Rome, Rome, Rome

After two and a half days in Rome, I still can’t believe everything we saw.  The sheer size of these historical buildings are awe-inspiring. I had to take a few moments before taking pictures just to soak them all in.  We ended our first afternoon with a spot of ice cream from one of the … More Rome, Rome, Rome

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

Verona 

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