Venice: Things to Do

My number one tip for Venice things to do? Walk.  Take a break from maps, guidebooks and lineups, and simply wander the streets. Leave your list of “must see” buildings behind in the hotel. If…

Finding our Guest House In Venice

Even though I thought I was  organized, somehow I had forgotten to bring the piece of paper that had the directions to our guest house in Venice. At this point we’re 23 hours without sleep and…

Wonderful Place to Stay in Lucca

With 26/28 five star reviews on TripAdvisor.com, Locanda S. Agostino appears to be a sure bet for a wonderful place to stay in Lucca. When going on a trip to Rome, you probably want to make…

Rome: The Noise, Crowds and Traffic

Guest post by Judy Toth There are a million and one beautiful, awe-inspiring historical sites to see in Rome.  However, after three days we couldn’t wait to get out of there! Now remember, this is all…

Departing from Rome Airport

Guest post by Judy Toth In my previous post I described the trials and tribulations of navigating arrival at Rome airport. When it came time to depart from Rome we had two weeks of Italy experience…