How to avoid predatory ATM fees while traveling.
12 Great Gifts for Practical Travelers
Tips for packing carry on luggage only for any length trip.
Rome, Italy: Tips for Visiting St. Peter’s Basilica and for Climbing to the Top the Dome
What it’s like to spend 3 days in a sleeper compartment on a train from Los Angeles to Washington DC.
Tips for planning a trip to Paris; transportation, museum passes, dining, markets and more.
Update 2018:In 2017 the government implemented new rules regarding visits to Machu Picchu. The new rules include timed entrances (morning/afternoon shifts), no re-entry without a new ticket, visitors are required to have a licensed guide, and specific circuits to follow. From what I can tell from a little Google research, not all these new rules…
In October 2013 my mother and I spent nine days in the Puglia and Basilicata regions of southern Italy. Before I left, whenever I told people where I was going, the response I got was “Oooh, you’re going to Italy? Where?“, My answer, “Puglia”, usually evoked quizzical looks, fully expecting my answer to be “Tuscany”…