Join travel blogger Peggy on her journey through Ireland as she discovers the Ireland’s rich connection to music and the many stories it tells.
Editor’s note: This column is written by my father, Rich Ryan, who I’ve invited to be a frequent contributor to Gracefully Global as “Dad’s Guest Blog,” as he calls it. He’s a retired professor, and […]
I must admit, as far as travel experiences go, visiting the Colosseum never ranked highly on my list of favorites. Until recently, that is. The mass confusion entering the […]
Big cities can be quite a puzzle to get to know, and Rome is no exception. Even tougher still, Rome’s huge tourism economy makes it tricky to discover how to […]
Diego Rivera 2. The address of the iconic home and artist studio of Diego Rivera echoed in my mind for a second as I contemplated its significance. Who else do […]
It is hard to imagine that two artists alone could make an indelible mark on a city that would sustain for decades, a century, or more. Yet Diego Rivera and […]
I woke up in Veracruz City on the second to last day of 2016 having no idea I’d be going to bed that night in a jungle. Our hostel owner […]
This week’s photo challenge, Repurpose, is inspiring me to share an object I’ve repurposed, and continue to use every day in my travels throughout the U.S. and Europe. Traveling doesn’t […]
“I’m Canadian!” he belted, his voice rising above the hundreds of chirping birds across the street. Now, I’m no expert. But this accent was not the accent of a Canadian. Or rather, since I don’t know Canadian accents well but can certainly recognize an American accent, that was the sound of an American if I’d ever heard one.
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.
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. 🙂
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.
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.