Tips for Making Your Ryanair Flight an Enjoyable Experience

If you've ever traveled in Europe, odds are good you know about the notoriety of Ryanair flights. 

This UK-based airline is prolific in its advertising absurdly cheap deals, with Ryanair sale promotions often featuring flights for under 10 Euro. Yes, you read that right- 10 Euro.

But where it seems like a wonderful deal to purchase Ryanair tickets, there is one thing to keep in mind- the advertised price is likely not the final price you'll ultimately pay. This leads to disappointment and a lot of the negative reviews we have seen online.

But after flying Ryanair in Italy from Catania to Rome, I have to say, with a little bit of advanced planning you can make the flight a moderately enjoyable experience. Or, to put it another way, my Ryanair flight wasn't bad.

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Tips for Driving in Sicily by Car – It Isn’t As Bad As It Seems

My first time with a car in Italy was driving in Tuscany. If you hadn't read that article (at the previous link), the quick explanation is that it left a bad taste in my mouth with how difficult it was- especially around Florence.

So when I returned to Italy, it was with a bit of reluctance that I opted to see the island of Sicily by car.

After driving in Sicily for five days, and hitting virtually every corner of the island, I look back on it and realize it wasn't that bad at all!

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Presque Isle State Park is a Gem on the Shores of Lake Erie

Presque Isle State Park is a peninsula located just off the coast of Erie, PA, on Lake Erie. 

I had known about this one's popularity for quite some time in being a citizen of Pittsburgh (just two hours away) but only made it up recently to find out why that is.

To say that this one exceeded expectations is an understatement. My expectations were completely wrong!

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7 Breweries in Erie to Check Out Along the Lake Erie Ale Trail

When visiting cities around the USA, one of my goals is to visit as many of the local craft breweries as possible. From checking out the Pittsburgh breweries at home to breweries in Cleveland, Cincinnati, and others, I really like to get out there and sample new brews.

So naturally hitting up the breweries in Erie along the aptly named Lake Erie Ale Trail was on my agenda when exploring the region. In this one, I wanted to share some of the spots I hit up along the way.

The surprise? Virtually every brewery I visited had some fantastic brews. This is a great ale trail!

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