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!

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

Beware the Ides of March! Visiting Largo di Torre Argentina

A blog about Torre di Largo Argentina, a square with cool archeological remains, in Rome, Italy.

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

How to Get to Rome from FCO Airport

Lately, I’ve noticed a lot of people asking the best way to get from FCO airport to Rome and vice versa. I belong to several travel forums where myself and others give advice to those traveling to Italy. Many people give the traveler the cheapest option and let it go. If that is what you… Continue reading How to Get to Rome from FCO Airport

Europe, Italy, Read About Can't Miss Places, Travel Tips

How to Convert Euros to Dollars and Vice-Versa

  If you’re going to Italy, get ready for the time of your life! I’m sure you’re already planning for what to see, how to get there, where to stay, and other practicalities, so I’m going to discuss a money matter in this blog—namely—getting cash in Italy. In this piece, I’ll address: Is it better… Continue reading How to Convert Euros to Dollars and Vice-Versa

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

Visiting St. Peter’s Basilica and Vatican City

A visit to Rome wouldn’t be complete without a stop at Vatican City and St. Peter’s Basilica. The largest Christian church in the world, St. Peter's is filled with beautiful objects of art from some of the greatest artists of the Renaissance and Baroque eras. Everywhere one looks there is art, including fabulous mosaics. Paintings… Continue reading Visiting St. Peter’s Basilica and Vatican City