Martedì Grasso

Martedì Grasso

This year Mardi Gras falls the day before Valentine’s Day. That means observant Italians will be torn between eating chocolate and aphrodisiac foods with their significant other, and rubbing ashes on their forehead  in self-examination, prayer and repentance....
What to pack for Italy

What to pack for Italy

Traveling to Italy is an experience that combines romance, history, and culture all in a tiny package. With so much to see and taste, the last thing you want while you’re there is to be weighed down by a poorly packed, heavy bag. Your final Italy packing checklist...
Travel goals 2018: Rome

Travel goals 2018: Rome

In case Rome is not in your list of 2018 travel goals, you should probably think again. Rome can be visited any time of year. If you’re not bound by school/work calendars, consider traveling to Rome out of season. Less crowds, more affordable rates and milder...