Monthly Archives: September 2013

The Italy Traveler: 2 Days in Rome for the first-timers

Two days in Rome isn’t much time.  In fact, two weeks in Rome, the Eternal City that was once the center of the universe, is not enough time to discover Rome’s treasures and its romance. But a typical tourist can do a reasonable job in two days, hitting the highlights: The Vatican, the Colosseum, the […]

Italy, Pre-trip Inspirations – Guidebooks

So you’re planning a trip to Italy and you want to be prepared. We all know that the fun starts when the planning starts. It’s the time when your imagination paints pictures: Of yesterday’s ruins where history began and of today’s hilltop hamlets that refuse to relinquish their connection to the past. You’re going to […]