Italy

The Beehive, A Home Away From Home in Rome

June 5, 2012
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Two years ago, I read about a charming little budget hotel in Rome called the Beehive on a hotel review site called DarnGoodDigs.com. I knew that when I finally visited Rome, that is where I would stay. Fast-forward to 2012, and I booked three nights at the Beehive in May to bookend my cruise. Shortly […]

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Battling the Crowds at the Trevi Fountain

May 29, 2012
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I had read the advice online ahead of time: Go late at night or in the early morning hours to enjoy the Fountain without all the tourists, other travelers said. Otherwise, it’s a mob scene. I didn’t heed their advice. What a mistake. Of course, it’s not like I had a lot of choice. I […]

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