Stretching my legs in Modena, Italy

Modena, Emilia Romagna, Italy / Kimberly Sullivan

I was driving from northern Italy down to my home in Rome. Anyone who knows Italian highways know they are replete with Autogrill reststops, which offer clean bathrooms and ridiculously overpriced, tasteless food. So when lunch time rolled around, I was more than happy to escape rest stop food in order to stop in one…

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The Adriatic seaside town of Trani, in Puglia

On a drive from Rome to Bari to catch a ferry, my family and I managed to make good time (never a given on Italian highways during the holiday periods), so we decided to stop off to explore the Adriatic seaside town of Trani. This charming port city, with its long history, is well worth a…

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