Train Travel to Florence

Traveling via train in Italy is an absolute blessing and the fact that there are so many high speed trains that connect the different cities throughout Italy is a real treat. Clean, modern, and fast, these trains can have you on the other side of the country in a matter of hours. And since they’re … More Train Travel to Florence

Marriott Marquis San Francisco – Review

Located a few blocks from Union Square, this hotel hits all the spots in terms of location.  However, due to the current Covid climate, it was impossible to get a feel for how the hotel would operate under normal circumstances.  Either due to San Francisco ordinances requiring vaccination proof in eateries or areas where people … More Marriott Marquis San Francisco – Review

Rhodes Island

The island of Rhodes is located in the southern portion of the Aegean and is actually much closer to Turkey than mainland Greece.  It’s a relatively large island compared to the other islands in the Aegean but still small enough to comfortably explore in a few days.  About an hour flight from Athens, Rhodes is … More Rhodes Island

Panathenaic Stadium

This has to be one of the coolest places that I visited in Athens (aside from the Acropolis) because it was completely unexpected and right up my alley in terms of visiting sports related sites. This is where the marathon ended during the 2004 Athens Olympics and the entire arena has been refurbished. It’s stunning … More Panathenaic Stadium

Athens Combo Ticket

When you visit Athens, you’re obviously going to want to visit the Acropolis to see the Parthenon and walk around the historical site. However, you’ll have the option of just paying for a ticket to the Acropolis for 20 Euros However, you’ll have the option of having access to 6 other sites (7 in total) … More Athens Combo Ticket