Travel Blogs from Rome, Italy

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Long Lines, Rome, Italy travel blog

Long Lines

A travel blog entry by eatdessertfirst

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... to pay anything for the consultation and only 5 Euro for the drugs. After our little adventure we wandered around the streets of Rome with gelato in hand checking out the very crowded Pantheon with its open roof, the Trevi Fountain, Fountain of Four ...

Roma at last!, Rome, Italy travel blog

Roma at last!

A travel blog entry by tracystravels

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... its cars and mopeds speeding around. Then I walked around a bit, discovering that my hotel is located in the 'Rodeo Drive' of Rome. Very expensive designer stores and very stylish people. I fit in quite well with my REI travel clothing and bulky (but ...

Rome, Italy, Rome, Italy travel blog

Rome, Italy

A travel blog entry by tbassplayer

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... from our hostel and had an authentic Italian dinner. Karla had Pizza and I had beef. The bottle of wine made it terrific! Wine in Italy is so cheap itīs unbelievable. In some cases itīs cheaper to get a glass of wine than Coke or a beer. At the grocery ...

Last Day in Roma.., Rome, Italy travel blog

Last Day in Roma..

A travel blog entry by flashpackers

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... (nasty pasta).. After lunch, we walked to the Santa Maria in Trastevere Church, one of the oldest Christian churches in Rome.. Yes, ABC!!! The church is also famous for the altar inside as it was made of mosaics with the first ...

. . . and then Italy!, Venice, Florence, Cinque Terra, Siena, Assisi, Rome, Italy travel blog

. . . and then Italy!

A travel blog entry by sharadnsusan

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... , all the touristy stuff. We were really glad to have taken the time off because we absolutely loved Rome. St. Peter's Basilica was particularly moving. Between Italy and France we feel like we have taken an art history course. In fact, that has been ...

Romantic Rome and the Two Popes at the Corner, Rome, Italy travel blog

Romantic Rome and the Two Popes at the Corner

A travel blog entry by jackdrury

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... stands behind the altar of Sant Andrea della Vella is actually a depiction of the crucifixion of Sant Andrea.     Rome's fourth largest domed church, the Baroque Sant Andrea della Vella sits with greenery growing from its roof at the corner of ...

Roma, Rome, Italy travel blog

Roma

A travel blog entry by yah27

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... Chapel, visiting Rome is like taking European history 101.    I also noticed the massive number of scooters here in Italy.  From my observation, it seems like there are more female riders than the males.  They wear knee high boots ...

Venice to Rome, Rome, Italy travel blog

Venice to Rome

A travel blog entry by jag

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... around the great ruins of the Roman forum, the Colosseum and Arch of Constantine, all evoking images of the greatness of ancient Rome. First I went to the Collosseum or Flavian Amphitheatre, which was started in 72AD and house 80,000 people. It was pretty ...

Relaxing in Rome, Rome, Italy travel blog

Relaxing in Rome

A travel blog entry by tracystravels

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Said goodbye to my first hotel this morning Hotel Inn Spagna and said hello to my new hotel, Hotel In Parione. The guys at the front desk of the last hotel were so helpful and charismatic. They let me use the internet at their desk, drew maps of ...

Food glorious food, Rome, Italy travel blog

Food glorious food

A travel blog entry by scootergal

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Today was allocated as another lazy day. After the heat and exertion of the previous day we couldn't face another full-on tourist day, so instead we headed off to find some local clothing shops to get some jeans for the BOSS. For a culture that is ...

"Siren"

A travel blog entry by jbushie

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... are no shoes of my size in Rome. What a depressing scenario! Rob headed off to explore the Forum more closely and we ate out for our last night in Italy. Off to enjoy the hospitality of Cathay Pacific early tomorrow morning... "Sirens" - Roxy ...

Rhum, Rome, Italy travel blog

Rhum

A travel blog entry by jelg

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... de ne pas coucher dehors. Absolument toutes les auberges etaient full! (anglais sort de ce corps!) Deambulant dans les rues de Rome tel un vagabon, je regardais quel buisson ferait le meilleur abris quand surgit Wong le chinois furtif! Wong m offrit ...

Last night in Rome, Rome, Italy travel blog

Last night in Rome

A travel blog entry by shanewilson

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... Spanish, I could only pick up a few words. They speak so fast. I had to change trains in Milan. The Eurostar from Rome to Milan was absolutely fantastic but the train from Milan to Zurich was awful. The air conditioning had broken down and I was ...

Fiuggi we were picked up by eunice and ..., South of Rome (to Sorrento), Italy travel blog

Fiuggi we were picked up by eunice and ...

A travel blog entry by worldramblings

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FIUGGI We were picked up by Eunice and Gustavo (Tonya's parents), on the outskirts of Rome, and driven to Fiuggi to commence our "Tour of Tonya's Relatives". Tonya's uncle Silvio is crazy about flying, and over the years has built himself several ...

Demonic Angels, Rome, Italy travel blog

Demonic Angels

A travel blog entry by uncle_davros

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... since the Munich trip, my liver and kidneys still feel like shit, but it is time to move on again, and this time, it is Italy. The Plan Drive to Stanstead from work, fly to Venice, get no sleep, early train to Rome, run around like a headless ...

