5 08, 2010

Roman Coliseum and Forum

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A few days ago I was eating at a restaurant and when I looked at the kids menu there was a picture of the Coliseum and I thought "I still can't believe I was actually there".  As a historian, I

23 09, 2009

The Vatican – Vatican City

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Pictures of the Vatican I have a lot of pictures of the Vatican and I plan to post almost all of them. Here are the first few I took while waiting in line outside the Vatican. Be prepared, the lines

16 09, 2009

Churches in Rome

2023-07-25T14:44:21-05:00By |Categories: Rome, Europe, Italy|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Churches in Rome

This article looks at just a few of Rome's outstanding churches, many dating back to the Middle Ages or even earlier. While the selections chosen here are all outstanding examples, this list is by no means exhaustive. It's closer to

11 09, 2009

Borghese Gallery – Rome, Italy

2022-12-21T10:16:50-06:00By |Categories: Rome, Europe, Italy|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Borghese Gallery – Rome, Italy

Wondering what to see in Rome? If you’re planning to visit Rome, you know that there’s a lot to take in. From the history and culture to the sites and sounds—it can be overwhelming! That said, one experience you must

8 09, 2009

Hotel Milton Roma

2023-02-09T14:54:44-06:00By |Categories: Rome, Europe, Hotel Review, Italy|Tags: , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Hotel Milton Roma

Are you planning a trip to Rome, Italy? The Eternal City has so much to offer its visitors from incredible cuisine to ancient architecture. When it comes to hotel accommodations, let me tell you about my experience at the Hotel

4 09, 2009

Things to Do in Rome with Five Euros or Less

2023-07-25T14:42:06-05:00By |Categories: Rome, Europe, Italy|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Things to Do in Rome with Five Euros or Less

We got to Rome, Italy in the morning, after flying all night, and we were so excited. This was our very first time to Europe and our first trip without our kids in 4 1/2 years. We weren't sure how

22 08, 2009

Vacation to Italy and Spain

2023-02-25T11:49:21-06:00By |Categories: Venice Italy|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Vacation to Italy and Spain

Our travels were amazing and we took about 1500 pictures. So, I have lots of blogging to do. Each city was neat and each was completely different from the others. My favorite was Venice, Italy, and friend's favorite was Rome, Italy. We

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