4 Things You Can’t Miss on Your First Visit to Jacksonville

The following article was originally published on awesometravelling.com on 4/6/18. With its oceanside location and exciting attractions, it’s no surprise that Jacksonville is a top Florida destination. If you’re heading to this city in the First Coast region for the first time, be sure to add these attractions to your itinerary. Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens […]

4 Cheap Things to Do in Tucson

The following article was originally published on awesometravelling.com on 4/6/18. Whether you’re passing through for a night or spending your entire holiday in one spot, Tucson has plenty of entertainment and attractions to keep you busy, especially if you’re traveling on a budget. With affordable activities and other low-cost options, you won’t break the bank […]

The Best Things to Do in Monterey, California

The following article was originally published on backpackingworldwide.com. The central coast of California is a beautiful place to visit and is one of my favorite places to enjoy the Californian sun. Monterey is one of your best bets for a great time on the central coast, and I enjoy visiting as often as I can. I have […]

Winter Activities Near O’Hare International Airport

The following article was originally published on openroadbeforeme.com by Nathan Anderson on 12/18/17. Chicago is famous for many things, from its sports teams and stadiums to the blustery weather, which has earned it the moniker of The Windy City. It is the home of the deep dish pizza and the Sears Tower and was the […]

Where to Stay, and What to See in Washington DC

The following article was published on calculatedtraveller.com by Mary Chong on 12/18/17. Where to Stay, and What to See in Washington DC When visiting the U.S. Capitol, you must include the national monuments and museums on your to-do list. Here are some suggestions of where to stay and what to see in Washington, D.C. Alexandria, […]

When It’s Great to be a Woman in Italy

Yes, there might be sexism in Italy — even up to the highest levels of government. Yes, it might be so bad that primetime news shows routinely show half-naked women, that the country lags behind in every statistic from the gender gap in wages to the number of female politicians, and that a million women […]

Hidden Underground, an Ornate, 2,000-Year-Old Sepulchre

I’ve done a lot of cool things in Rome — but visiting the Columbarium of Pomponio Hylas is one of the coolest. And it’s one of Rome’s best-kept secrets. First off, let’s debunk the idea that Christians were the only ones who got neat underground burial chambers in Rome. In fact, the practice of interring […]

An Empress’s House Opens… Only Through March

Rome’s just unveiling all kinds of incredible ancient sites. Case in point: the House of Livia — a gloriously-frescoed, 2,000-year-old structure thought to belong to Emperor Augustus’ wife. After being closed to the public for years, then open on Saturday mornings only last fall, it’s reopened this month. But go quickly. Because, so far, it’s […]