BEST WESTERN Hotel Piccadilly Roma
Travel Blogs from Rome
A hugly busy day started with making our own way from the cruise ship, a walk to the train station working out the ticket system and purchasing a BIRG ticket that gave us unlimited train and metro travel, this time we remembered to validate the ticket in the machine before we boarded We narrowly missed the first train but 25 min later we jumped on the second a 45 min journey and first stop Roma San Pietro or St. Peter's a short walk from the station we ...
... I wander into this laundry to be greeted by an attendant (surprise she was Asian) who weighed my bag, quoted me a price and took it away for me. So I wasn't stuck in a laundry for three hours washing my clothes, the morning was now mine again
Just down the road from the laundromat was a beautiful big church called the Santa Maria Maggiore. Lovely church but it was closed, on a Sunday. Catholicism is different in Rome. So I took a couple ...
Having seen Angels and Demon, the Tom Hanks movie, I knew a little bit about what was going to happen and I was so excited to be a part of it. This is a once in a lifetime experience to be able to be in St. Peter's square when voting takes place. It definitely lived up to the hype.
If you don’t know what happens, I’ll try to quickly fill you in. When voting for the new Papa (that’s father in Italian), all of ...
... islands but it seems to have returned and is even angrier than before!) i dosed up on some cold and flu tablets and tucked in for an early night as the others headed out for a yummy dinner at the hostel restaurant. Next morning we awoke bright and early and set out to explore Vatican City. The place is incredible! We were super lucky with all the lines and seemed to zip through everything. Our first stop was St Peters Basilica which ...
... We got onto the Celano train which left at about 12.45 with about 20 minutes to spare. It is a two hour trip. I spent the time looking out the window at the wonderful autumn scenery.
Celano is where Anthony's mother was born and it is in the mountains east of Rome. The trip was full of tunnels and bridges and very pretty old houses. There were some grotty ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet