Not only the father of history but of anthropology, and one can equally (but not so forcefully) argue he is the father of all travel writers and vagabonds.
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.
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?
Illegal pictures in the Cistine Chapel
“No pictures, no cameras.” The guards shouted in the the Vatican’s Cistine Chapel where we all took pictures of Michelangelo’s masterpiece
Doing Rome on the Cheap and on the Fly
You can do Rome on the cheap. First, when you take a quick 3-day vacation to see a city, you should have these three goals.
The Vatican Museums – Three Paintings Out of Hundreds Not to Miss
When you are in Rome, whether it’s for a day or a week, one thing you have to do is visit the Vatican Museums and the Sistine Chapel.
Top Three European Christmas Destinations
Christmas in Europe is delightful, no matter where you go. The marriage of old world charm with unique traditions makes for a lovely holiday.
How to Not Have Bedbugs Eat You Alive
The nightmare of every traveler is to become afflicted by bedbugs. In recent years even some of the top hotels in the world have suffered infestations of these nasty little creatures.