Going around the world hasn’t always been as easy as it is today. In fact, the great explorers of the past often suffered great hardships to see distant lands. One such extraordinary vagabond was Marco Polo.
Vagobond Travel Museum – A European Wander
Much to my surprise, what I had thought would be a sort of never ending, round the world holiday, had suddenly become mired down in love –
Book Review: A Month of Italy – Rediscovering the Art of Vacation
there is much more to this book than the adventures and misadventures of an American family in Italy – instead, this book is about finding the balance in our lives between work and play – it is about the importance of taking the time to really live – and it is filled with powerful messages that every stressed out CEO or entrepreneur needs to read
My Favorite Travel Adventures of 2011 – Flashback to A Wonderful Year of Travel
2011 was a great year for me in terms of travel, family, and work. While there were a huge number of experiences to choose from, here are my top ten favorite adventures that came from this incredible year.
Rome, Italy – Hostels and Boutique Hotels
Rome is filled with dumpy hostels and dive hotels – here are some of the best and a few of the worst.
Memory and Travel – Reflections on Bergamo and kindness to strangers
Travel and memory don’t always work together.
Italian Witch Hunting in Naples
Like Salem is to America, the city Naples is home to a rich and mysterious history of magic and witchcraft, or as it is called in Italian, stregheria.
Photo Essay: The Beauty of Doors
We all wonder just what is on the other side of the door and sometimes it’s even more wonderful than we imagine.
Yodeling Vagabond in the Alps – Tour of Mont Blanc
The price for a cot was unfit for the vagabonds who they purported to attract, so I slept on a bench in a little hut by the train tracks on my ragged blue mat.
The Egyptian Obelisk in Rome
The Roman Obelisk I love that there are Egyptian Obelisks in Rome, London, Istanbul, and Paris – this is the Roman one…anyone seen any others out there?