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Francesco: a Superstar pope with Humble beginnings

When visiting Rome, The Vatican City is bound to be number one on your must see list. An independent sovereign state since 1929, with its own stamps, train station and its own national anthem. The state also has its very own police force known as the famous “Swiss Guards”. Since...
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Till 10 years? Can’t wait the next Jubilee to see Rome. Do it now

The first came in 1300; the last in 2000. They are jubilee years, special celebrations of pilgrimage and pardons that have occurred only 26 times in the history of the Catholic Church. The 27th begins on De. 8, 2015 and runs through Nov. 20, 2016, declared the Holy Year of Mercy...
Rome in September

Rome in September

If you are thinking of visiting historical Rome this year then September is the perfect month to do so. The sweltering summer heat has started to subside and the city begins to enjoy temperatures around the mid 20s. With locals arriving back from their summer retreats the city...

The Fountains Of Rome

“Throw a coin over your shoulder, hit the Trevi Fountain then you are sure you’ll come back to Rome.”  As you wander around the ancient city of Rome you will find that almost every piazza (square) is adorned with a beautiful fountain. Typical of Rome, these fountains are...

April 21st – a party for Rome’s birthday

Celebrating a friend’s birthday is always a wonderful event. What do you do for a city that is celebrating its anniversary? Rome’s birthday (Il Natale di Roma, as the Romans call it) is coming and some pretty amazing events have been planned for this year’s...
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Only 2 Days To Visit Rome?

So you’ve booked your trip to Italy and in between your visits to various areas you’ve found there’s only 2 days to visit Rome. Don’t panic! There are a number of ways you can maximize your enjoyment of this amazing city and below are some of the best ways to save time while you...
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