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Night Opening Tours in Rome

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If you’re traveling to Rome, Italy this summer, do yourself a favor and book one of the museum “Night Opening” tours. The Colosseum and the Vatican Museum offer evening tours through October 2015.  While there are plenty of night tours available in Rome, these are two of my absolute favorites! Colosseum Night Opening Last time […]


Italy – Part III: Fountains, Food and Fashion in Rome

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The last stop on our whirlwind Italy tour was Rome.  Ciao Roma!  My fascination with Italy was, honestly, more focused on Rome than any other city in the entire country.  Well, except maybe Capri and Positano but I will get there one day, mark my words! After the McDonald’s fiasco in Florence and a long […]


Italy – Part II: How I failed in Florence

After spending two days in Venice, we planned to take the train to Rome and stop in Florence for the afternoon.  I bought the train tickets online in advance so they were dirt cheap.  Also, I purchased advanced tickets to see the statue of David at the Accademia Gallery.  I didn’t buy tickets to any other […]


Italy – Part I: Venice & Burano

Italy has been on my list of places to go since I learned about it in school.  I’ve always found the language, the culture and the people to be so intriguing. When I lived in Paris, I had a Polish roommate who was fluent in Italian.  When we hung out with our friends, I was […]