1 Day In Rome: 8 Sample Themed One Day Itineraries For Rome

Trying to plan the perfect 1 day in Rome itinerary? Here’s my guide to eight 1 day in Rome itineraries for every type of traveler. Endlessly inspiring and ethereal, Rome is the magical mecca of carbs and ancient architecture. It’s a grand showcase of Western civilization, full of Imperial pomp and circumstance. Rome has spent … Read more

Walking Tour of Central Rome: What To See in Rome’s Historic City Center

Planning a stroll through the historic city center of Rome? Here’s my 1 day walking tour for central Rome. It’s one of the most popular and spectacular strolls in the world for tourists.  Centro Storico is the most picturesque part of Rome. It’s a tangle of cobbled alleyways, Renaissance and Baroque monuments, ancient ruins, and … Read more

Hidden Gems Of The Vatican

Are you a repeat visitor to the Vatican looking for some more unusual things to see? If so, here’s my guide to 21 hidden gems in the Vatican Museums. The Vatican Museums consist of 26 separate museums. It’s one of the most expansive and famous collections in art history, with 70,000 art works lining the … Read more

20+ Famous Sculptures And Statues In The Vatican Museums

Are you a fan of ancient sculpture visiting Vatican City? If you want to know what to see, here’s my guide to 20+ must see sculptures in the Vatican Museums. The Vatican holds one of the world’s greatest art collections in 26 museums. Some of the most famous art works on the planet are there, … Read more

History Of The Roman Emperors: The Good, The Bad, And The Mad

Here’s my history of the Roman emperors. My list of emperors includes 92 names in chronological order. I give you some fun facts and mini-biographies on every Roman emperor. The Roman Empire was one the most powerful empires to ever exist. It dominated the Mediterranean world for centuries. The Roman emperors who wielded power led bizarre, … Read more

Nutshell History: The Rise And Fall Of Ancient Rome

Looking for a quick history of Ancient Rome? Ancient Rome lasted from approximately 753 B.C.–476 A.D. This period covers the founding of Rome, the Roman Republic, and the Roman Empire. This much history, as you may guess, is difficult to condense into a readable non-novel length chunk. But I’ve attempted to do so in this … Read more

50+ Fun And Interesting Facts About Rome, History Buff’s Guide

Looking for some facts about Rome to prepare for a visit? I’m an inveterate reader and history buff. I always do massive prep for a trip and I’ve been to Rome many times. Rome can be akin to experiencing magic. But to properly walk through antiquity, it helps to unlock the background of Rome’s tumultuous … Read more

One Day Itinerary for Vatican City: Top Attractions To See in 24 Hours

statue of St. Peter in front of St. Peter’s Basilica Planning a visit to Vatican City and wondering how to organize your day? This one day Vatican City itinerary has you covered. In 24 hours, this Vatican guide takes you to the top must visit attractions in Vatican City: the Vatican Museums, St. Peter’s Square, … Read more

10 Days in Italy Itinerary: Rome, Florence, and Venice (+ Day Trip Options!)

If you are searching for the perfect 10 days in Italy itinerary, you have come to the right place! This itinerary takes you to Italy’s classic cities: Rome, Florence, and Venice. In ten days, you’ll also have time for some charming side trips to Italy’s most beautiful towns. And, if you want to stay even longer … Read more