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Discovering Naples underground with Napoli Sotterranea

Discovering Naples underground with Napoli Sotterranea

While it might seem hard to believe, today’s bustling city of Naples stands above ancient tunnels, aqueducts and other Roman ruins that most people don’t even know about.  Recent discoveries and excavations have created a perfect way to see the Naples underground and literally step into the past. From the Napoli Sotterranea and the Basilica San Lorenzo Maggiore to …

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Why do people visit museums

Why do people visit museums

As someone who loves history and learning about the past, museums are a regular stop on my travels. I naturally assumed everyone does the same until a recent conversation with someone who felt differently. It made me stop and wonder exactly why do people visit museums.

A visit to the British Museum in London

A visit to the British Museum in London

The British Museum ranks as one of the oldest museums in the world, dating back to 1753. It probably won’t surprise you to learn that it was very high on my list of places to see in London. Let me tell you, I was like a kid going to Disney!

The ROM: Toronto’s Royal Ontario Museum

The ROM: Toronto’s Royal Ontario Museum

It’s no secret that I love museums and visit them when I travel. Luckily, I also have a great one right here at home. Toronto’s Royal Ontario Museum, known as the ROM, is a pretty spectacular place.  Most recently, I…

Why Havana is worth a visit

Why Havana is worth a visit

In Havana you can discover the glory of the Spanish Conquistadors, its revoutionary past and friendly people. Visit Cuba’s capital for a chance to step back in time.

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