Why you should visit the Vatican Museum

Why you should visit the Vatican Museum

The Vatican Museum!  Rome has so many amazing sites to visit but one of the most asked for tours when booking an Italian vacation with Life is Better Traveling is the Vatican Museum.  The Vatican museum has an incredible collection showcasing painting, sculpture, frescoes, tapestries and classical antiquities including Roman, Greek and Egyptian.  This huge
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Flying with kids can be stressful!

Flying with kids can be stressful!

Flying with kids can be stressful! Here are 5 tips on how to keep your sanity when taking kids on a plane trip Having two little ones myself I find that my anxiety for flying increases a few days before the flight.  It is not because I am afraid to fly but how will my
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Why NOT to arrive on-time for your next cruise…

Why NOT to arrive on-time for your next cruise…

Don’t get on your cruise too early you might run into this… When it comes to traveling we try our best to get to the airport, the port of embarkation, or the car rental place before our scheduled time.  Now when it comes to your flights I always suggest you be there on-time. In fact,
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This Ancient Italian City is Worth the Visit

This Ancient Italian City is Worth the Visit

Pompeii, Italy should be on the list of 100 places to see before you die.  If you ever take a Mediterranean cruise this is always one of the optional tours or included as a portion of one of the optional tour.  Pompeii is very close to Naples.  To get there by bus it usually takes
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When in Rome…

When in Rome…

If you ever find yourself in Rome, I highly recommend seeing the Roman Forum One of my favorite tours in Italy was that of the Roman Forum in Rome, Italy.  It is a sprawling mass of ruins, that once was the center of ancient Rome, with temples, courts, markets, and government buildings in full swing
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Beware of booking online…

Beware of booking online…

Beware of Booking Travel Online.  Read the fine print. I recently had a friend ask me what to do when she needed to change their flight that they booked through one of these large travel booking engines or in the travel business what we call an Online Travel Agency (OTA).  The problem was that the
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Tulips in Amsterdam

Tulips in Amsterdam

What an amazing site to see, tulips in all colors carefully landscaped to look like it is a river of tulips.  Not many people know about the amazing Tulips that bloom every time this year in the Netherlands.  If you love flowers, then I highly recommend that you make a trip to see the tulips
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This “Chilling” experience you can do in Scotland…

This “Chilling” experience you can do in Scotland…

Touring a Close in Scotland is an Experience that you will find Chilling… Subscriber,  do you know what a “close” is?  This is a very simple term that the Scottish people use for alleyway or Side Street.  As there are many “close” in Edinburgh especially along the Royal Mile, one of the most famous closes
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I LOVE the Crayola Experience!

This is a great place for kids of all ages, even those 83 year old kids? I can’t believe that I have not written an article about the Crayola Experience sooner! About two years ago we took the kids to the Crayola Experience in Easton, Pennsylvania as an easy trip from my parents’ house. We
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We went looking for Dracula but instead fell in love with Bucharest, Romania…

We went looking for Dracula but instead fell in love with Bucharest, Romania…

We went looking for Dracula but instead fell in love with Romania… Yes, believe it or not I had spent an entire week in Romania traveling around the country with a guide in his very tiny vehicle, while enjoying the country of Romania.  How did I come about taking this journey through Romania?  One word…Dracula! 
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