September 2017

Traveling by Train in Rome, Naples, and Sorrento

Public transportation around Rome and Naples is an interesting experience. Obviously, being in any new country can be stressful and eye-opening; as a result, I wanted to share my observations and insights (from my trip in 2017) about the Termini Station in Rome, the Campania Express and Circumvesuviana trains in Naples, and bus options from Sorrento to Naples…

The Best Things to See and Do in Paris

My Favorite Things to Do in Paris Heading to Paris? Lucky you! Paris is a beautiful and lively city and should be on everyone’s list of places to visit. While there is so much to see and experience here, these are my favorite activities to take part in while touring this incredible, historic city…

Essential Tips for Visiting the Vatican Museums

The Vatican Museums Viale Vaticano, 00165 Rome GRADING Overall Score: A Cost: € 16 for adults, € 8 children 6- 18, plus € 4 online booking fee, check their website if you’re traveling with groups or want to book a tour/audiotour Fun Potential: C (incredibly educational, but I wouldn’t categorize the museums as ‘fun’) Hours: Generally Monday – Saturday 9am-6pm (last entry at 4pm), the last Sunday of the month (free tickets) 9am-2pm (last entry at 12:30pm), closed all other Sundays, click here for the complete 2017 calendar. Recommended?: Yes A trip to…

Top Sleep Tips for Travelers

How to Sleep when Away from Home Ever try to sleep on a plane? We’ve all tried, but only a small percentage of us are actually successful. Sleeping away from home, no matter the place, can often bring about a restless night. Different bed, different pillows, different atmosphere. It all affects us. So how do travelers manage to get a good night’s sleep? They’ve become professionals at getting to know their sleep habits and preferences, all while learning how to create the right atmosphere for sleep. Here are some of my favorite sleep tips…