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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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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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Things to Do in Rome: the SUPER Pass

Rome’s cultural ministry has recently added a pass where one can visit previously restricted archaeological sites at the Roman Forum and Palatine HIll. It’s called the SUPER Pass…and having gone earlier this year, I think it’s pretty great. The SUPER Pass gives you access to eight restricted areas that you can't access with just the… Continue reading Things to Do in Rome: the SUPER Pass

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Best Attractions in Rome—the Appian Way

The Appian Way (via Appia) is an ancient roadway that highlighted the greatness of Rome. Today, it is one of the best attractions in Rome. Strategically important, it intimidated foes and friends alike since it meant that Roman legionnaires could mobilize and move out quickly. The Appian Way was one of Rome’s earliest roads—the first… Continue reading Best Attractions in Rome—the Appian Way

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Rome, Off the Beaten Path

Rome appeals to a plethora of tastes and arouses a range of emotions…even in normally reserved people. The aesthete will be swept away. The history buff will swoon. The gourmand will be downright giddy. And for the artists, historians, and gourmets who may prefer to do things in Rome a little off the beaten path?… Continue reading Rome, Off the Beaten Path