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Italy Train Tickets & ItaliaRail

I love riding the rails...in Italy! I never thought I would be the person who got excited by a train whistle (or robotic-sounding voice), but I do. I enjoy riding along in comfort while watching the Italian countryside fly by. And fly by does…those trains are fast! Jon and I always reserve window seats facing… Continue reading Italy Train Tickets & ItaliaRail

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Why You Should Take a Small Group Tour

  Americans have fewer vacation days than a lot of our fellow travelers. For us, it’s even more important to capitalize on our time away and make the most of a trip. To fully experience a city and its charms, I like taking a small-group tour for a few hours. A tour offers you the… Continue reading Why You Should Take a Small Group Tour

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The Flint Institute of Arts

A blog on the collections and exhibits of The Flint Institute of Arts in Flint, Michigan.

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Why Visit Historical Places?

Top reasons from a historian of why you should visit historical places.

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The History of Porcellino: Things to Do in Florence

A blog about the history of the Porcellino statue in Florence, Italy--the famed bronze boar fountain.

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Rome Attractions—Church of St. Clement (Basilica di San Clemente)

A blog about Basilica di San Clemente in Rome--a great Rome attraction and archaeological site.

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Time Travel with Italian History Books

A blog about Italian history books, both historical fiction and a few nonfiction, that are riveting reads which bring alive Italy's past.