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New 2019 Italy Tours from The Tour Guy (formerly Roman Guy)

When traveling, I like to treat myself with one or two small-group tours. Our favorite Italy tours are those from our friends at The Tour Guy (formerly the Roman Guy). They offer small groups, which are perfect for travelers like us. I like the intimate feeling of a limited party. The size is big enough… Continue reading New 2019 Italy Tours from The Tour Guy (formerly Roman Guy)

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Rome Attractions: How to See the ‘Forum of Caesar’ Light Show

In Rome, the ancient city and the modern one live side by side. And at many Roman historical sites, technology is bringing the past alive in new and exciting ways. One way in which Rome attractions are stepping up their 21st century game is by recreating history and reconstructing ruins through light shows with laser… Continue reading Rome Attractions: How to See the ‘Forum of Caesar’ Light Show

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Remarkable Rome Attractions: The Roman Guy’s “Catacombs” Tour

A Roman Guy (now the Tour Guy) representative greeted us in front of Basilica San Clemente—a rather unassuming church a couple of blocks behind the Colosseum—letting us know that we had found the correct place to start our tour. Since we took the bus, we had arrived early and chose to explore the church a… Continue reading Remarkable Rome Attractions: The Roman Guy’s “Catacombs” Tour

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Rome Attractions: The Roman Forum

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

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Italy For Less—Money Saving Tips for Cheap Travel

We get asked a lot: “How do you afford a trip to Italy every year?” A lot of it has to do with frugality (I'm quite the cheapskate), but we also employ some money-saving tips in order to enjoy Italy on a budget. It never feels like cheap travel though—we stay in lovely city-center apartments,… Continue reading Italy For Less—Money Saving Tips for Cheap Travel