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 ...

Gelati and Touristy Things, Rome, Italy travel blog

Gelati and Touristy Things

A travel blog entry by whereshegoes

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So I arrived in Rome. The train station, Roma Termini, is so huge its like a mall! Wait, it is a mall. There is tons of shopping, kiosk vendors and even a supermarket. The hostel, Freedom Traveller, was kinda dodgy. I found the staff a little cold and I ...

Wrapping up Europe, Rome, Italy travel blog

Wrapping up Europe

A travel blog entry by whereshegoes

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... sneaky culprit? I was a little stressed my last few days in Europe but I finally got my package mailed home after searching Rome for a box. Post Italia disappointed again by not having any boxes and no gift shop would help either. Just as I was about ...

Big Business, Roma, Italy travel blog

Big Business

A travel blog entry by whereshegoes

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I woke up on Halloween morning and took a grumpy Calen for breakfast. We drank coffee and ate croisanttes. Then I went to a fruit and vegetable market to buy persimmons and a banana. I couldn't believe how cheap it was! And it was tasty too. We all ...

The Roma Gang, Roma, Italy travel blog

The Roma Gang

A travel blog entry by whereshegoes

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... in the Italian post is dwindling. I will try again today. I don't have much time left as I have finally booked my ticket out of Rome. This time next week, I will be in Malaysia or Thailand! I am not sure of much as I don't even have a guidebook yet. I ...

Silence in the Sistine...SILENCE!!, Rome, Italy travel blog

Silence in the Sistine...SILENCE!!

A travel blog entry by whereshegoes

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... a piece of ceiling missing on the Flood and Drunkeness of Noah panels and it seemed strangely incomplete. We left and wandered around Rome trying to find our way back to the hostel when I started getting anxious. I talked the girls into jumping on ...

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 ...

Summary, Europe!, Italy travel blog

Summary

A travel blog entry by whereshegoes

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... to enjoy themselves. Amazing football and Spanish parks filled with harmonious music will be sure to draw me back one day. Italy is filled with intricate and awe inspiring eye candy. The pizza and gelati are deliciously different here than anywhere I ...

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 ...

Day 19 #akirafinnontour Rome, Rome, Italy travel blog

Day 19 #akirafinnontour Rome

A travel blog entry by juanitafuatavai

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... , rode the train for one stop and got iff at venezia mestre. We arrived quite early so we had an hour wait until our train to rome arrived. We finally boarded the train for our 6 hour ride to rome. Mum ana dad thought thete was a cafe on the train so ...

Day 21 #akirafinnontour Rome, Rome, Italy travel blog

Day 21 #akirafinnontour Rome

A travel blog entry by juanitafuatavai

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... . There was way too much food so plenty left over for lunch tomorrow. Now its time for sleep. Everyone is so yired from such a full on day. Rome wasnt built in a day, but we sure as hell managed to cover quite a bit of it in one! Haha Love akira ...

TGIF, Roma, Italy travel blog

TGIF

A travel blog entry by whereshegoes

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... Friday! Not that it matters but I remember when I was in the real world how great Fridays were. So its almost day three. It's BOUND to get better. I just heard there are earthquakes here in Italy. Sooooo I guess I wont be going south. More news ...

Day 20 #akirafinnontour Rome, Rome, Italy travel blog

Day 20 #akirafinnontour Rome

A travel blog entry by juanitafuatavai

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... restaurant we went to last night. Tonight they had fresh lobster available so mum and dad dug into that. After a well needed dinner mum and dad watched a bit of tv with me and then said good night. We are exploring rome tomorrow. Love akira ...

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 ...

Walking tour of Roman Architecture, Rome, Italy travel blog

Walking tour of Roman Architecture

A travel blog entry by whereshegoes

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... before catching my first Roma bus experience. Met a French Canadian who had us entranced with tales of her experiences in the southern Italy earthquakes a few days prior. All in all a very nice relaxing day full of smiles and laughter. I would be oh so ...

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 ...

The Half Day, Rome, Italy travel blog

The Half Day

A travel blog entry by carterc123

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Today, we went early to see the Coliseum.  As soon as we got past security; we went to the entrance, but our tickets didn't work because Dad bought them a two days ago. He was mad, because now we didn't have tickets. Luckily, there was a ticket ...

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 ...

The Botanical Gardens of Rome, Rome, Italy travel blog

The Botanical Gardens of Rome

A travel blog entry by ceesadventures

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I couldn't resist a trip to Orto Botanico, the Botanical Garden Museum of Rome. It's 30 acres in the heart of Rome - incredible really. I spent a few hours here, but you could spend all day, looking at so many different collections of flowers, plants, ...

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, ...

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