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Category Archives: Rome

Episode #127: Best of Untold Italy – A Wander through Trastevere

  We’re headed back to Rome, the Eternal City, revisiting another of our most popular episodes –  A Wander through Trastevere. Our guest, award-winning travel journalist and author Maria Pasquale is a Trastevere resident herself and guides us through the cobbled, vine-draped streets that make up this charming neighborhood and tells us about the best […]

Review: VIP Vatican Key Master’s Tour – The Key to Opening the Sistine Chapel

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If you’ve ever dreamed of standing inside the Sistine Chapel almost alone, or touring the Vatican Museums without going shoulder to shoulder with the crowds, you will love the VIP Vatican Key Master’s Tour by Take Walks (formerly Walks of Italy). We were lucky enough to enjoy this once in a lifetime experience, and are […]

3 Days in Rome: Itinerary Ideas for Visiting the Eternal City

The Eternal City is one of the most fascinating cities you’ll find anywhere on the planet, and having just 3 days in Rome means that time is pretty tight. The good news is that a 3 day itinerary for Rome is totally do-able, but you’ll need to plan your time carefully to make the most […]

Rome’s amazing Pantheon: Facts and history to enliven your visit

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Alongside the Colosseum, Rome’s Pantheon is perhaps the most iconic remnant of the ancient Roman Empire. The Roman Pantheon is truly an architectural wonder. Its impressive design, scientific and harmonious proportions, and striking elegance remind the visitor of the glory of the great Roman Empire. Why visit the Pantheon? The Pantheon has stood for nearly […]