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

Places to See in Florence (Firenze): Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

The train pulled into Florence's Santa Maria Novella station and I prepared myself for heart palpitations, fainting, dizziness, or to spontaneously burst into tears. Why, you may ask? These are some of the psychosomatic responses that a "victim" may have when they are exposed to great amounts of art in a single place. With artistic… Continue reading Places to See in Florence (Firenze): Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

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Making Vacation Last—Creating a Travel History

You know what it is sexy? Travel. It is so seductive. Travel makes you feel smarter, connected, happier, cultured—good vacations make you feel like you’re on a honeymoon. Want to extend those blissful feelings? Who wouldn’t? I make them last by drawing on my profession as a historian and recording my travel history. By surrounding… Continue reading Making Vacation Last—Creating a Travel History

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Prof Amy French is now the Roaming Historian!

Travel Through History with Prof Amy French is now the Roaming Historian!!! In order to better reflect my dual lives as a travel blogger and professional historian, I have changed the name of my website and social media accounts to the Roaming Historian. The new website is: roaminghistorian.com (but don't worry if you are still… Continue reading Prof Amy French is now the Roaming Historian!