Rome was our home base in Italy for five days. From Rome we decided to travel south to Naples as we call it in the U.S. However if you want to navigate the train system in Italy it is helpful to know the names of the cities, not just the U.S. version. To get to […]
While there is plenty of activities to keep any visitor busy in London we wanted to see some of the sights outside of the city center. So we picked a few sights that would be easy London day trips.
An opportunity to purchase inexpensive non-stop flights sealed the deal for our trip to London. Since this trip wasn’t planned that far in advance we didn’t plan on any particular activities until we arrived. We planned on taking public transportation for this trip and possibly renting a car for day trips. First things first how […]
We love history and yes, we’re a bit obsessed about the story of Spartacus and his army . Watched all the Spartacus and Gladiator movies. The Starz show was one of our favorite shows. If you’re looking to take a DIY tour of where Spartacus once walked you’ll need to go off the beaten path.
I love cats. If you’re on this page you probably do too. On our visit to Italy we met dozens of kitties and took photos of them along the way. We met our first Italian felines at Torre Argentina Cat Sanctuary in Rome. If you are in the area stop by to see this amazing place. In […]
If you need a break from all of the tourists in Rome the village of Tivoli is a short train ride and feels like a world away. As a side trip from Rome we took the local train to Tivoli. It so happened there was a metro strike the morning we planned on heading to […]