When you think of visiting Italy, Rome, Florence, Venice and Naples all come to mind. But there is a beautiful small town on the cliffs overlooking the Bay of Naples that is worth a visit, Sorrento. The area around Sorrento … (read more)


It was August 24, 79 AD. Just an ordinary day in the Roman city of Pompeii. Suddenly, nearby Mount Vesuvius blows its top preserving this city and all its residents as if freezing time. Reading about Pompeii in school, I … (read more)


Off the coast of Sorrento, in the Tyrrhenian Sea in the southern part of Italy’s Gulf of Naples, is the island of Capri. Capri has long been a holiday spot for the rich and famous. It was once a part … (read more)

A Day In Rome

The Eternal City, Rome. Founded in 753 BC, this was the center of civilization. We arrived in Civitavecchia on our cruise ship. We were up early and were the first off the ship. We took a cab and train into … (read more)