For a non-religious guy, I became fascinated by religious art in college. Specifically, I was enamored with Italian Renaissance and medieval art and architecture. Spending an hour or two per day in a dark classroom, looking at slides of the Virgin Mary, Christ, crucifixions and the churches and cathedrals that housed them made me happy. When I traveled […]
Thoughts on returning to Venice, Italy for the first time in 14 years.
Thoughts on money for the budget-minded When it comes to travel, there are two things you can count on: (1) you’ll always find a cheaper exchange rate after you’ve traded your money, and (2) you’ll always go over budget. I don’t mean to be negative, but these are the Murphy’s Laws of travel. Yes, there are more, but […]
I purposely bought a small backpack to help limit me in what I brought on the trip.