Category: Rome

Gelato: A Love Story

Traveling is one of my favorite things; and while, yes, I travel for the eye-opening experiences, the memories, the incredible art & history and the all-around fun of adventure, I, most of all, travel for the food. It won’t be hard to imagine that Italy is my favorite country for all of these things, but …

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Our Travelers: Carson Coffey on London, Paris & Rome

Finding the time and means to travel may seem daunting, but with a little research it isn’t impossible. I sat down with Carson Coffey, a solo traveler who recently went on Ultimate Break’s London, Paris and Rome trip this past December. We chatted about her first trip abroad, her favorite moments and what she has planned …

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Tips on Tipping: Europe

The topic of tipping is enough to stir up minor anxiety when traveling to a new place.  While it’s commonplace for those of us from the States, the rules change by country, situation and region – confused yet? Don’t be. To avoid an awkward faux pas abroad, give these tips on tipping a look. Basic moolah tips …

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Where in the World is St. Valentine?

Queue self-deprecating, satirical Instagram accounts. It’s that time of year to bite the bullet and relent to social conformity for the Hallmark hell-hole known as Valentine’s Day. How did we come to this? Certainly, there must be more than greeting card companies behind the madness. And since this blog is about “travel stuff”, it begs the …

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5 Can’t-Miss European Destinations

By now, just about everyone has seen The New York Times’ incredible list of places to travel in 2016. If that doesn’t entice you to travel, I don’t know what will. Upon feeling inspired, we decided to give you our take on the matter. With New Year’s resolutions fresh in everyone’s mind and the height …

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ARE YOU NOT ENTERTAINED?? Travel Flick Picks: Rome

Is this not why you are here?? This week’s theme for cinematic adventures to inspire your wanderlust: Rome. RT = Rotten Tomatoes | IMDb = International Movie Database   Gladiator (2000), obviously. RT: 76%  |  IMDb: 8.5 This is such a no-brainer that it almost didn’t make the list. But it did make the list. Because …

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Taste of Italy: Pasta-Making Class

  When in Rome, do as the Romans do best: cook awesome food. It starts with crafting the dough for homemade pasta, and finishes with a delicious meal prepared by your own hands. Along the way, you’ll get to taste some of the finest olive oil and vinegar with a local food guide while learning …

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