Trastevere Treasures: What to see & do

In my books, Trastevere irrefutably has better places to eat than Central Rome.  But when it comes to attractions, it’s a slightly different story.  The tourist route is a must-do for first time visitors and the night version—even more.  But in truth, the Vatican is not the only attraction across the Tiber; in Trastevere lies real …

Best photography moments in Lake Bled, Slovenia

Picture this:   A calm lake surrounded by the soft slopes of alpine mountains. A small island in the middle, just big enough for an old, white church—the sound of bells ringing from its clock tower. Couples paddle away on their wooden row boats making ripples on the otherwise still water. White swans parade close …