins into the Trevi Fountain and marvelled at the Colosseum – what next? Take a trip across the Tiber river to Trastevere, a charming medieval neighbourhood with a fiery temperament. A stroll around Trastevere, a formerly working-class district with a heady nightlife, will take you …

Italy

11 Reasons Your Next Trip Should Be To Cinque Terre

I think it's Italian for "Holy crap, is this place gorgeous!"<p>Cinque Terre (pronounced CHEEN-kweh TEHR-reh), which is a UNESCO World Heritage site, is comprised of five adjacent towns along the Ligurian coast in northern Italy. The "Five Lands" (as it's name translates) are Monterosso al Mare, …

Italy

Undiscovered Italy: Lake Garda

You’ve heard of Lake Como, home to over-the-top palazzos, super-sleek yachts, and George Clooney’s exploits. But did you know that about halfway …

Italy

See the Best of Travel 365

Travel

10 Restaurants Rome Locals Won't Tell You About

<i>by Elizabeth Minchilli</i><p><b>An insider's guide to where to eat now in Italy's capital city</b><p>It used to be very easy to keep up with Rome's restaurant scene since nothing ever changed. The same comfortable and reliable trattorie and ristorante where you could dependably order up heaping plates of carbonara …

Italy

Dreaming of My 2014 Travels: Verona, Padua, and Ravenna

I've been giddier than usual this week as I'm finalizing my travel plans for 2014. I've got an amazing itinerary promising four months of fun and learning, and there'll be lots of great new information to share. I'll be vigorously posting almost daily from some of my favorite corners of Europe. And …

Italy

Where Should I Travel Off the Beaten Path in Italy?

<i>A:</i><p>When you visit Italy, you want to see Italy—not other tourists. But the country is a pretty popular destination for pizza-loving jet-setters. In fact, tens of millions of visitors descend on the boot-shaped Mediterranean country every year. Here are a few places you should go to avoid most of …

Italy

Umbria Sightseeing Italy Travel Guide Central Italy Vacations

In a country full of numerous world class vacation destinations, Umbria’s towns rank among the best. It’s history is the story of western …

37 Places You Need To Visit In Italy

While the food in Italy is reason enough to visit, the country is filled with famous works of art, exceptionally beautiful cities, and gorgeous lakes and mountains.<p>We compiled a list of 37 sites in Italy you should see at least once in your lifetime.<p>We included important classics like Rome's …

Italy

Rome attractions: what to see and do in autumn

<b>Why go?</b><p>There’s no real off season in the Eternal City. Rome is a city that combines the intimacy and human scale of a village with the cultural draws of a European metropolis.In Rome, classical ruins and early Christian places of worship stand next to – or lie beneath – Renaissance palazzos and …

Going to Sicily? 10 things to know before your trip | CNN Travel

Why I Fell in Love With Florence

Often when traveling, I've heard that the most unexpected, unplanned moments turn out to be the best ones.<p>That's exactly what happened when I decided on a whim to take the train from Pisa into Florence for four days. What happened next was my heart was laid out on a silver platter for what came to …

Italy

8 Alluring Italian Destinations That Will Change Your Life

For the twelfth year in a row, Select Italy has had the honor of being awarded Travel+Leisure’s prestigious A-List Travel Agent award. Since the …