Travel Blogs from Rome, Italy

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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, ...

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


More writting to ...

Only in ITALY, Rome, Italy travel blog

Only in ITALY

A travel blog entry by annamarie16


Ciao Ragazzi!!! I wanted to share a list my roommates and I have started about our daily encounters in Roma, Italia. ONLY IN ITALY... 1. does my Italian teacher call the front office to speak to a student in my class and ask her to share with the class ...

Roma, Rome, Italy travel blog


A travel blog entry by bbk6

Ciao,   Never have I been so surrounded by ancient history as I was today. The ruins of the ancient city which we explored today are expansive and in varying states of decay, but enough remains to conjure up visions of enormous marble ...

First Morning in Rome, Rome, Italy travel blog

First Morning in Rome

A travel blog entry by h_hurst


... a bit with a guy I met here at the hostel from Phoenix who had just finished a year of cooking school in the south of Italy and was travelling a bit before heading home. He already had been around, so we just enjoyed each other's company. We walked up ...

Rome Day 2, Rome, Italy travel blog

Rome Day 2

A travel blog entry by finntopson


... ) and sat down for some drinks. It's safe to say we had managed to come to the most expensive and least populated bar in Rome, so we each spent the rest of our budgets on the most alcoholic drinks they had on offer. Nick and Tom were feeling tired, so ...

Do you need a bath?, Rome, Italy travel blog

Do you need a bath?

A travel blog entry by coryandlaura


... are going to the ruins of the Caraculla Roman Baths. The Baths of Caracalla, the second largest baths complex in ancient Rome, were built between 212 and 219 A.D. by the emperor Marcus Aurelius Antoninus, better known by his nickname Caracalla. The ...

From Rome with Love, Rome, Italy travel blog

From Rome with Love

A travel blog entry by magnumcy


After a quick stop in Dusseldorf for a night I flew off to Rome on Ryannair, a low cost Irish carrier.  They had the smallest seats I have ever been in and my knees were cramped right up against the seat in front of me.  My head stood a good ...

Barcelona  and Rome!, Rome, Italy travel blog

Barcelona and Rome!

A travel blog entry by tennille


Hello again everyone! We are now in Beautiful Rome in Italy where it is absolutely roasting and I, of course, am tanned! Okay, so not so much tanned as sunburnt but still exciting! I spent 3 nights in Barcelona which was really nice. The hostel was in a ...

Rome in a Day, Rome, Italy travel blog

Rome in a Day

A travel blog entry by southbaykg


... , and finally down to the Pantheon. The Pantheon was by far the most impressive. It's the last great building left from ancient Rome, built in 27 B.C. There's a huge dome inside, with an opening to the sky 27 feet in travel book said that ...

When in Rome... Eat Gelato and Pizza..., Rome, Italy travel blog

When in Rome... Eat Gelato and Pizza...

A travel blog entry by cotafamily4


... ... We also slipped into many churches and cathedrals... always coming face to face with Mary... she is a powerful figure in Rome... and Italy for that matter... Mary has Jesus beat out at least 10 to 1 throughout the streets of Rome... for every ...

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