Tag Archives: Rome

Cooking Classes Around the World

One of the best ways to learn about a country, its people, history and its culture is through its food. Tasting the recipes and spices from around the world that are unique to a country or city can help you connect to a place, and bonding with people over food – even if you don’t […]

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June 12, 2013 by | Comments Off on Cooking Classes Around the World

The 10 Most Beautiful Cemeteries in the World

While it might seem like a strange thing to add to your vacation to-do list, visiting beautiful cemeteries when you travel can be an interesting way to learn about a place’s history – not to mention see some of its most stunning landscapes.

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March 28, 2013 by | 3 Comments

Europe’s Most Accessible Cities (and Tips for Getting Around With Limited Mobility)

According to figures released by the UN, there are 650 million people living in this world with some sort of disability, with around eight million of those from Europe, which also has a population that is aging. That’s a huge section of the population and one that until recently was not well served when traveling […]

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March 21, 2013 by | 1 Comment

A Room with a Pew: Convent Accommodations in Rome

Rome convent guesthouse

Born from a centuries-long Roman tradition of offering shelter to pilgrims, a convent guesthouse can offer travelers amenities such as quiet gardens, a chapel, a library, or clean common areas with a TV, refrigerator or microwave. You may find yourself lodging in a grand palazzo or a terracotta townhouse. Many have excellent locations for the […]

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December 19, 2012 by | Comments Off on A Room with a Pew: Convent Accommodations in Rome

Tips for Visiting Rome with Kids

Trevi Fountain

Perhaps you’ve heard that Rome isn’t the most hospitable place for children and families, but don’t be fooled! Families with children of all ages will find no shortage of interesting family-friendly activities around nearly every corner in Rome.

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July 25, 2012 by | 18 Comments

Suggested Itineraries: 3 Days in Rome

They say all roads lead to Rome, and hopefully the road you are on will eventually wind its way around to the Eternal City as well. A trip to Rome means coming face to face with both ancient history and modern-day European city life, as well as a pinch of some of the tastiest traditional […]

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July 15, 2012 by | 4 Comments

Team Europe Update: Ryan & Asha in Rome and Naples

Amalfi Coast

After a fun-filled time in Istanbul, Ryan and Asha hopped on another plane to Rome (and later on to Naples), where they began the Italian portion of their journey. Read on to see what delicious foods they ate, which famous monuments they toured, and how they learned to fight like gladiators.

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June 1, 2012 by | Comments Off on Team Europe Update: Ryan & Asha in Rome and Naples

How to Spend One Day in Rome


You might think it’s impossible to see the sights of Rome in just one day – but Italy’s capital is actually very compact and easy to explore. With a bit of planning, a good map, and a decent pair of shoes to cope with all those cobbled streets, you can see many of Rome’s highlights […]

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April 30, 2012 by | 1 Comment

[VIDEO] Rome Hop-on Hop-off Double Decker Bus Tour

Rome Hop-on Hop-off Double Decker Bus Tour

For its price I think the Rome Hop-on Hop-off Double Decker Bus Tour is the best little tour of Rome you can get. Being on the top deck means you get a great perspective of some of the greatest monuments in the city. The audio commentary–despite not being recorded and not from a live guide–comes […]

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March 1, 2012 by | 1 Comment

5 Rome Travel Tips


Headed to Italy? These Rome travel tips will help you come prepared for the crazy traffic, how to buy tickets for public transport, where to find drinking water and more.

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February 27, 2012 by | 2 Comments