Heads up: National train strike planned for 24 hours from 9pm on June 15, 2017

*TRAVEL ALERT* An Italian national train strike has been planned for 24 hours starting tomorrow, June 15th at 9pm, and ending June 16th at 9pm. The strike will affect all regions within Italy with the exception of Piemonte and Valle d’Aosta. Italy’s premier trains (the Freccia trains) will not be affected by the strike. For … Continue reading Heads up: National train strike planned for 24 hours from 9pm on June 15, 2017

Pentecost 2017: Check out the planned festivities for this weekend 

Pentecost in the Catholic Church is a festival celebrating the descent of the Holy Spirit on the disciples of Jesus after his ascension.  In simple terms, it’s like the church’s birthday.  The date for Pentecost varies each year as it is held on the seventh Sunday after Easter.  FYI: Pentecost is celebrated throughout Europe and … Continue reading Pentecost 2017: Check out the planned festivities for this weekend