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(Video) A Journey Through Europe
From the glittering Eiffel Tower to the winding streets of Barcelona’s Gothic Quarter to the 92 scoops of gelato we ate, our 16-day trip through France, Spain, and Italy last September was full of unforgettable experiences. Here is a brief video montage Sam put together of our whirlwind trip through (some [...]
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Exploring Trastevere, Rome
By our third and final day in Rome, we were exhausted. We’d explored the Colosseum, climbed to the top of St. Peter’s Basilica, braved the mob to toss a coin in Trevi Fountain, and eaten our weight in Nutella gelato. We’d checked most of the “must-do” activities off our list [...]
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What I Wish I knew Before Traveling Italy by Train
Traveling Italy by train is an experience any globetrotter should have. Not only are trains an efficient method of transportation, but they also give travelers plenty of time to drool out the window at the gorgeous Italian countryside. While I typically view flying as a necessary evil, train travel is a throwback to [...]
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What to Expect when Attending the Opera in Rome
On any trip, Sam and I try to learn about the culture of a destination rather than simply checking off a list of must-see attractions. After all, one of the major benefits of travel is that it opens your mind to other cultural perspectives. We decided to embrace Italian culture [...]
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