Strong dollar makes travel abroad cheaper for Americans!

If you’ve been putting off a trip abroad because it’s too expensive, start packing your bags. A stronger dollar has reduced the price of travel, from a hotel room to a glass of vino, in much of Europe. Hotels and restaurants in Europe become more affordable thanks to the currency rates. Other economies are shaky, making their…

What a surprise! The word “PIZZA” was not born in Naples….

The word “pizza” is one of the first Italian words. According to the historian Giuseppe Knuckle the word pizza was used for the first time in Gaeta, a fishing village in southern Lazio in  997 AD. (not in Naples!) According to his study the pizza, at least as etymology, would take its moves from a…

Family Friendly European Vacations

VIENNA Where to begin? Vienna has such a great selection of activities for kids that both parents and children can have a great time in the city. Here are just a few suggestions as to what you can do: Schonbrunn Palace, the former summer residence of the imperial Habsburg family, is a palace, children’s museum,world’s oldest zoo and the…