I feel like I have nine lives on WordPress: I disappear for a while, but I always manage to make it back. While some of my favorite alone time is […]
After a long stay with family in the United States, I’ve recently been back in Bologna, and I’ve been getting to know Vine and recording some of my favorite moments and favorite times of day in this showy city.
My mom sometimes worries – as many moms do – that she hasn’t been the best mom. But “best” in this case, as in every case, is just relative. Who […]
A beautiful city with lots to offer and well-known to Italians, Bologna is a bit off the beaten tourist track. So I was thrilled when a recent Huffington Post travel article suggested a trip to Bologna instead of Rome. What a great idea! Yes, please come. We would love to have you here in Bologna. 🙂
April 25 is known in Italy as the Anniversario della Liberazione d’Italia, or the Anniversario della Resistenza. It was during these last weeks of April, 71 years ago, that one by one the cities of Northern Italy successfully renounced 20 years of fascist dictatorship, and five years of war.
Working as an on-site program coordinator in Italy for CISabroad, I have a steep learning curve, but I’m loving the work, especially learning and sharing my newly acquired travel tips about Rome.
Reduce your stress during your travels by thinking through your packing ahead of time! These are my most important packing techniques that I’ve adopted over my years of European travel and two international moves.
In the case of the weekly Wordpress photo challenge “Life Imitates Art,” I’m abstaining from profundity of any kind and delving into this photo challenge quite literally, utilizing the immensity of my library of travel photography as a significant asset. I mean, doesn’t everybody love taking silly statue photos?
Central London, to me, has always had such a polished image. A place of beautiful, modern architecture brilliantly integrating with impeccably cleaned streets dominated by 18th and 19th century architecture and defined British culture. And once in a while, a piece of incredible street art.
There are two types of people in the world: those that love Venice, and those that really don’t. But despite all of its flaws, the architecture, ambiance, and sheer novelty of Venice are undeniable.
This photo is perhaps the most “illustrious” of my “instants” so far. The photo isn’t meant to demonstrate fabulous composition, color, movement, etc. The photo taking is normal, but the […]
For a lover of travel, the best thing Europe has to offer is having a completely different culture nearly at your fingertips…traveling from country to country in Europe requires less […]
It was 11pm and I was standing alone outside the Lecce train station with two luggages, two bags, no ride, no money, and Lecce’s Wikitravel entry loaded on my iphone, […]
I’m on a train bound for Kufstein, Austria. I’ve made the trip once before, in the winter, and it was a magical winter wonderland. Now it is an Eden of […]
As I start out on this new adventure to Italy and beyond for the summer, I can’t help thinking it is going to be a good one. But really, I’ve […]