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!
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
When I think of Italy my mouth starts to water and my stomach starts to grumble! Just writing this blog, I had to stop and go cook some pasta. I also made bruschetta to have before it...and, truth be told, I'm seriously considering ordering a pizza right now. But the first time I was in… Continue reading Rome Restaurants: Best Places to Eat in Rome 2019
Travel App Review Series by Jon—the Roaming Husband Should I protect my data when I travel? YES, YES, and HELL YES!! Criminals and hackers are very smart people and in today’s data-driven society, if you don’t protect yourself, you are a sitting duck. Criminals aren’t the only thing to be concerned with though.… Continue reading Do I Need a VPN?
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