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Anybody care to see my Rome restaurant map?

Anybody care to see my Rome restaurant map?

May 10th, 2007, 02:32 PM
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Robespierre, How about lending me that IPAQ for our trip? Then I can report back about how well it works!

Just teasing, but I am jealous. I do love technology.

Anyone know of a program that would allow me to do what I did in Google, but be able to print the results?
Thanks,
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May 10th, 2007, 03:13 PM
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I love it! It's awesome. Someone on egullet has created a similar map for Paris. Check it out--maybe you can submit yours to their Italy forum.

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May 10th, 2007, 03:17 PM
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p.s. I've stayed at an apartment on via dei Capellari. There are some good restaurants nearby, including, um is it Bric or something like that? on via del Pellegrino.

Have a great trip.
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May 10th, 2007, 03:32 PM
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Who's Meg?

Yes please add Da Buffeto's.

BTW, for those on Mac OS X, you can make the web page into a PDF easily. It may not necessarily fit on a 8.5x11 sheet though.

And where's the ones for Florence, Venice, Paris and Rome?
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May 10th, 2007, 05:38 PM
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What a work of art! Now we'll have to return to Rome!
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May 10th, 2007, 05:48 PM
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That is great ! Wish I was heading back to Rome !
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May 10th, 2007, 06:27 PM
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Wow, I never expected such praise! I really was almost embarassed to post it because I thought everyone probably had already done one.

Leely, what did you think of the area? Was it too noisy? Otherwise it seems well located. I think it's Al Bric that is nearby. I know I read about it, so I am not sure why I didn't include it.

scrb, Meg is the 20 year old DD. She will actually be in Rome about 6 days after we leave (we're meeting up in Venice though). I have started a Venice map. The problem is, it's a bit more time consuming looking for locations to pinpoint in Venice. That, and the fact that there don't seem to be quite as many good recommendations.

Thanks again, all.
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May 10th, 2007, 06:36 PM
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Per requests, I have added Da Baffetto and Al Bric. Any more?
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May 10th, 2007, 07:23 PM
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That is awesome! Thank you. God I hope I someday find the time to do a Dordogne map like that for my renters and friends!
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May 10th, 2007, 08:22 PM
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I care to see your Rome map, but I would really care to see your Venice
map. You could save a lot of us a
boatload of time !!
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May 10th, 2007, 08:33 PM
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For those of you wishing for a restaurant map of every city in Europe, I have a fairly inexpensive answer:

o Buy a used Pocket PC on eBay (some of them are under $100).

o Download a copy of Microsoft Pocket Streets from http://www.ppc4you.com/show.cgi?softid=29

o Download all the maps you want from http://www.microsoft.com/windowsmobi...mapsearch.aspx

o Select "Restaurants" from the Points of Interest menu, or

o Use the "Find Address" function to locate a restaurant and set a pushpin

o Bon appétit!
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May 11th, 2007, 04:09 AM
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Robespierre,

I use Microsoft's Street & Trips for home, on my desktop, but I have always wondered if they make a full version for Europe. Do you know?

My map purposefully does NOT list every restaurant, only ones on which I have read some recommendations. Now I realize that is a broad parameter, but it is still a way to choose one over another.

Also, I started pasting a line or two from the review into the information area. The printed maps have that as well. I can see if someone said "great outdoor dining", I might not pick that one if it was raining.

I have a smartphone, and can load PDF docs into it, but the screen is so small. Is the screen on the IPAQ really big enough to see what you're looking at, without alot of scrolling?
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May 11th, 2007, 07:04 AM
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The European version of S&T is called AutoRoute, and you can get last year's edition on eBay for less than $50.

PPC screen images here: tinyurl.com/yunfrs

(n.b. MS dropped Pocket Streets, so you may have to get it separately.)
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Jun 30th, 2007, 09:55 AM
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Phieaglefan,
Thanks for doing this hard work and sharing your maps. I wasted a lot of time printing them directly from Google map - found out it wouldn't work. Then I saw your note that you tried also and then made a printable version. Can you please email them to me ([email protected])? We're going to Venice and Rome on Tuesday, 7/3. Thanks in advance.
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Jun 30th, 2007, 11:22 AM
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Phieaglefan-what a terrific piece of work and very much appreciated. I layover in an area very close to most of those restaurants and our crews have been looking for some new spots to wine and dine at! Thank you for sharing and I will be emailing you to get the printable copies. Thanks again for your time and efforts!!!!
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Jul 1st, 2007, 05:35 PM
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Thanks for sharing your map - I can tell you that Enoteca Antica was good... and nearby there was a trendy (and good) restaurant.. just down the street, I'll have to check my notes and get back to you. Nearby, at 14 Via Ripetta, is Pizza Re which is still my favorite pizza place. We also ate at Matricianella which was very good (but don't get a Sgroppino there, it's sooo much better in Venice!)

For really really good espresso, check out Cafe Sant'Eustachio which is not far from the Pantheon.

I just looked at the date this was started, perhaps you are back now.
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Jul 1st, 2007, 05:38 PM
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bookmarking...
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Jul 2nd, 2007, 05:07 AM
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bookmarking too

excellent job! I'm e-mailing u for the pdfs....
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Jul 2nd, 2007, 06:07 AM
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bookmarking, and emailing.

Great job!!
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Jul 2nd, 2007, 09:12 AM
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phieaglefan - I tried to do this for my trip, and got hung up on the fact that you couldn't identify the markers on the map, i.e. give them numbers or letters to correspond with the list. How did you overcome that - just write them in on your printed map?
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