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Visiting St. Peter’s Basilica and Vatican City

A visit to Rome wouldn’t be complete without a stop at Vatican City and St. Peter’s Basilica. The largest Christian church in the world, St. Peter's is filled with beautiful objects of art from some of the greatest artists of the Renaissance and Baroque eras. Everywhere one looks there is art, including fabulous mosaics. Paintings… Continue reading Visiting St. Peter’s Basilica and Vatican City

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Rome Restaurants: Best Places to Eat in Rome 2019

When I think of Italy my mouth starts to water and my stomach starts to grumble! Just writing this blog, I had to stop and go cook some pasta. I also made bruschetta to have before it...and, truth be told, I'm seriously considering ordering a pizza right now. But the first time I was in… Continue reading Rome Restaurants: Best Places to Eat in Rome 2019

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Vatican Museum: Things to Do in Rome

What is one of the best things to do in Rome? If you're looking for a way to while away a few hours in opulent, artistic ecstasy, you should visit the Vatican Museums (Musei Vaticani). History comes alive in this behemoth complex as you wander through room after room filled with treasures from the past.… Continue reading Vatican Museum: Things to Do in Rome

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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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Rome Tourist Attractions: The Pantheon

My favorite building in the entire world is the Pantheon. The Pantheon is, in my humble opinion, one of the best Rome tourist attractions. In the Eternal City, visiting the Pantheon is the first thing we do and the last. I have to see my beloved brown stone rotunda one last time before getting in… Continue reading Rome Tourist Attractions: The Pantheon