The Incredible Villa Borghese

The incredible Villa Borghese What a beautiful day we picked to visit the Villa Borghese!  We came here after the very busy morning at the Vatican Museum and considering how many people were at the Vatican and the Museum, the almost tranquil atmosphere at the park and the Villa was so very welcome.   Click here …

Trevi Fountain and the Spanish Steps

Trevi Fountain So the day before we came here with beautiful water flowing from the fountain, we stumbled upon it while it was being cleaned.  Alas, no water. We were a bit disappointed but understood that something this beautiful must be maintained.  However the next day after we saw the Pantheon, we found that the …

You must see the Pantheon

The Roman Pantheon After leaving the Tiber River area, we walked, and I recommend walking.  Trying to drive there is a nightmare and really unnecessary if you are going to sites throughout Rome.  The train system is good as well and the buses, but walk if you can.  It feels good to walk after sitting …

Herculaneum? Just as awesome as Pompeii.. maybe even a bit more awesome…

Ercolano What a gloriously sunny and hot day to venture to Herculaneum.  We decided to see Herculaneum instead of Pompeii.  Why?  Well, while Pompeii is synonymous with Italy and Mount Vesuvius, Herculaneum, I had never heard of until Whitney told me about it.  Originally our plans were to go to Vesuvius and then Herculaneum.  It …

The beautiful…Polignano A Mare

Polignano A Mare Talk about gorgeous.  Wow!  Words did leave us at times.  The Adriatic Sea is incredibly beautiful and Polignano A Mare is just beautiful.  When Whitney showed me where we would be staying I fell in love, but I admit the drive to get there and the little adventure on the ricksha was …