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C.B. Cowling

Freelance writer, world traveler, perpetual over-packer. I cover boutique hotels, culinary trends, and European destinations for online and print publications.

My next big travel goal is to walk England's 630-mile South West Coast Path. It may take some time.

Please share a unique travel experience you will never forget.

"Waking up to lions using my tent as a hammock in Tanzania."

Featured trips & expertise

Map of How to Get from Rome to Tuscany
How to Get from Rome to Tuscany

Barely 100 miles (160 km) separate Rome from the heart of Tuscany, making it easy to incorporate both into your Italian itinerary. For ease and efficiency, travel by train is... read more

Map of How to Get from Rome to Puglia
How to Get from Rome to Puglia

235 miles (378 km) separate Rome from Puglia in the far south of the country. The “heel” to Italy’s boot, the region’s rugged countryside and magnificent beaches put it high on... read more