Mike Aquilina

More Safe Travel

Saturday August 19th 2006, 3:19 am

No one will question you about the liquid in your flask. So drink up. No one will subject you to humiliating searches. You can even take your toenail clippers on board if you like. Heck, you’re welcome to use them.

Fly to MuGeum for a virtual tour of the Roman Forum, with good photography and aerial views, courtesy of Google Earth.

The audio guide is a bit melodramatic (framed by tympany). And we encourage you to raise doubts about his interpretation of history. Thus, in these important respects, virtual Rome is much like actual Rome.

You can’t beat the price of your ticket. It’s free.