The Magnificent Monte Carlo of Monaco (Part I)

Home to the rich and famous, sleek and elegant Monte Carlo romantically sits on the northern shore of the Mediterranean, continuously enticing tourists to visit from around the world. Before my first visit to Monte Carlo I always wondered if the stories were true:  oversized yachts owned by multimillionaires and even billionaires occupying prime harbor [...]

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Why are the Street Performers of Las Ramblas Special?

Las Ramblas (La Rambla) is the most famous street in Barcelona, Spain.  This 1.2 kilometer, tree-lined artery is an absolute delight to locals and tourists. Some of the city’s best cafes, restaurants and hotels can be found in and around Las Ramblas. The street also houses some quaint shops that can easily tempt tourists into [...]

By | 2017-02-28T15:41:37+00:00 September 30th, 2013|2 Comments

Exploring the Mysterious Ruins of Pompeii

The Ancient Roman Wall of Pompei The Ruins of Pompeii is one of the most important archaeological sites in the world today. Together with Herculaneum, the Pompeii excavation site provides the contemporary society a comprehensive look of how an ancient Roman society functioned. This is the rare gift that Pompeii offers to travelers; [...]

By | 2017-02-28T15:41:37+00:00 September 29th, 2013|1 Comment