Porta Pia Apartment

Address: viale Regina Margherita 244, Rome, Lazio, 00198, Italy | Condo
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Travel Blogs from Rome

A Guided Walk Back Through Time

A travel blog entry by sharpeworth on Mar 20, 2015

6 photos

... side of the Colosseum, but had those metal 'pins' still been intact, there might have been much more of this ancient building still left to see.

The Roman Forum was equally, if not more, impressive than the Colosseum. As Toni was hustling us through we realized she was working us through quickly so we had time to get to the Pantheon as well. In the end we cut our tour short. We had been to the Pantheon yesterday and knew that if we didn't take time ...

Back to the Eternal City

A travel blog entry by fausettj on Oct 26, 2014

2 comments, 8 photos

... Forum, all of about 10 min walk from here. I cant imagine what its like in peak season as even now it was packed. Anyway we had a long look around. We are blown away at the scale of the buildings. They are simply enormous. Imposing. The brickies mustve had a job for life. Must have been as hard getting someone to your house to mend a small wall then as it is now... Ahhhh mate would love to help you but Augustus needs his new arch finished by next month.
Speaking ...

The Coliseum

A travel blog entry by retrotripper on Jun 16, 2014

9 photos

... The heavens opened and more and more people arrived at the bus stop beside our cafe. We were protected only by the plastic canopy as the staff tried to move things further inside as things began to get soaked and blow away. Still more people arrived and the station next door couldn't accommodate all of the people as they continued to be turned away from the cafe. The staff forgot about us for the next hour-and-a-half as ...

Jessica...the queen of map reading!

A travel blog entry by hdianefraser on May 17, 2014


... went out of her way to help us and chatted up quite a storm telling us all about the local gypsies, also known as pick-pockets. We've seen many women gypsies and came across one male one today who approached us when we were getting our bags organized on the sidewalk. You just have to ignore them and not make eye contact. We had lunch on a patio in one of the piazzas at a place called Osteria De' Peccatori. I would say the best pasta yet. ...

Mama Mia! Florence!

A travel blog entry by tcoleman on Feb 11, 2014

2 comments, 16 photos

... and is a pushover, yet I still take the time to enjoy one on one
conversation with her after class ends. This is in order to clear up concepts
that get lost in broken English, show effort and interest, and also to charm her
up for any future breaks I may need; but mostly the latter of those three. I've
become accustom to carrying out this practice with all my teachers. My Italian
professor (professora) doesn’t speak a word of English during the ...

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