Travel Blogs from Rome, Italy

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Rome, Italy, Rome, Italy travel blog

Rome, Italy

A travel blog entry by benandtrudie

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... scene for Italy's transformation from a totalitarian regime into a republic in 1946. The postwar years saw Rome expanding physically and becoming the centre of Italy's film industry until the early 1960s. The 1970s and '80s were marked by more violent ...

Battle of the Titans, Rome, Italy travel blog

Battle of the Titans

A travel blog entry by justen

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... up. Yesterday I met up with a guy from Couchsurfing named Augusto. Thus far, he seems pretty awesome. He's a graphic designer and lives in Rome, but has been working and travelling a lot. Now, I've been wanting to go to a beach ever since I got to ...

Arrival in Rome, Rome, Italy travel blog

Arrival in Rome

A travel blog entry by justen

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... definitely not worth it and, if I can help it, I will not be travelling with that company again. Phew. Okay, so now I'm in Rome and, after waiting to check in (passing the time by surfing the 'net and having pizza), I am really excited to wrap this ...

Toga! Toga! Toga!, Rome, Italy travel blog

Toga! Toga! Toga!

A travel blog entry by justen

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... were wondering about whether or not to go. We ended up grabbing some supper at a Chinese restaurant (yes, I ate Chinese food in Italy, but she'd been here for weeks now and was a little tired of Italian food) and basically getting totally pumped for the ...

A Warm Pink Glow, Rome, Italy travel blog

A Warm Pink Glow

A travel blog entry by justen

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One would presume that if one was sunbathing nude and rotating at regular intervals (similar to rotisserie chicken), one would have even coverage, even if said coverage is pink. One would be incorrect. Instead Justen has now earned the title of ...

Acting Immortal in the Eternal City, Roma, Italy travel blog

Acting Immortal in the Eternal City

A travel blog entry by bdprice

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... really much), Rome is an amazing city. I can't wait to see what Florence looks like! Although I am having a great time in Italy, I miss everyone a lot. Please e-mail me and let me know how everything in your life is going. I will have pictures to send ...

Sister, Sister ... didn't know how much I missed y, Rome, Italy travel blog

Sister, Sister ... didn't know how much I missed y

A travel blog entry by mishaley

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... final morning Ali (Jenny's other roomie) whisked me out of the building in the nick of time before the manager showed up. In Italy there is a law where, in the kind of place where they're staying, you can't have overnight guests for fear of terrorism. ...

Vaticannot enter, Rome, Italy travel blog

Vaticannot enter

A travel blog entry by magnumcy

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Short day because we woke up at 3pm.... We basically sprinted to the Vatican but the Sistine Chapel was closed this day so we only saw the Basilica .  A little disappointed, we trudged off to the Pantheon and waited in a long line for a mass to ...

Last Day in Roma, Rome, Italy travel blog

Last Day in Roma

A travel blog entry by cbmaddixrn

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... tiny streets of Roma.  We are going to hang out here at the hostel for a few hours and head to the train station. I love Italy and I am kind of sad to go. But I also miss my friends and family.  Stay tuned for my first blog of London tomorrow ...

Home of the Mummies Boys, Rome, Italy travel blog

Home of the Mummies Boys

A travel blog entry by bigjim

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... the complete arse of the entire public attendance. Hey ho. Pictures will soon follow. Jimbo p.s intersting findings so far of Rome. 1 - Bars ALL do pizza. Like SPAM with monty python. 2 - The Green Man at pedestrian crossings doesn't actually ...

Roma, Giorno Uno, Rome, Italy travel blog

Roma, Giorno Uno

A travel blog entry by lauren__11

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... heavy glass counter informed us "little spicy," not a problem we figured.....we can handle it. "Little spicy" in Italy, or at least at this pizzaria in Rome means, "hope you purchased the large bottle of still water, and not the small one" (we of course ...

Rome: the good, the bad, and the ugly, Rome, Italy travel blog

Rome: the good, the bad, and the ugly

A travel blog entry by ecmom77

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... walking around Florence crying--it was lovely. The good: After reading all that you might think that I had a terrible time in Rome, but I didn't. Just a somewhat stressful time. The sights to see are unparalelled probably anywhere in the world. I was in ...

So the Free Travel Begins, Rome, Italy travel blog

So the Free Travel Begins

A travel blog entry by ktbug06

... feel like 36 hours!!! We saw Rome on Thursday! It was AMAZING!! I wish we could have stayed for a week! i loved it! So far Italy is quite a bit better than Greece,,,,but that is probably because it is just Cleaner. We saw as much as we could then went ...

Colosseum, Roman Forum Here We Come!!, Rome, Italy travel blog

Colosseum, Roman Forum Here We Come!!

A travel blog entry by cainteam

... pay and take the lift.  We are the only ones in the lift.  We ascend and get the most spectacular vantage point of ROME.  We can see the whole city and it is breathtaking to see the lay out.  We can see the Vatican...WOW!!  There ...

When In Rome..., Rome, Italy travel blog

When In Rome...

A travel blog entry by m.stuart

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ROME, ITALY (June 7-11, 2008) Rome was without a doubt one of our favorite places, and in my opinion, one of the greatest cities that combines a fantastic culture, breathtaking art and architecture, ancient ruins, and magical cuisine.  Perhaps we ...

