How I fell in love with Florence

Sevilla, Spain will always fill the biggest space in my heart. But Florence came close to giving Sevilla a run for its money. Our time there was pitifully short, giving us only a taste of what the amazing city has to offer. But what a we did taste was so good, I think everyone on…

The downside of Rome

I’ve heard horror stories about tourists and even experienced travelers getting scammed in Europe, but to this point, the scams I’ve experienced have been identifiable and therefore harmless. But Rome is an exception. On the train ride from our Contiki campsite to the Colosseum, two of my friends caught pickpocketers attempting to get into their…