Month: January 2014

10 reasons why Rome rocks

There are some pretty amazing cities in this great world of ours. But let’s face it, Rome is the best. If you don’t believe us, here are 10 reasons Rome rocks. 10. Beautiful piazzas The city is scattered with numerous beautiful piazzas. Piazza Navona has three impressive fountains and tons of street musicians and vendors …

Movies that’ll make you want to travel

One of the most life changing things a person can do in a lifetime is travel. Here are some movies that will not only convince you to travel, but motivate you to hop on the next international flight to Europe. 1. “Under the Tuscan Sun” (2003) [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oAqKidu8UT0&w=420&h=315] Set in the beautiful Tuscan region, this movie takes you into …

10 ways to fight jet lag

You’ve landed in a dream come true! Your eyes are sparkling with a sense of wonderment and overwhelming excitement. You just might pee yourself. And then you realize how exhausted you are. You, my friend, may be suffering from jet lag. What’s jet lag, you ask? Jet lag is when you confuse your body by …

Top 10 beaches in Europe

1. Positano, Italy Fall in love with the Amalfi Coast’s black sanded beaches and beautiful blue waters. Brightly colored, hillside buildings make this beach seem surreal. “Positano bites deep,” John Steinbeck wrote. Obviously the man knew what he was talking about. Many haven’t recovered. 2. Red Sand Beach, Santorini, Greece One of Santorini’s most famous …

Songs to free your spirit

Whether you’ve read the Beatnik classic “On the Road” or not, here’s a throwback playlist that’ll ignite your free spirit.  Press play for a perfect soundtrack to travel and search for “it” (whatever “it” is). Time of the season- The Zombies [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oc7b62El_fk&w=420&h=315] California Dreamin’-  Mamas and the Papas [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N-aK6JnyFmk&w=420&h=315] Mr. Tambourine Man- Bob Dylan [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OeP4FFr88SQ&w=420&h=315] …