What to do on a long layover in Rome

On the way out to China, I had a 16 hour layover in Rome. While usually cheap indirect flight routes are only desirable financially, this was actually a great opportunity to squeeze a mini city break into my travel plans.Arriving at Rome FCO airport late in the evening, I took the bus to Roma Termini … Continue reading What to do on a long layover in Rome


Aegina Island

Just a short ferry ride from Athens is the island of Aegina, famous for its pistachios, ancient temple, and beautiful scenery. I gave myself just half a day to enjoy the highlights of this island, although if you have more time a full day would be more relaxed and give you chances to explore further. … Continue reading Aegina Island