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, North America, Travel Tips

Happy Holidays from the Roaming Historian & Family

  It is a jubilant time of year as people around the globe celebrate a host of holidays. At Roaming Historian, we are enjoying Christmas festivities and preparing for the New Year. I'm excited to get the Roaring 20s going! As I read posts from across the globe, I love seeing the various ways people… Continue reading Happy Holidays from the Roaming Historian & Family

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

Best Restaurants in Florence, Italy 2019

Just thinking about eating the Tuscan food found in Florence, Italy gets my mouth watering. The regional dishes served there are worth replacing my fitted wardrobe with sweatpants and oversized shirts. Florence is—without a doubt—my favorite food city in the world! Since I was a child, Italian cuisine has been my favorite and no matter… Continue reading Best Restaurants in Florence, Italy 2019

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

Eating Your Way Through a Four-Course Meal in Italy!

Eating in a local Italian trattoria is surely one of life’s greatest pleasures. I’ve been fortunate to find many restaurants in Florence and Rome where the owners treat Jon and I like treasured guests with the food continuously coming and the wine flowing. As the time grows near for our annual sojourn to Italy, I… Continue reading Eating Your Way Through a Four-Course Meal in Italy!

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

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