Rome Italy- 4 Churches Called Santa Maria and a Museum Called MAXXI
There are over 900 churches in Rome and while we were there we probably visited ten. Of those, four were named after Santa Maria. There are many others with that name so it certainly can get confusing. We like to visit…
Three Palace Museums in Rome
Check out three lesser-known museums in Rome Italy which used to be grand palaces and villas; Doria Pamphilj, Villa Farnesina, and the Palazzo Corsini.
Rome Italy: Tips For Climbing St. Peter’s Dome And For Visiting the Basilica
Rome, Italy: Tips for Visiting St. Peter's Basilica and for Climbing to the Top the Dome
Travel Logistics and Resources for Naples, Paestum and Rome
Below is information on the travel logistics for for an eight day trip to Italy in October 2011 to Naples, Paestum and Rome. These are our experiences with our specific transportation choices and accomodation. To see the entire trip, start on the Naples,…
Santa Cecilia in Rome; A Surprise Under the Church
A visit to the crypt under the church of Santa Cecilia in Rome, Italy.
A Visit To Trajan’s Market in Rome
Even after many trips to Rome there’s always something new to see. I must have walked past the ruins of Trajan’s Market dozens of times and never really gave it much thought. This time I thought, “how is it possible…
Food in Rome; Restaurants,the Campo di Fiori Market, and a Giant Mortadella?
One of the best things about being in Rome (besides the 2000 year old monuments around every corner) is the food. Like the monuments, fantastic fresh food is literally around every corner, whether in neighborhood outdoor markets, restaurants, or small specialty shops,…
A Walk Around Rome
Arriving in Rome is starting to feel familiar, like a homecoming. After spending a full week here in 2008 and again in 2009, and at least three other previous visits, there is a comfort level that comes with spending enough…