Last time we were in Naples, we didn’t see much of the city–instead, we took the train to Pompeii. This time, armed with our Rick Steves guide, we stayed in town and wandered.
Cruise ships dock right by the Medieval City of Rhodes. On an island combining the rich cultures of both Greece and Turkey, the Medieval City showcases both worlds.
Paris is full of must-visit spots, and right up there is the Louvre, with its imposing glass pyramid and of course, the Mona Lisa. Then there’s the Arc de Triomphe, a bright, solid landmark in the center of a famous area and illuminated by the Champs–Élysées.
Of all the cities we visited in the Netherlands last spring, Haarlem was my favorite. I’m a city girl, but I fell for Haarlem’s small-town charm.
Unlike many cities I’ve been to (Paris and New York come to mind), Amsterdam doesn’t have a lot of big-ticket sights. Instead, we decided to get a feel for the culture and people of this lovely city.
The famous saying goes, “Rome wasn’t built in a day.” That may be true, but you can see some of its sights in only 24 hours.
Because Berlin is such a historically pivotal place, I had so much to learn about how it became the city that it is now, and about the Germany that used to be. There are so many museums, but here’s what we thought we couldn’t miss.
David and I spent three days in Berlin. Here’s our itinerary, with maps!