Planning A Trip To Italy

Planning A Trip To Italy

Some links in this post may give this blog a minute commission at no cost to you. Trip planning for Italy revolves around the time of year you'll be visiting and where you would like to visit. I'm planning on spending most of my month in Sicily, an island in the very...

Things To Do In Rome Off The Beaten Path, From A Local!

Things To Do In Rome Off The Beaten Path, From A Local!

Some links in this post may give a small commission at no additional cost to you. Getting off the beaten path in a very touristed city like Rome can be tricky. Of course, I want to see all the famous sights, but I also want to see neat local places not necessarily in...

Best Travel Gifts for Men and Women

Best Travel Gifts for Men and Women

Are you trying to conceive of the perfect travel gift for your friend, husband, wife, girlfriend or boyfriend, or family member? As a traveler myself (extensive foreign travel), I've got travel gift ideas in all price ranges for your giftee whether they prefer useful...

Where Can I Fly My Drone In The United States?

Where Can I Fly My Drone In The United States?

United States Drone Flying Regulations for Hobbyists Rules for flying drones depend on who manages the land. The USA has federal, state, and local governments. Local governments include counties and cities. If you haven't bought a drone before, click here for tips on...

How to Pack Carry On Only for a Long Trip

I travel carry on only whenever possible for a variety of reasons, like saving time at the airport, not risking lost baggage, and not paying baggage fees. Here is advice I've given to friends and I'm happy to pass on to you. The more you travel the more you'll pick up...

How to Find Cheap Flights at Amazing Prices

How to Find Cheap Flights at Amazing Prices

Do you wonder how I get cheap airline tickets roundtrip from Northern California to Rome for $300 or to Bangkok for $400? Here are my methods, which aren't secret and don't involve credit cards points or anything else complicated. Also, I book directly on the...

6 Week Spain Itinerary for Road Trip

I enjoyed everywhere I visited in Spain, but a few places definitely stand out to me. Deciding where to go in Spain is difficult simply because there are so many great places! My complete 6-week road trip route is in this post, but if you have less time here for the...

Let’s Watch the Total Solar Eclipse 2019!

Let’s Watch the Total Solar Eclipse 2019!

I've heard of eclipses all my life-- lunar eclipse, solar eclipse, partial eclipse, total eclipse. I never thought much of them. Then, I watched the 2017 total solar eclipse from the center line. I was in total twilight for over two minutes, and it was amazing! Now...