• Europe
  • Roaming in Roma

    By Braden Preston Located 175 miles to the south of Urbino, Roma is perhaps the most famous of Italian cities. Rome had once been the hegemony power of the ancient world. It was an “iron-hammer” as it spread quickly to conquer the world. Rome is called the “city of seven hills” because of its geographical […]

  • Europe
  • Portonovo

    By Sarah Titus Nestled along the Adriatic coastline, Portonovo is arguably one of the most beautiful seaside towns in the Marche region of Italy. Due to its relatively close proximity to Urbino (about three hours by bus/train), Portonovo makes for an ideal weekend destination during your stay in Urbino. A 45-minute bus ride takes travelers […]

  • Art
  • The Academy in Florence

    By Sarah Titus When traveling to Firenze, known by English speakers as Florence, art enthusiasts make a point to pay a visit to the Galleria dell’Accademia. After braving the crowd and waiting in the line that wraps around the Accademia, you will eventually enter inside a museum that houses the original works of Michelangelo. Once […]