Ostia Antica is one of those gems you find on vacation when you’re not really looking. If you’re visiting Rome and didn’t get a chance to see Pompeii or even if you have visited Pompeii you will enjoy a visit to Rome’s ancient port city.
Italy’s Fishing Village Vico Equense
Vico Equense is a quaint fishing village about 15 minutes from Sorrento. This town has an absolutely stunning view of Mount Vesuvius. This view can be observed almost immediately after you leave the train station. We chose to stay here rather than Sorrento as our base for exploring the Amalfi Coast and did not regret […]
Foods Across Italy
Italy has such amazing food it is a shame there isn’t more time in a day to eat. One of the best memories about eating in Italy was how many strangers we shared tables with, ate, and subsequently had lengthy conversations with. We met some fellow travelers from the U.S. and ate dinner with them in […]
Adventures on the Amalfi Coast
We loved visiting Italy and enjoyed every place we were fortunate to visit, however out of all of the areas we visited the Amalfi Coast was our favorite. The scenery is absolutely stunning here. This region had the best olives, limoncello and some really yummy desserts. The Amalfi Coast is world renowned and it is […]
Fun Day Trips from Italy’s Cities
Italy’s major cities get the most attention, but smaller cities around the country have some beautiful and unique places to explore. Some of our favorite spots in Italy were the ones we found off the beaten path. We took some day trips from Rome, Naples and Florence while we were in Italy and these were […]
Let’s Get Lost in Rome: Exploring the City by Metro
Rome is one of the most popular tourist destinations and with very good reason. It is a city filled with history at every corner. Explore the side streets and eat like a local. Not only is it an amazing experience it cuts down on the costs.