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With millions of tourists descending on Rome each year, the world’s most famous ancient city gets so overwhelmed with crowds in high season that many visitors find themselves skipping the busiest ...
Of the global cultural wonders which have been awarded UNESCO World Heritage status, only one represents an entire country: Vatican City. The world’s smallest sovereign state is – as well as being ...
What could possibly be more fantastic than zipping through the streets of Rome on a Vespa scooter? After all, you’ve seen it done in many a Hollywood film, and it looks so easy. As you might expect, ...
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, April 2012
1. Easter. April 8th is Easter Sunday in 2012 and both Sunday and Monday are public holidays in Italy . Rome is a very religious city and home to the Vatican so it’s a special time here. The ...
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, August 2011
Nestled in Rome , the Vatican
is the smallest country in the world. Since 1929 it has been an
independent city-state of just over 110 acres with a population of 800.
It has its own stamps and ...
Written by Jessica, USA, August 2012
Some cities lend themselves well to bicycles as a mode of
transportation, while others seem to create an atmosphere in which it is
more intimidating to hop on a bike when everyone else is ...
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, March 2012
It’s not really surprising that the oldest public museum in the world is in Rome . Or that it sits on Capitoline Hill , one of the seven hills Rome was founded on. Nor that it holds some great ...
Written by Jessica, USA, February 2013
The Vatican Museums
are pluralized for a reason—within the complex there are several
individual museums. It’s easy for them to blur together as you wander
through, but different collections are ...
Christmas is one of the bigger holidays on the Italian calendar, and one of the most popular spots to be at Christmas is in Vatican City .
Even if you’re not Catholic, being in St. Peter’s Square ...
Outdoor Christmas markets are a common element to many parts of Europe
during the holiday season. They’re especially typical of Germanic
countries, but their popularity has made other countries ...
It’s very easy to become overwhelmed by the sheer number of cafes and restaurants in a city like Rome ,
especially in the historic center. It’s easy to fall into one of the
places that are ...
Written by Jessica, USA, December 2012
Christmas in Italy
is definitely a big deal on the calendar, but Epiphany – January 6 – is
equally big. This holiday marks the moment when Christians believe
Jesus Christ was revealed to be the ...
If you’ve ever walked into an enormous old church in Europe and noticed
the spectacular acoustics, you might have followed that thought with the
realization that a musical performance in such a ...
Written by Jessica, USA, September 2012
No trip to Rome is complete without a visit to Vatican City .
This city-state, entirely enclosed within Rome’s borders, is home to
the headquarters of the Catholic Church, and although its list ...
Written by Jessica, USA, January 2013
A trip to Italy isn’t always easy on the wallet, but thankfully most
cities have at least a few attractions that are totally free. It’s not
often that those attractions are also the most popular ...
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