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!

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Top Travel Tips: Taking a Tour

This post—about travel tours—is the first of a series where I will provide insight into how I handle the various aspects of travel I encounter. When traveling, some people enjoy an overnight tour where most expenses and arrangements are wrapped into one pretty package. This option can be great for the person who doesn’t want… Continue reading Top Travel Tips: Taking a Tour

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

Remarkable Rome Attractions: The Roman Guy’s “Catacombs” Tour

A Roman Guy (now the Tour Guy) representative greeted us in front of Basilica San Clemente—a rather unassuming church a couple of blocks behind the Colosseum—letting us know that we had found the correct place to start our tour. Since we took the bus, we had arrived early and chose to explore the church a… Continue reading Remarkable Rome Attractions: The Roman Guy’s “Catacombs” Tour

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

Best Places to Visit in Italy

Looking to visit the best places in Italy? The Tour Guy tours will have you covered. We’ve made some great vacation memories with The Tour Guy (formerly the Roman Guy)…boating down the Grand Canal in Venice…roaming underneath Rome’s Colosseum…beholding Michelangelo’s masterful Sistine Chapel with only a small group of people. Thinking back on them brings… Continue reading Best Places to Visit in Italy

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

The Roman Guy’s “Venice Walking and Boat Tour”

We met our guide, Chiara, between the two iconic columns of Piazzetta di San Marco. Succumbing to superstition, we refused to walk between the two pillars and instead met the group on the other side. We had heard a legend that it was bad luck to walk in between the two (public executions had occurred… Continue reading The Roman Guy’s “Venice Walking and Boat Tour”