Michigan Locales, North America, Read About Can't Miss Places

The Castle Museum of Saginaw County History–A Downtown Gem

A blog on the Castle Museum of Saginaw County History--a local history museum preserving the past of Saginaw, Michigan.

Europe, Italy, Places to Visit in Italy, Read About Can't Miss Places, Rome

Rome Attractions—Church of Santa Maria sopra Minerva

A short history and travel story on the Roman church Santa Maria sopra Minerva--a great Rome attraction and place to visit in Rome.

Europe, Florence, Italy, Places to Visit in Italy, Read About Can't Miss Places

Florence Must-See…Ponte Vecchio Bridge

The Arno River cuts through Florence, dividing the historic center of the Italian city from the less-touristy Oltrarno side. For centuries, trade along the river fueled Florence’s commerce and, thus, its prosperity. Beautiful bridges, including one designed by Ammannati (with Michelangelo’s help perhaps), crossing the river were designed in a manner fitting the waterway's importance.… Continue reading Florence Must-See…Ponte Vecchio Bridge

Europe, Florence, Italy, Places to Visit in Italy, Read About Can't Miss Places

Renaissance Art: Ghirlandaio’s Last Supper in Florence

A historical blog about the Last Supper painting by Domenico Ghirlandaio in Ognissanti Church in Florence, Italy.

Europe, Travel Tips

Take a Virtual Tour of Europe!

Our friends at the Tour Guy sent us an email with the headline “Social Distance Doesn’t Mean Cultural Distance.” That slogan resonated with me. Jon and I have been feeling pretty sad after having to cancel or postpone some of our travel plans for this year. I’ve been feeling like Europe and all the lovely… Continue reading Take a Virtual Tour of Europe!