Satisfaction: A Dip In Sorrento’s Sea

Satisfaction doesn’t always have to be experienced first hand to make us feel content.  While in Sorrento, I stopped to watch a group of young men build up the courage to jump into the chilly, spring sea. The action was happening almost one hundred feet below, so while I couldn’t quite make out the satisfaction…

Unusual: An Accidental Wildlife Walk In Rome

On a visit to Rome’s ancient Forum, the last thing I expected was to indulge in some wildlife photography! I loved Rome. I constantly found myself doing one of three things: Contemplating impressive feats of ancient engineering, eating beautiful thin crust pizzas in hot, sun-soaked piazzas and wondering how my trip further south could possibly…

Collage: Modern Messages In Antique Art

I was nervous about my visit to The Vatican City. As an atheist, I felt curious to explore but wasn’t sure that I would understand the messages conveyed within its walls. However my wonderful guide Fabi immediately convinced me otherwise. She was passionate about the stories that the art told. She made comparisons with modern…