Italian road trip – Day 5 – Crossing Italy from Grottammare to Rome

After a hearty breakfast, we explored the Grottammare fortress and beach, then got on the road to Rome. That's right, that day we planned to cross the whole of Italy, from the coast of the Adriatic Sea almost to the coast of the Tyrrhenian Sea, which we would reach on our sixth day after exploring … Continue reading Italian road trip – Day 5 – Crossing Italy from Grottammare to Rome

New town center, Baia Mare, Romania

We began our recent trip through Bucovina in the city of Baia Mare, the capital of the province of Maramures in Romania. A few interesting tidbits about the city: It has a Mediterranean-like climate, which means it can support chestnut trees -- a rarity given that it's located in the northern part of Romania, which … Continue reading New town center, Baia Mare, Romania