Finally here!, Rome, Italy travel blog

Finally here!

A travel blog entry by bertaloon

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... Dont ask me how, but somehow it all worked out. I ended up spending the night at a Bed and Breakfast on the outskirts of Rome. A little further from the city center than I had hoped but I am by no means complaining. I had the whole apartment to myself ...

Caffe Sant' Eustachio in Rome, Italy, Rome, Italy travel blog

Caffe Sant' Eustachio in Rome, Italy

A travel blog entry by sirecho

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... much smaller than un caffe, a coffee, or more specifically, an espresso, to us Americans, at the Caffé Sant' Eustachio in Rome, Italy.   I had the chance to visit the Caffe Sant' Eustachio recently while in Rome, joined by my good friend Brendon, a ...

The Sistine Chapel, Rome, Italy travel blog

The Sistine Chapel

A travel blog entry by sharon1306

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... the Sistine Chapel. We have to walk through a long gallery (The Gallery of Maps), which holds large topographical maps of Italy. The Gallery of Maps The ceiling looks golden and has beautiful paintings. Even though it is late in the afternoon, ...

Salute the Gladiators at the Roman Coliseum, Rome, Italy travel blog

Salute the Gladiators at the Roman Coliseum

A travel blog entry by teresatraveler

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Rome is the capital city of Italy and also Italy's largest and most populated city. With a history over 2500 years, it was once the largest city in the world and a major center of Western civilization. Many of her ancient buildings remain intact since ...

When in rome, Rome, Italy travel blog

When in rome

A travel blog entry by toonk

... . he would be driving me to the inn he and his wife ran in the countryside. they had retired (read started a new inn) in Italy several years ago with the intentions of... well i don't think they even know what their intentions were. Yay for Impulse ...

Rome and the Vatican, Rome, Italy travel blog

Rome and the Vatican

A travel blog entry by joshandtara

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... to find our hotel with no map to help us out. On a side note, I must comment on the pickpocketting scene here in Italy. Before we left the train station to find our hotel, Tara left me with our backpacks while she tried to get directions. During those 15 ...

Caesar's Footsteps, Rome, Italy travel blog

Caesar's Footsteps

A travel blog entry by suikerbossie

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... I cant help feeling that Rome might even be dirty... We were surprised by the amount of graffiti and have noticed it throughout Italy. Some of it could be considered art but most is scribbled spray paint covering most buildings, bridges and trains. We had ...

First day in Rome, Rome, Italy travel blog

First day in Rome

A travel blog entry by concon3546

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First day in Rome...It was James's B-day and had a tour lined up to visit the Vatican museums. Notice the "s" in museum because there is more then 1 museum there. Our tour brought us through many cool rooms - the tapestry room - designs by Raphael which ...

Rome - The Eternal City, Rome, Italy travel blog

Rome - The Eternal City

A travel blog entry by kevandhazel

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Our second destination in Italy was Rome. Besides all sights our main purpose to visit the eternal city was a wedding of Hazel's university friend. Again, we had booked our accommodation through www.airbnb.com and stayed with an Italian Lady and her son ...

our computer pooped out., Rome, Italy travel blog

our computer pooped out.

A travel blog entry by davis2011

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Sorry we havent posted in a while.  our computer is on the fritz.  we are going to try to figure it out today, but until then, we may be stuck updating you on our progress from internet cafes.  we are safe.  we are having fun, and we ...

Contiki Europe 2006!!, London, Paris, Switzerland, Austria, Venice, Florence, Rome, Italy travel blog

Contiki Europe 2006!!

A travel blog entry by kbroder86

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... (I almost never do physical activity, so two extreme sports was pushing it for me), so decided to go to bed early. Day 10...Ciao Italy! Another very rainy day. Got to the spot where to board the boats to get to the island and got to buy some lovely ...

Romantic Roma at the Trevi Fountain, Rome, Italy travel blog

Romantic Roma at the Trevi Fountain

A travel blog entry by broose09

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One of the reasons for Lee's return to Rome - if you throw 3 coins into the fountain, you will return. ...

I want to stay!!!, Rome, Italy travel blog

I want to stay!!!

A travel blog entry by newearth11

Sigh. My last official day in Italy. Bridget and I started out the day by heading towards the coliseum, where we joined a tour and hit on a few gladiators. We ended up strolling through the ruins, half listening to the story of the creation of Rome. It ...

Castel Sant'Angelo' s Evening Spectacular!, Rome, Italy travel blog

Castel Sant'Angelo' s Evening Spectacular!

A travel blog entry by suz123nj

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... included the model for ancient building and further along rooms filled with exquisite jewelry crafted by Italian artisans. Nighttime in Rome from the Terrace on the Castel Sant’angelo was a unique and spectacular experience not to be missed it ...

Journey to Roma, Rome, Italy travel blog

Journey to Roma

A travel blog entry by tj.miller

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... called James actually lives in Rome and he invited me back to his house during the Christmas holidays. I spent one week there, Rome is a crazy city. I did my fair share of sight seeing as well as partying. Rome is basically built on ruins of famous ...

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