Visiting Rome is always a history lesson. But many people — even Romans — don’t know that Rome played a small part in the history of NASA and the first moon landing.Read More »NASA History in Rome: The Birthplace of Michael Collins
Rome’s grand, historic fountains look awfully inviting after a hot day of sightseeing. But you absolutely, positively should not try to cool off in one of them.Read More »7 Fountains in Rome That You Definitely Should Not Cool Off In
Leonardo da Vinci, the original Renaissance Man, was born in Italy more than 500 years ago. Yet despite being one of the best known of Italian names, following his trail in Italy is not so simple.Read More »Leonardo da Vinci: Where to See His Works in Italy
Rome has been written about so many times that we’ve all seen variations on the cliché phrase “Rome wasn’t built in a day.” It got me thinking — how long did it take to build Rome, anyhow?Read More »Rome Wasn’t Built In a Day. So How Long Did It Take?
Agnone, a small mountain town in the Molise region, is the kind of town you would miss if you were not looking for it.Read More »Of Bells and Believers in Agnone, Molise