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Know before you go: Rome Edition

1. Plan your visit in advance Rome is a city with a rich history and countless attractions. Plan your itinerary in advance to make the most of your time and ensure you don’t miss out on must-see sites. If you want to book any activities to make it even easier I have included a widget […]

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Trevi Fountain (Fontana di Trevi) at night
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Fontana Di Trevi (Trevi Fountain) Rome’s Aquatic Masterpiece

Quick Facts When I think back to my time in Rome, the first thing I think of isn’t of the Coliseum, the Vatican, or even the pizza, but of the Fontana Di Trevi. For some reason, every walk or stroll through the streets of Rome led me past this beautiful fountain. On my first evening […]

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Exploring Rome's Colosseum exterior at night in Italy, Rome
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The Colosseum and Roman Forum

Quick Facts The Colosseum When I came to Rome, I knew what the first thing I would visit would be. For as long as I could remember I had been fascinated with the Colosseum. Ever since reading Terry Deary’s “Rotten Romans” book from the Horrible Histories book series. I had read that book cover to […]

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Spanish Steps Fountain at Sunrise
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Spanish Steps in Rome

One of Rome’s iconic landmarks, the Spanish Steps has been adored by travellers for centuries. My friend was giving me a tour of Rome when I first came here. We were standing on the Terrazza Viale del Belvedere and she was pointing to famous buildings on the skyline. She left the Spanish Steps last, pointing […]

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