Last week I checked into the Westchester Marriott for a quick one night stay. I’ve never stayed in the area and business plans changed in the day causing me to check in later than I would have liked, 8:30 PM. I had traveled all day. Waking up at 3:30 AM to catch a 5:50 AM … More Touchscreen Elevators
Our trip to Italy was focused on visiting Florence. My wife and I are celebrating our fifth wedding anniversary. We do something a little special every year, go through the alphabet each year. For example, our honeymoon we went to A-Aruba; B-Boston; C-Castries, St. Lucia; D-Dahlonega, GA; E-Emeryville, CA; F-Florence, Italy. We make up the … More Florence or Firenze
When visiting Italy, there are a few landmarks that everyone knows and want to visit. But when you’re planning your visit to Pisa and the main landmark of the Leaning Tower, how many days or hours do you set aside? Having been several friends and family who have been all shared their recommendations of how … More Pisa, is it worth the stop?
Knowing that I had scheduled 40 hours in Rome, I needed to find a tour that would hit most of the highlights and tourist spots in a short time. I looked at several sites; viator.com, romedark.com, walksofitaly.com and realrometours.com. I chose the last one Real Rome Tours since they had a package of what I … More Rome in a Day Tour
A coworker of mine had made the trip over to Rome a few months before me. She found out I was going to Rome and was determined that I go to this same restaurant she had been. So much that she pulled out her phone sent a text to the manager of the place saying … More RJ Numbs – Rome in 40 hours
When planning my trip to Florence I had to make a choice, what airport in Italy do I want to land from the States? Being that my home airport is Atlanta (ATL) there is a direct red-eye flight into Roma (FCO). Now, do I want to connect flight up near Florence or do I jump … More Roma in 40 hours
The airlines have changed how they select upgrades to their first and premium economy cabins this year and will probably continue to do that in the years to come. That being said, today I was upgraded to Delta Comfort+! I travel about 1 flight (I’ll call it a regional flight 400-600miles) a month for work. … More Conquer the Armrest