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Getting Around Rome: The Advantages of the Roma Pass

by Kathryn Blanco / Aug 27, 2013 / 0 comments

The Roma Pass is a tool for touring Rome offered by the Rome City Council, the Ministry for the Arts and Cultural activities, and the public transport company ATAC. It includes helpful tourist information, free public transportation, some free admissions, and some discounted fees.

Follow Your Passion: Travel Writing Advice from Malerie Yolen-Cohen

by Kathryn Blanco / Aug 09, 2013 / 0 comments

No matter your passion, following it is sure to lead to a happier life. Travel writing, for many, is a way to combine a love for travel, learning, writing, and photography - and, possibly, make a living out of it.

Disney + Bowling = Splitsville

by Kathryn Blanco / Jun 27, 2013 / 0 comments

A relatively new addition to Downtown Disney, Splitsville is not a typical bowling alley. Including 30 bowling lanes the two story building also contains billiards tables, a menu ranging from burgers to sushi, and music.


A Photoadventure in Capri, Italy

by Kathryn Blanco / Jun 05, 2013 / 0 comments

Capri is a gorgeous island near Sorrento, Italy. Taking the boat there is a trip in itself. The cool spray breeze make it a good idea to bring a jacket, even in the warm weather.

Under the Sea: Journey of the Little Mermaid

by Kathryn Blanco / May 15, 2013 / 0 comments

In the middle of the Enchanted Forest portion of New Fantasyland in Disney World lies an adventure under the sea waiting to happen. Guests can board a pink clam shell and accompany Ariel on her exciting journey to become a human. The ride is very similar to other rides based on Disney movies, especially Epcot’s Finding Nemo, in the construct – you pile into a themed vehicle and join the beloved main character through an abbreviated version of the classic movie.


A New Way to See the World

by Kathryn Blanco / Apr 24, 2013 / 0 comments

A New Way to See the World: an interview with a family and their au pair


Food for Thought: Favorite, Strangest, and Most Exotic

by Kathryn Blanco / Jan 26, 2013 / 1 comments

For our class on Food and Culture in the Wandering Educators Youth Travel Blogging Mentorship Program, we were asked to think of our favorite foods - and more.


County Kerry: Land of Fresh Scones and Fierce Sheep

by Kathryn Blanco / Jan 20, 2013 / 0 comments

Makes One (1): Mini Family Reunion

by Kathryn Blanco / Jan 20, 2013 / 0 comments

Makes One (1): Mini Family Reunion

The Connecticut State House - from Bacon Marmalade to Narwhal Tusks

by Kathryn Blanco / Jan 07, 2013 / 0 comments