They say, "Rome wasn't built in a day." That's putting it mildly. According to legend, the city of Rome goes back to a time thousands of years ago, when Remus and Romulus, twin sons of Mars, were raised by a wolf. Romulus made his home on what is now called Palatine Hill. . . Read article...

There are more than 800 species of birds living here, in every habitat from the beaches to the rainforest to the mountains. Here are 5 of the most exotic and beautiful birds of Costa Rica that are well worth traveling to see. Read article...
Cathedral Duomo - Siena Italy

When you visit Siena, Italy, you will visit the Duomo of Siena. That is a given. If you don't, you will probably be the...

When you're talking about visiting Venice, it's tempting to focus on its world famous canals. It's easy to understand why. Just one gondola ride down the Grand Canal has enough historic star power for a lifetime. But no trip to Venice is truly complete without a visit to the tiny and beautiful lagoon islands... Read article...

Rome is terrific, but what if you're in denial about being a tourist in Rome? What if you just want to get away from the crowds, if only in your head, and go for a stroll? Here's a list of 5 things to see and do in Rome that aren't too touristy - or at least you can do them in an un-touristy way... Read article...

You hear a soft chuckle and the swish of a cloak from a dark Venetian alley. A strange inhuman face appears in the light of a streetlamp, and a chill of fear cascades down your spine. Then you realize it's just a partier in a mask... Read article...

As a frequent traveler, I've made just about all the mistakes a traveler can make. I've taken too much luggage and I've taken too little. I've been pickpocketed because of my own stupidity, and even been stuck in a 3rd world country without a passport or money. However, I've learned from my mistakes. Spare yourself some of the traveler's learning curve while I share with you my 3 favorite travel accessories.

Why a timeshare instead of a hotel? First, a timeshare rental is often up to 50% cheaper than a hotel, on a per person basis. So, immediately you'll notice that it's a great deal for any budget-minded traveler, and in this day and age who isn't?
St. Peter's Basilica Travel Guide and Travel Information

As one of the world's most sacred sites and colossal architectural monuments, visiting St. Peter's Basilica is an awesome experience. It can also be an overwhelming one. What are the most unmissable sights? How do you find your way around? How do you navigate through the crowds of other visitors who flock here every day? . . . Read article...