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
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
This blog takes you on a journey through the Capitoline Museum in Rome and provides a link to the virtual tour the museum provides through it. See pieces of art the Roaming Historian loves in one of her favorite cities in the world.
A blog about the "Pleibol! In the Barrios and the Big Leagues" exhibit at the National Museum of American History Museum of the Smithsonian Institute and its accompanying traveling display. This exhibit covers America's pastime, baseball, and the Latinos & Latinas who have contributed to the game.
A blog covering the Roaming Historian's favorite historic sites (and places to eat) in Atlanta, Georgia.
A blog about Florence street art, especially that of Clet Abraham and Blub.
A blog about the alleged skull of Saint Valentine in Basilica Santa Maria in Cosmedin in Rome, Italy and the Valentine's Day story.