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Rome: First Italian Book End to our Star Clippers Cruise

In June 2016, when my sister and I took a cruise onboard the Royal Clipper, we spent additional time in Italy on both sides of the sailing trip.

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Rome and the Amalfi Coast

Year of travel: May 2013      |       10 days, including travel days

5 days in Rome

Western Europe

Roaming 'Round Rome

Ecce Romani! Look, the Romans! This was the name of my Latin textbook way back in 9th grade. So my first thought biking into the ancient city from the not so nearby airport was Ecce Roma! 512 more words

Vatican Museum & the Sistine Chapel

The Vatican Museum and really any museum in Europe, you can either walk through and get the gist of it or you could spend a week analyzing every part of it. 809 more words


From Illyria to Italy, Part 6: The Treasures of the Vatican

The treasures of the Vatican undoubtedly represent collectively the most famous art historical hoard in the world. Containing works such as Raphael’s School of Athens, … 687 more words


Art Treasures of Rome—Michelangelo, Bernini, and Raphael, Oh My!

Love art? For hundreds of years, the Catholic church has been commissioning and collecting the world’s greatest works of art. A wealthy nation-state, Vatican City has untold riches within its walls—quite a bit of it that can be visited. 2,814 more words


Rome and Vatican during Holy Week

It has always been my childhood dream to go to Vatican and Rome. So I took a short break from school during Holy Week and planned my solo adventure. 1,231 more words