Postcard from Genova

On a recent trip to Ligura, we stopped in Genova and explored the city. We were pleasantly surprised with what it had to offer but decided a two-night stay was sufficient. Genova played a leading role in the commercial trade in Europe during the 12th to 15th centuries and was one of the wealthiest cities. […]

Day Trip to Ostia

I knew if I ever returned to Rome, I wanted to visit Ostia Antica. Four years after my first visit, I was on a small train to Ostia. Ostia is a huge archeological site about 20 km southwest of Rome and is known for it’s beautiful frescoes, mosaics and the general amazing preservation of the […]