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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

Map of How to Get from Rome to Sicily
How to Get from Rome to Sicily

Rome and Sicily are approximately 260 miles (420 km) apart as the crow flies. Quick flights and overnight train and ferry routes make the trip possible for even the shortest of... read more

Map of How to Get from Marseille to Nice
How to Get from Marseille to Nice

Marseille and Nice lie roughly 100 miles (16) km) apart, on opposite ends of the Cote d’Azur. Traveling from France’s second-largest city to the capital of the French Riviera... read more