When In Rome

“Do as the Romans do.” – St. Ambrose   And what Romans and all Italians do so well is embrace life to the fullest. You can get a taste of “la dolce vita”, or the sweet life in Rome by … Continue reading

T’s Time: Time is of the Essence

We’re all busy but if you want ensure that you don’t need a vacation from your Italy vacation then follow my advice and give yourself plenty of time to enjoy the sights and sounds of Italy, especially the Eternal City … Continue reading

Avoiding The “Hello I am a Tourist” Trap

“Oh Yeah, and you blend.” – Mona Lisa Vito in “My Cousin Vinny”   Try as hard as they may, both characters of Mona Lisa Vito and Vincent Gambini in the 1992 Comedy, “My Cousin Vinny” just don’t fit in. … Continue reading

Maratea, The Other Almafi Coast

Maratea is the place to be if you’ve already been to the Amalfi Coast, or if you love the idea of a quieter, but just as beautiful oceanfront experience. This area is located along only one of two stretches of … Continue reading


Florence is one of those cities in which one could spend their entire Italian holiday. It’s that beautiful. And it’s that significant when it comes to the list of major attractions that have captivated tourists, art lovers, and people of … Continue reading