Travel Blogs from Rome
... one they will not forget. FUN FACT: The new Pope is Italian and instantly was embraced by the people of Rome whereas the last Pope, a German, was never as accepted. John Paul II was a greatly loved and adored man but even he took almost 22yrs to reach adoration of the people.
Leaving the basilica we drove through the city, past Circus Maximus and finally reached the Colosseum, which is not the color I thought it would be. I thought it would be lighter so I guess ...
We were thrilled to have our good friends, Deb and Croine, join us on the world tour in Rome. We stuffed our faces during Fabio's cooking class. The secret tips and tricks were just what we needed to perfect our pasta.
Entertain your taste buds with this video:
After successfully riding around with ...
... to burn to freaking quicklime - what a waste), bronze, or anything else even moderately worth anything. Then we walked up through the alleyways of Rome through to the Trenti Fountain (wow), shoved our way to the front and threw our coins in. THe crowds around were pretty insane everywhere - it was St Peter and St Paul's day so all the religious sites were closed (unfortunately the Pantheon was closed every day we were in Rome but the outside is cool....).
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Roman Holiday directed by William Wyler, this was one of the first U.S. films to be shot on location overseas. It won 3 Oscars and 11 nominations, but it was the location that soared the popularity of this film to a classic. Audrey plays a bored and sheltered Princess Anne who is in Rome on ...
... once I'm brave enough to go into a restaurant and sit at the sidewalk area, other single female travellers come into the restaurant too. Two, in fact! One of them said that she was from Russia, and she was looking forward to the Map Room in the Vatican Museums. (The map room?! What map room?! But I was stoked.)
The highlight of the day was the Vatican Museum. Words fail me. The Popes, God bless them, were crazier than private art collectors. They kept unearthing ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Pets allowed