December 9, 2017
Rome Travel Guide

All Roads Lead To Rome: An Anti-Travel Guide to the Eternal City

All Roads Lead To Rome Rome. Tourists are bouncing their suitcases over cobblestones. The Vespas are out in full force, buzzing down streets, living in a […]
November 28, 2017
Italian Breakfast Espresso

An Italian Breakfast: Croissant and Espresso

I walk in and see a handful of people at the bar and a couple of older folks sitting down at simple, IKEA-looking tables. On the […]
November 28, 2017
OBB Railjet Train Alps

Riding Austria’s ÖBB Railjet Train From Munich to Verona, Italy

The train is already waiting on the platform when I arrive at the Munich Hauptbahnhof on chilly November Monday morning. Today I’m taking the Österreichische Bundesbahnen […]
November 8, 2017
Italian Craft Beer Ma Che Siete Venuti A Fà

Italian Craft Beer at Rome’s Ma Che Siete Venuti A Fà

A guy with a Chicago Bulls hat on sits on a stool in the entrance to the bar, brimming with Italian craft beer. A woman in […]
December 30, 2016

Top 10 Travel Experiences of 2016

I’m sure nobody wants to hear this, but 2016 wasn’t all bad for me. At times it would be easy to sink into the growing collective […]
December 10, 2016

Empty Venice: Italy’s Endangered City Without People

What can I possibly say about Venice that hasn’t already been said? It’s the City of Water, of Masks, of Canals, of Bridges, or “La Dominante” and […]