Travel Blogs from Rome, Italy

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The Sistine Chapel, Rome, Italy travel blog

The Sistine Chapel

A travel blog entry by sharon1306


... 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


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


... 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


... 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 ...

Rome - The Eternal City, Rome, Italy travel blog

Rome - The Eternal City

A travel blog entry by kevandhazel


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 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


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 ...

Ciao Roma, Rome, Italy travel blog

Ciao Roma

A travel blog entry by sandhauer


... ;were pleased to find it's just a six minute walk from the station. After checking in to our "Italian Modern" lodgings at Smart Hotel Rome, we decided a nap was in order before heading out to greet the city.  We slept for about an hour and a half and ...

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

Contiki Europe 2006!!

A travel blog entry by kbroder86


... (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


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


... 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


... 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 ...

Planes, Trains, and Automobiles Pt.3, Rome, Italy travel blog

Planes, Trains, and Automobiles Pt.3

A travel blog entry by pardonmyfrance


... out our cheap airfare. We met two of our other friends from UT who are studying abroad in Europe and were also traveling in Italy at the time. Since we wanted to go to the mass at the Vatican Sunday morning, we decided to spend Saturday getting in most ...

Italy in a week, Rome, Italy travel blog

Italy in a week

A travel blog entry by katemcnair


... picnicing out of bounds on a hill enjoying our local mozzarella and cheap red wine. Two nights in Sorrento and back to Rome for one more night which we spent sipping red,eating gelato thanks to Brooks genious idea of purchasing lactaid while listening ...

Arrivederci Roma, Rome, Italy travel blog

Arrivederci Roma

A travel blog entry by usnkidsabroad


... Fountain (about 100m away from 'home') for ice cream and we ate the best pizza and drank the best coffee in Italy. Unfortunately a promised tour of the Vatican with one of the Pope's bodyguards couldn't be arranged quickly enough, but the catacombes ...

Fountains, art, ruins and a French con-man, Rome, Italy travel blog

Fountains, art, ruins and a French con-man

A travel blog entry by roamingrob


... got the trip for free. Arriving in Naples I was quickly aware that poverty in this city was even more apparent than in Rome - overflowing rubbish bins everywhere, people camped outside closed-down shops, living in piles of duvets and garbage bags, and a ...

The Vatican, Rome, Italy travel blog

The Vatican

A travel blog entry by lynnloparo


... of Constantine. Then I came to the room of maps. The Vatican has a forty-foot long hall of maps, of all the maps of Italy that it controlled, in great detail. Finally, right in the heart of the Vatican Museum, were the crown jewels of the Vatican Museum: ...

A day at the beach!, Rome, Italy travel blog

A day at the beach!

A travel blog entry by jessica_caywood


Today was awesome...we slept in and had a nice relaxing day at the beach. It was so nice to finally breathe some fresh air! Living in the city you breathe nothing but smog and smoke. I swear every Italian here smokes. Anyways, we just basically laid ...

Fire Fire!, Rome, Italy travel blog

Fire Fire!

A travel blog entry by tenvols


... breakfast at the hotel though. Just kidding--I don't mind, but Melanie is downright mad. She looks forward to her morning muesli. As for now, we have not yet decided where we are going to go--either Sicily or central Italy. We will keep you ...

Musei de Vaticano y Gelatto in la Fontana di Trevi, Rome, Italy travel blog

Musei de Vaticano y Gelatto in la Fontana di Trevi

A travel blog entry by europeando


Bismil-lahi ar-Rahman ar-Rahim Hoy, nuestro último día de paseo en Roma, decidimos lavar la ropa para que esté todo limpio antes de salir para la Costa Azul de Francia y España. Elegmos un lugar que quedaba a 10 locales de nuestro hostel por Via ...

Final Notes - The Trip, Rome, Italy travel blog

Final Notes - The Trip

A travel blog entry by ainaz


... ;    Favorite (cycling) countries: Greece, Slovenia, Poland, Germany, Switzerland, France Worst cycling countries: Italy, Albania Best encounters with locals: Greece, Albania, Poland, Germany, Holland, Belgium, France Best ...

The Vatican's Museums and Sistine Chapel!, Rome, Italy travel blog

The Vatican's Museums and Sistine Chapel!

A travel blog entry by momentsintime


... back to life as men were seen plowing the fields and pasture becoming rapidly emerald green in color.  We were fast approaching Rome and it could be felt at times as the traffic became heavier. And then, four hours later we were back in Rome, ...

Finding a gas station in Rome is hard, Rome, Italy travel blog

Finding a gas station in Rome is hard

A travel blog entry by catlifford


... belt which she helped me pick out. I also got a typical tourist sweater in baby blue because you know what. I'll have lived in Italy for 3 months and gosh darn it I need a touristy sweater I don't care how cliche it is to have one. Anthony really wanted ...

Osvaldo breaks Roman hearts, Rome, Italy travel blog

Osvaldo breaks Roman hearts

A travel blog entry by weitalians


... day we had planned our whole trip on- it was finally match day! Roma against Juventus, second placed hosting first, northern Italy verse central Italy and Garcia against Conte. It was a battle that left any calcio fan watering at the mouth, and one that ...

Campioni nel cuore, Rome, Italy travel blog

Campioni nel cuore

A travel blog entry by annamarie16


Ciao! Last night was the Championship match against Luiss. Luiss is an all Italian school in Rome, known for their athletic programs. Fans and all, we met at our Tiber campus and took a Coach bus to the field. The field was different from any other ...

Che Cose Belle, Rome, Italy travel blog

Che Cose Belle

A travel blog entry by annamarie16


... Maria said, “I had the phone number; I just forgot the last two digits.”  I think the excitement of coming to Italy is similar to an imagination after having a couple beers… I met them after my final and we went to the Vatican. We ...

Rome on the cheap, Rome, Italy travel blog

Rome on the cheap

A travel blog entry by bigbenn


... again as last Sunday of the month is free so we didnt pay any entrance fee. Afterwards walked around the many, many sights of Rome before getting to the Coloseum 4pm. Again we got in free because of celebration. We then went and had a drink sitting on ...

When in Roma....., Roma, Italy travel blog

When in Roma.....

A travel blog entry by kempstertravels


... sea to Sicily and then on to Naples and the Amalfi Coast. It means that we've still got a fairly long 'wish list' for Italy, but we're sure that no-one leaves this country without good intention to return. Our Alitalia flight landed after dark, which ...

Through Tuscany to Rome, Rome, Italy travel blog

Through Tuscany to Rome

A travel blog entry by alicenzl


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