Pompeii and I

The ancient city of Pompeii was not quite what I expected it to be, but it was a pleasure to see and appreciate nonetheless. Many of the sites are fenced off, as ignorant visitors have defaced and trashed these places over time. It was also crowded with people blocking entrances, and the one place I … More Pompeii and I


We didn’t do much other than shop in Verona, but the one thing we did visit was the Arena. After getting lost, we managed to find this and decided we had to check it out since we are planning a visit to Rome. This was built by the Romans, and is still used today for … More Verona 

Roaming Venezia

We made our way to Venice by train, the scenery on the way was fabulous, and immediately hopped on the ferry to Murano Island.  This island is famous for its glass making. Visitors to the island can walk to the furnace and watch the craftsmen make the glass, a very interesting process that even kids … More Roaming Venezia

Speechless in Paris

I’ve never thought about traveling to Paris before this trip; I always thought of going to places that are not as attractive to tourists, places with lesser known reputations. However, the opportunity to travel around Paris came around and I couldn’t say no. The purpose of the trip was to explore World War I battle … More Speechless in Paris