Bed bugs, the, Rome, Italy travel blog

Bed bugs, the

A travel blog entry by rebn

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... . I ate more foccacia and re-started my habit of drinking real strong espresso. Michal fancied the cappuccino. Nothing like coffee in Italy, eh? We met up with Michal's childhood friend, Mindy, and two of her friends, Katie and Audra(sp?). I tried to ...

Colluseum and Roman Ruins, Rome, Italy travel blog

Colluseum and Roman Ruins

A travel blog entry by jackie_n_james

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   Our plan for the day was to visit the Coluseum and Palentine Hill. It was a quick 15min walk from our hotel and when we arrived it was nice to see that the line wasn't too long and it was shaded by the Coluseum so we were out of the sun. We ...

It's Tuesday, Rome, Italy travel blog

It's Tuesday

A travel blog entry by scootergal

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It's Tuesday and it's ROMA !! We arrived early in a sleep deprived haze and could not decide which had priority: shower; ringing Stuart; food; a luggage locker; accommodation; a phone card; tourist information or caffeine. I had spent the night getting ...

Colosseum and Roman Forum, Rome, Italy travel blog

Colosseum and Roman Forum

A travel blog entry by scootergal

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... air conditioned bar where we indulged in beer and gelati and were relieved of 30 euros for the pleasure. The Boys had been in Italy for a few weeks and had already learnt most of the tricks and cons and most importantly how to find the best coffee and ...

The Vatican and ancient Rome, Rome, Italy travel blog

The Vatican and ancient Rome

A travel blog entry by mightylongway

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Rome truly is an amazing city! You can turn the corner and another amazing church/ruin/building/statue/fountain confronts you. Right in the midst of the choking pollution are spectacular ancient ruins. A short while away is the Vatican City in all its ...

When in Rome..., Rome, Italy travel blog

When in Rome...

A travel blog entry by canaussie

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... in everything sensory. Speaking of richness, I believe we "discovered" a secret.  Quickly, think of Italy's famous cities...  Done?  You named Rome, Venice, Florence and Milan didn't you?  Did you mention Verona?  That is the ...

Pompeii and Vesuvius, Rome, Italy travel blog

Pompeii and Vesuvius

A travel blog entry by scootergal

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... up. The sunset on the approach to Rome was dazzling and once again my navigator got us to our destination with the minimum of fuss. The Rome hostel only had 2 beds available - bunk beds in a mixed dorm room of 8 - a bit of a drop in standards from our ...

Rome shopping and more, Rome, Italy travel blog

Rome shopping and more

A travel blog entry by ngjordan

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... Vittorio II, also called Altare della Patria. Construction of this building commenced in 1885 in honour of the first king of unified Italy, and was opened in 1921 before being completed in 1925. It now contains the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier from WWI ...

Rome, Rome, Italy travel blog

Rome

A travel blog entry by lifeinbrian

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... pope. Art: lost on us!  Best bit of the Vatican were the free toilets, a sorely missed feature in Italy.    And whilst in Rome (I couldn't not use that line, now could I?) we checked out local pizza. Most excellent lunch pizza on both days. ...

Roma day 2, Rome, Italy travel blog

Roma day 2

A travel blog entry by hels_belles

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... and watered and headed to see the Colloseum for a quick look around - we were saving actually going in it for the last day in Rome.  Fortunately, it was a quick hop on the metro and one change, then we were there.  As soon as you leave the metro ...

Burnt out in Rome, Rome, Italy travel blog

Burnt out in Rome

A travel blog entry by orangenemo

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... time it was two elementary school teachers from Anapolis), I got a fill-sized bed to sleep on too. Rome is great. Probably my favorite city in Italy. Florence was cool for awhile, but art museums and bars and clubs packed with American students gets ...

Italian job, Rome, Italy travel blog

Italian job

A travel blog entry by woggley

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... stopped had they, but they went a different way.  Their loss, my route was amazing. Anyway to Rome. Now riding in Italy, let alone Rome, is not for the faint hearted. Slovakia I apologise, the Italians are mental, and in the city even more so. So I ...

"Laundry Service"

A travel blog entry by jbushie

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... my favourite music playing on the laptop. I did go out for a couple of walks during the day in attempt to explore some more of Rome, but only some cafes and gelati shops were open. I'm over ruins and the sun was fierce. One glove puppeteer in the Piazza ...

Along the Via Francigena in Eighty Days., Rome, Italy travel blog

Along the Via Francigena in Eighty Days.

A travel blog entry by jamesonthevf201

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... the evening had been cleared away, and then it was time for bed ahead of another big day. I'd brought forward my arrival date in Rome in order to attend an open-air mass being celebrated by Pope Francis. A group of us got up before 5am today (Wednesday) ...

'When in Rome (.................)!', Rome, Italy travel blog

'When in Rome (.................)!'

A travel blog entry by shmikes

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... of a pub chat with Jay months ago in London. Hey, we should go away again....how about Europe.....um, Italy...Venice? Instead we end up meeting in Rome at 11pm at night and sitting in a smokey little pizzeria with the locals. A couple of old Italian ...

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