Travel on the Side

Venice is, of course, a classic Italy “must do.” As it should be! However, if you have more time in the area, I recommend taking a tour of the nearby islands...

Rome, the eternal city. Can it be done in a day? Of course you won’t be able to take a deep dive, but you can devote yourself to a couple major...

For those picture perfect postcard views of Florence, you need to go up! There are two vistas and two (wait, make that three!) towers/domes you will want to climb. So put...

No, I’m not saying that Florence is in a intermediate state. This past June, Limbo was the area where we resided–Piazza del Limbo to be more specific. What I love about...

Whether you’re visiting Florence in the heat of summer or the coolness of winter, a daily break (or two or three!) for gelato is a must do. But don’t just head...

The weather in Wisconsin took a sudden turn this past week. It is definitely fall now! This morning, I woke up to 33F. Although everything has taken an autumnal look and...

All good things must come to end, and so it goes with this cruise. But…long story, short: It was great! I posted this review to CruiseCritic to thank members for the...

We woke up docked in Basseterre, Saint Kitts. Fun fact: Saint Kitts and Nevis is the smallest independent country in the western hemisphere (in both population and geography). It’s home to...

Wisconsin is a great place in the spring, summer, and fall. But winter? You can keep it. For December, we decided to book a Caribbean cruise for some sun n’ fun–if...

I could eat my way through Montreal…in fact, I did! We didn’t have a bad meal there. A lot of people I know make lists of restaurants they want to try...