Why You Should Visit Ferrara with a Local

Ferrara, Italy might not be on your radar, but it should be. It’s a city in Emilia-Romagna about 50km north of Bologna, easily accessible by train from both Venice and Florence. Initially when we were planning our three-week vacation in Italy, we didn’t even think about traveling to Ferrara. But, when our friend, Agata asked us, “Why don’t you come … Read More

Zen Trastevere: A Cozy B&B in Rome

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Wide-eyed, I peered out the window from the back seat. We zipped through the city from Roma Termini down cobblestone roads that discernibly contrasted the modern luxury shops lining the streets. Our taxi driver veered off course down narrow alleyways with sharp-angled turns, presumably to avoid traffic. My first glimpses of Rome were seemingly a blur. Before long, we had … Read More

An Underground Tour of Rome: Crypts and Catacombs

Roaming the streets of Rome is only exploring the tip of the iceberg. There are layers built upon layers spanning thousands of years from the beginnings of the ancient Roman civilization. When you visit Rome and take a stroll around the streets, there’s a great deal of history beneath where you’re walking, too. One of my favorite parts of visiting … Read More

Amalfi Coast Adventures with Lovely Amalfi Coast Tours

We spent our day traveling around the Amalfi Coast, and it was certainly one of our most memorable travel adventures. Justin and I booked a tour with Lovely Amalfi Coast Tours. There are a number of tours in this region featured on their website, which cater to guests staying in the region or traveling from cruise ships. We had researched … Read More

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