A short history and travel story on the Roman church Santa Maria sopra Minerva--a great Rome attraction and place to visit in Rome.
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
Walking through the Roman Forum is a truly special experience. One treads where caesars once walked, where vestal virgins kept sacred fires burning, where senators politicked, where shop owners hawked their wares, where prostitutes boasted of their bawdy talents, and where hustlers swindled. After all, the Roman Forum was the heart of political, legal, religious,… Continue reading Rome Attractions: The Roman Forum
Looking to visit the best places in Italy? The Tour Guy tours will have you covered. We’ve made some great vacation memories with The Tour Guy (formerly the Roman Guy)…boating down the Grand Canal in Venice…roaming underneath Rome’s Colosseum…beholding Michelangelo’s masterful Sistine Chapel with only a small group of people. Thinking back on them brings… Continue reading Best Places to Visit in Italy
Even if you’ve never been to Rome, you probably can conjure up an image of the Trevi Fountain. From the opening toss of Three Coins in the Fountain to the sensual scene in La Dolce Vita where Anita Ekberg wades in the fountain, cinema and the fountain’s stunning design have made this Baroque bubbler a… Continue reading Rome Attractions: The Trevi Fountain