Tag Archives: Rome

Reverse Itinerary: Rome (Part 2)

Here’s my “reverse” itinerary for Rome–not what I planned on doing, but what I actually did! (This is Part 2. Part 1 is here.) Thursday, Nov. 21st, Day Four: I woke up on this Thursday ready to see some ancient sites. My plan of action was to wander around ruins until I literally couldn’t walk […]

Reverse Itinerary: Rome (Part 1)

Here’s my “reverse” itinerary for Rome–not what I planned on doing, but what I actually did! (Part two is here.) Six days in Rome in November was awesome from a low-crowd perspective, but a little rough from a cold and wet weather perspective. Still, I had such a good time, and feel like I really […]

10 Things I’ve Learned

It’s been a busy 22 days since I left America the Beautiful, and in honor of Thanksgiving and the sense of self-reflection it always inspires–here’s are 10 things I have learned about myself and the world around me in the past few weeks. 1. I need to pay attention to my protein and caffeine levels. […]

FINAL COUNTDOWN: 17 Days

I’m getting within spitting distance of my Austrian Adventure (dun-dun-DAH!), and I’m not totally sure that it’s sinking in. I was proud of myself for not being overly anxious, but then I started having dreams in which I try to order coffee, but when I say, “eine Tasse Kaffee, bitte,” the lady at the counter gives me […]

Ten Things: Rome

This is the fourth in a series of entries, in which I list ten things I want to see or do in various European cities. These lists are not meant to be inclusive or ranked, just a sampling of things I am looking forward to! Check out my lists for Vienna, Copenhagen, and London.  (All images […]

Travel Safe, Travel Cheap: Picking a Hostel

So, I just finished booking the hostels where I will be staying during my trips to London and Rome in November. I have stayed in 15+ hostels across the UK and Europe (and one in NYC!) in the last couple of years, and I have sort of gotten my selection process down to a science. […]