OK, this one isn't really a tip. I just wanted to highlight some amusing graffiti we saw. For example, this ordinary traffic sign in Florence was (for some unknown reason) transformed into a crucifix:
Also, what's up with these space invaders???
I saw this one right by the famous Spanish staircase in Rome, and I saw another one on my recent trip to Paris as well (though I don't remember exactly where it was).
Also -- this is a bit of a tangent, but -- I want to throw in a picture of my husband so you can see that he really was there with me:
My sweetie and Hercules battling a centaur
As usual he doesn't show up in that many photos because he tends to be on the other side of the camera. ;)