Gondolas in Venice: Random Travel Photo of the Week

Gondolas in Venice, Italy. Photo by Charish Badzinski. Think of Venice, and chances are you’ll envision gondolas floating gently down the canals, gliding under pedestrian bridges arching their backs toward the sun. Perhaps you see a handsome gondolier in a striped shirt, singing as he propels the gondola forward. Ornate buildings float by in your … More Gondolas in Venice: Random Travel Photo of the Week

Destination – Italy: The Amalfi Coast and Cinque Terre

Rare is the destination that lives up to our idealized version of it. But in coastal Italy, you’ll find laundry draped lazily below the open shutters of windows flanking narrow, winding cobblestone streets; snuggling couples speeding by on sporty Vespas; the scents of fresh-baked focaccia and espresso wafting from open doors, all beckoning us to … More Destination – Italy: The Amalfi Coast and Cinque Terre

Random Travel Photo of the Week: Rome Skyline from Altare della Patria

The view of the skyline of Rome from the Altare della Patria. Photo by Charish Badzinski. The monument to Vittorio Emanuele II, also known as Altare della Patria, towers over the city of Rome, Italy. The building itself has been much maligned; locals call it “the typewriter” and “the wedding cake,” without affection. Built in … More Random Travel Photo of the Week: Rome Skyline from Altare della Patria

Travel Photo of the Week: The Perfect Strawberries

Strawberries from a market in Monterosso, Cinque Terre, Italy. Photo by Charish Badzinski. Who doesn’t love open-air markets! I bought these strawberries at one–their perfume and color compelled me to do so. They were as delicious as they looked, and I made swift work of them. _____________________________________________________________________________________________ Join our community of travelers and enjoy exclusive content … More Travel Photo of the Week: The Perfect Strawberries

Travel Photo of the Week: Pompeii

Pompeii. Mt. Vesuvius in the background. Photo by Charish Badzinski. _____________________________________________________________________________________________ Join our community of travelers and enjoy exclusive content by liking us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/RollerbagGoddess Charish Badzinski is an explorer, foodie and award-winning travel and food writer. When she isn’t working to build her blog: Rollerbag Goddess Rolls the World, she applies her worldview to her … More Travel Photo of the Week: Pompeii

Random Travel Photo of the Week: Sunrise at Monterosso Al Mare, Italy

Monterosso al Mare, Cinque Terre, Italy. Photo by Charish Badzinski. At sunrise in Monterosso al Mare, in the Cinque Terre of Italy, light illuminates the face of St. Francis of Assisi as he charms the Wolf of Gubbio. The view is worth rising early. Chances are, you’re jet lagged any way; take advantage of it!  … More Random Travel Photo of the Week: Sunrise at Monterosso Al Mare, Italy