A teenager’s trip to Rome

Rome Colosseum I’ve been involved in planning a trip to Italy with a focus on Rome and Venice. The grandson of a good friend of mine is coming along. He is in 7th Grade and just entered his teens. So, this trip is going to be filled with monuments of wonder for a 13-year-old....

The best ice cream in Venice

Italy is renown for its gelato and Venice is one of the gelato centers of the country. For years guidebooks have proclaimed this gelateria or that one the best in the city. Truth be told, they are all mighty good. OK, almost all ice cream on a hot day is good, but...