How Pizza in Rome Will Entice You to Savor Perfection

Discover different types of pizza in Rome, Italy along with valuable life lessons that our wacky waiter taught beyond the Roman-style pizza he served.

Cacio e pepe pasta at La Villetta

4 Pasta Dishes You Have to Try in Rome

Each Italian region celebrates its own unique specialties and preserves its authenticity. In their purest form, the menu at a traditional Roman trattoria includes these four common pasta dishes that originated in Rome's region of Lazio.

Vatican City - museum courtyard

Travel Guide: Vatican City

The world's smallest country is also home to the Pope. However, not only Catholics make their pilgrimage to the Vatican, but people from around the…

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Vatican City – St Peter’s Basilica nave

Travel Tale: From Overload to Awe in Vatican City

Take a ride to the Vatican City through my story and photos taken during my family's experience.

How Florence Inspires a Higher Standard and ‘Slow Tourism’

From stunning architecture and sculpted masterpieces to some of the freshest regional food and wine, Florence is sure to delight your perspective alongside your tastebuds.…

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Florence, Italy: Currently Closed. Our Recent Visit Affirmed the Need for Sustainable Tourism.

Today the jewelry and souvenir shops lining the Ponte Vecchio—in medieval stalls once occupied by tanners, farmers, and butchers—are closed until further notice. For several…

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A Quick Taste of Geneva, Switzerland

First impressions influence perceptions, but even a short stay can give a sense of a place. During our stopover, we gained a brief feel for…

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Virtual Travel During Challenges

Virtual trips allow us to experience places that we may not be able to visit just yet, but may like to go someday; or perhaps…

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Barcelona: Spain or Catalonia?—When we unexpectedly met its complexity and conflict

Many may not even realize—I, one of limited knowledge, can only begin to understand—the layers of Barcelona’s complicated history within the region of Catalonia. Seeing…

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Valencia, Spain – Plaza del Ayuntamiento

Valencia: The Luster of Spain’s Third-Largest City Illuminated (Part 3 of 3): Quality + Balance

As my family’s Valencian soccer trip came to an end, we reflected that true prosperity flourishes in their balanced way of life. The people displayed…

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