Europe, Italy, Travel Tips

Souvenirs to Buy in Italy…or Elsewhere

Amy, the Roaming Historian, gives tips on what souvenirs to buy in Italy and other places. She also includes her 5th vlog where she shows some of the treasures she's accumulated over the years.

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

Leaning Tower of Pisa–Tourist Trap or Tuscan Treasure?

The Leaning Tower of Pisa—is a worth a visit? Described as overrated and disappointing, some travel writers advise seeing the Leaning Tower of Pisa only to put a check mark in a box. Many articles called the tower a “tourist trap,” alluding that it would be a waste of time and money to visit Pisa.… Continue reading Leaning Tower of Pisa–Tourist Trap or Tuscan Treasure?

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

Outdoor Fun in Florence—Golfing and the Bardini & Boboli Gardens

Fore! Not what first comes to mind when you think of Florence, is it? Golfing in Tuscany was a priority for my husband and I though. As soon as we dropped off our bags at the hotel, we ventured off to hit the links. Golf Club Parco di Firenze is about a 15-minute drive from… Continue reading Outdoor Fun in Florence—Golfing and the Bardini & Boboli Gardens