Best Offbeat Destinations to Celebrate Carnaval

Dodging the obvious and well-publicised celebrations in Rio, New Orleans, and Venice, these are some of the best offbeat destinations to celebrate Carnaval.

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… And the Memories of Rome Came to Me In a Flood

How an employee at the Ajuda Palace helped me have a moment of clarity and brought back all my memories of Rome.

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My Best Memory of Rome is Florence: a Love/Hate Relationship

When I visited Rome in the Spring of 2013 I was disappointed. The tourists, the weather, not having the energy to visit all the way I wanted. My timing was off.

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