Travel Blogs from Italy

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Conquering Rome, Rome, Italy travel blog

Conquering Rome

A travel blog entry by dawieboy


Well we arrived safely in Rome after a very interesting overnight train with some Intriguing Italians. As I arrived in Rome I was very much impressed - Anywhere you look and you see a building that's well over 400 years old on average.  If you go ...

obligatory Pisa shots, Pisa, Italy travel blog

obligatory Pisa shots

A travel blog entry by skye


Just inserting this so I can add the pics from ...

Rick Steves, Florence, Italy travel blog

Rick Steves

A travel blog entry by tinyisgreat


... the Accademia, the museum that holds the statue of David by Michelangelo.  So, first of all... its Italian Culture Week in Italy.  I had no idea until we got here and the guide told us.  Apparently every state museum in the entire country ...

The Big Day, Riano, Italy travel blog

The Big Day

A travel blog entry by bertaloon


... an innocence to this place that puts me at ease. (Perhaps it is that paradox, that complex simplicity I'm responding to.) Italy's creative, political, and cultural effect is powerful, true, but its imposing authority over the surroundings and its people ...

Pompeii, Pompei, Italy travel blog


A travel blog entry by t.bird


So I was up early this morning as I had to meet the bus to Pompeii at 7.30. I got up at six got myself organised, packed a spare pair if shoes and socks, and headed off to the Piazza di Popolo. Upon reaching the Piazza I realised the one item I did not ...

Day 13 Venice to Florence, Florence, Italy travel blog

Day 13 Venice to Florence

A travel blog entry by skarm

After booking out of hotel we had a 3 hr wait before our train to florence all earlier trains were booked up. Waiting at the station I have plenty of time to reflect on our visit to Venice. Celebrating our wedding anniversary in Venice was the main ...

Rome continued......, Pisa, Italy travel blog

Rome continued......

A travel blog entry by concon3546

On our second day, we took a tour called crypts and catacombs and saw three different places. We learned about the cappuccino monks. They invented the cappuccino. Also they collected bones of their order from around Europe and made rooms filled with bone ...

Weekend Travels, Siena, Italy travel blog

Weekend Travels

A travel blog entry by gojenngo


... surrounding city we visited the basilica of St. Domenici. We learned that there is a difference between churches, cathedrals and basilicas in Italy and the defining element of a basilica is the relic that "belongs" to it. I use belong loosely because it's ...

Gondolas, canals and the Rialto....., Venice, Italy travel blog

Gondolas, canals and the Rialto.....

A travel blog entry by jklezok


... . After the Basilica, we did some shopping...Happy Birthday Annie... I've included a couple of pictures of our purchases in Italy, but not Annie's birthday present...gotta wait until November (tee hee). Enjoyed a few more thunderstorms, had some lunch ...

Venezia, Venezia, Italy travel blog


A travel blog entry by gustn


Venezia ...

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