The Roman Forum

The Roman Forum

Listen to the Episode “The Roman Forum” Listen and Subscribe in iTunes Other Ways to Listen and Subscribe One of the places I toured while in Italy was the area in and surrounding the Roman Forum. It’s a central part of early Roman history that is sadly little more than a pile of ruins today. … Read more

If you love Italy, consider a trip to Malta

I don’t know what I expected when I booked my trip to Malta for last October.  I pick countries based on the most random inspiration–an episode of Vikings, chocolate, a single photograph.  This trip had been inspired by the ending of Stieg Larson’s The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, when Lizbeth Salander is walking stealthily down a … Read more