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Rome Attractions—Church of Santa Maria sopra Minerva

A short history and travel story on the Roman church Santa Maria sopra Minerva--a great Rome attraction and place to visit in Rome.

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Florence Must-See…Ponte Vecchio Bridge

The Arno River cuts through Florence, dividing the historic center of the Italian city from the less-touristy Oltrarno side. For centuries, trade along the river fueled Florence’s commerce and, thus, its prosperity. Beautiful bridges, including one designed by Ammannati (with Michelangelo’s help perhaps), crossing the river were designed in a manner fitting the waterway's importance.… Continue reading Florence Must-See…Ponte Vecchio Bridge

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Renaissance Art: Ghirlandaio’s Last Supper in Florence

A historical blog about the Last Supper painting by Domenico Ghirlandaio in Ognissanti Church in Florence, Italy.

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Beware the Ides of March! Visiting Largo di Torre Argentina

A blog about Torre di Largo Argentina, a square with cool archeological remains, in Rome, Italy.

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How to Get to Rome from FCO Airport

Lately, I’ve noticed a lot of people asking the best way to get from FCO airport to Rome and vice versa. I belong to several travel forums where myself and others give advice to those traveling to Italy. Many people give the traveler the cheapest option and let it go. If that is what you… Continue reading How to Get to Rome from FCO Airport