The Complete Guide To Visiting The Vatican Gardens, Rome

Vatican Gardens

All first timers to Rome visit the Vatican, heading to the Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel first, then marveling at St. Peter’s Square and St. Peter’s Basilica. But not many actually make it to the Vatican Gardens. It’s such a pity! The Gardens of Vatican City are one of the most interesting, beautiful places to … Read more

The Ultimate Guide To Visiting The Capitoline Museums, Rome

Capitoline Museums Rome

The Capitoline Museums are among the most interesting in Rome. This formidable collection of art and archeology, known locally as Musei Capitolini, is located in Piazza del Campidoglio, one of the prettiest squares in the Eternal City, at the top of the Capitoline Hill. Often overlooked in favor of other museums, this is actually a … Read more

How To Get From Rome To Venice

from Rome to Venice

Unlike Florence, Venice is not near Rome. The distance from Rome to Venice by air (because you can fly there) it’s 394 kilometers (245 miles), while by car it’s 536 kilometers (333 miles). While you could do it in a day, this would mean you wouldn’t have much time in Venice to see all the … Read more

A Wonderful Pompeii Day Trip From Rome

Pompeii day trip from Rome

While Pompeii is best seen on a day trip from Naples, it is actually close enough to the Italian capital and you can indeed go on a Pompeii day trip from Rome. It will take you about two hours to get there by train – which is what I recommend. The site is massive and … Read more

How To Get From Rome To Pompeii

from Rome to Pompeii

While Rome has its fair share of attractions stretching back to antiquity, there’s much more to see across the country – and one of the big-hitter ancient sites is Pompeii. If you’re in Rome and you feel like making your way to this amazingly well-preserved hub of historic intrigue, luckily for you it can be … Read more

How To Get From Rome To Pisa

From Rome to Pisa

Rome and Pisa are 164 miles (265 kilometers) apart from each other, as the crow flies. There are different modes of transport you can take to get from Rome to Pisa, each with their pros and cons – all of which depend on how long you can spare to travel, what your budget is and … Read more

A Condensed Guide To Visiting Borghese Gallery Rome

Borghese Gallery

Located in the gorgeous gardens of Villa Borghese, in the heart of Rome, Borghese Gallery is, without the shadow of a doubt, the best museum in Rome. Not only it has an impressive art collection, with more paintings and sculptures that you could ever dream to admire, but it’s also a truly beautiful building, with … Read more

What To Wear In Rome

what to wear in Rome

Deciding what to wear in Rome can be surprisingly hard. If you are planning to visit Rome in the summer, you will have to deal with the terrible heat and humidity, but at the same time you will have to cover up whenever you enter a church. And there will be hordes of mosquitoes ready … Read more

15 Best Hostels In Rome

Rome on a budget

Are you traveling to Rome on a budget and looking for the best hostels in Rome? Great news! There are many options for accommodation in Rome that are budget friendly, and even if you are traveling to Rome on a shoestring you will find something suitable, comfortable and stylish without having to break the bank. … Read more

22 Best Hotels Near Vatican City

Hotels near Vatican City

There are many excellent hotels near Vatican City. Whether you are looking for a room that will allow you easy access to the Vatican Museums, or are in Rome for the Christmas or Easter celebrations, you will be happy to find a very good selections of places to stay near the Vatican, for any budget. … Read more