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  1. Rachel
    July 26, 2017 @ 6:38 am

    Hi Ali.

    I am going to spend 4 days in Cyprus in the fall and stumbled on your packing tips while researching. I read online that Cyprus has the second busiest airport in Europe. Is it really that busy? Do you remember how long getting through Customs took?

    • Ali Garland
      July 26, 2017 @ 2:46 pm

      Hi Rachel, there’s no way Cyprus has the 2nd busiest airport in Europe. It’s a small airport, and tons of other ones around the continent (London has 2 airports, Munich, Frankfurt, Madrid, Barcelona, Paris has 2, Rome, Zurich, Amsterdam, and on and on…..) are all way busier than the one in Cyprus. Wikipedia says it was 69th last year. It took a few minutes to get through passport control, no worries.

  2. Anne
    October 5, 2014 @ 10:33 pm

    I was in Rome for nine days and I loved it! I went to the Vatican Gardens, St Peters Basilica and Sistine Chapel and I feel I have to go for a repeat visit to these places. I went to the Musei Capitolini, but I didn’t see all of it because I was so tired from walking all morning, so I have to go again to see more. I’ve tried food at different restaurants, the food is amazing, I was going to the bar for my morning croissant and cappuccino and espressos throughout the day. I’ll definitely be back in Rome.

    • Ali Garland
      October 6, 2014 @ 3:39 pm

      Anne, I’m so glad you enjoyed Rome! It’s an amazing city. And there’s just soooo much to see! I’ve been there 3 times and still haven’t made it to a few major landmarks. Hopefully I’ll remedy that when I’m there in a couple weeks. I hope you enjoyed the other parts of Italy you visited too!

  3. Lynda Galea
    June 19, 2014 @ 7:48 pm

    This makes me want to go back to Italy. And that photo of the pizza looks scrumptious!!!

    • Ali Garland
      June 20, 2014 @ 3:54 pm

      Thanks Lynda! Italy is a fantastic country, I hope you make it back there one of these days!

  4. siddhartha
    June 19, 2014 @ 9:56 am

    Great! Took me back to my trip to Rome…

    • Ali Garland
      June 19, 2014 @ 12:24 pm

      Thanks Siddhartha! Rome is a wonderful city!