July 2017

Touring the Roman Forum

The Roman Forum Located on Via della Salara Vecchia, near the intersection of Via dei Fori Imperiali and Via Cavour, in Rome. GRADING Overall Score: A Cost: € 12 for adults, free for children under 18, plus € 2 online booking fee (Reduced price of € 7.50 is only for EU residents aged 18-25) On the first Sunday of the month, admission is free for visitors during ordinary opening hours. Price includes admission to Roman Forum, Palatine Hill, and the Colosseum. Ticket is valid for 2 days. Click here for more ticket information Fun Potential: C (children and in fact, some…

7 Health Benefits of Kayaking

If love spending time outdoors like me, then chances are, you’ve been kayaking. After all, what’s not to love about maneuvering your own lightweight kayak into tight sea caves, being able to get closer to sea life, and escape the noise on land for the quiet on the water? Not only is it a fun activity, but it’s also a great family activity…

Italy’s Amazing Amalfi Coast

    If you’re looking for sun and relaxation while in Italy, you can surely find it on the Amalfi Coast. The Amalfi Coast and its idyllic towns of Ravello, Amalfi, and Positano, are located on the southern side of the Sorrento Peninsula, in southern Italy. Listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1997, the Amalfi Coast has some of the most spectacular scenery in Europe. Here you’ll find colorful buildings perched on cliffs, winding roads, and deep blue seas; and all of this is just a few hours from Rome…

Visiting the Roman Colosseum

Visiting Rome? If so, be sure to visit the world-famous Roman Colosseum! Experience the grandeur of Rome at the height of its power, and admire the huge, complex construction for such a structure built almost 2,000 years ago. I recommend taking a guided tour through the Colosseum so that you understand its history and understand what you see on your walk through.  Here’s some more information on what you can expect when visiting the ancient amphitheater. Be sure to scroll to the bottom for more tips…