Driving in Ireland

Even the signs in Ireland can get complicated. Photo credit: M. Ciavardini

Share!Getting Around on the Wrong Side of the Road Driving on the right side of the car on the left side of the road turned out to be more challenging than I thought it would be on a recent trip…

A Hint of Home in Rome

A visit to McDonald's near the Spanish Steps in Rome: Fast food seems to get better the farther from home you are. Photo credit: M. Ciavardini

Share!Visiting McDonald’s near the Spanish Steps Because sometimes a traveler needs just a little taste of home and for an interaction to be a familiar—and easy—one, there is McDonald’s near the bottom of the Spanish Steps in Rome. Maybe it’s…

How Would You Draw It?

Capture Notre Dame Cathedral--and possibly a spectral presence--in just the right light. Photo credit: V. Laino

Share!Art Tourism at Notre Dame Cathedral As if anyone ever needed an excuse to linger on the Île de la Cité in Paris, sticking around and drawing, or painting, or photographing Notre Dame Cathedral would be a good reason. So…