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How to survive the Roman rat-race and open Heaven's gates before lunch

If you are going to Rome to escape the daily grind of commuter overcrowding, don’t set out for the Vatican.

Never was there such an economy built on subsidized queue-skipping. 825 more words


Selfie: Rome

Sarah Jenkins (velvethadrian), 2017.

Rome: Touring the Vatican, Sistine Chapel, and St. Peter's Basilica

On Saturday, our first full day in Rome, we took the metro to the Vatican museum around 10 am (stopping along the way for a chocolate espresso and pastry, of course). 783 more words


Old Eyes: Rome

Sarah Jenkins (velvethadrian), 2017.

A fantastic row of heads from the Vatican Museum. The display strategy seemed to be overwhelming quantity – they put SO MUCH out for you to see and included a label every tenth piece or so. 20 more words

Postcard Shot: Rome

Sarah Jenkins (velvethadrian), 2017.

The dome of St. Peter’s Basilica when we stepped out to get a breath of fresh air from the Vatican Museum hike.

DOTM Special (Feb 2017 - Rome, ITALY) The Vatican Museums

Contributor: David Bernard

When in Rome it’s hard not to think about the Catholic religion, seeing that the city is home to one of the world’s most famous religious leaders. 303 more words


Italy Adventures: Rome Edition

Disclaimer – Rome was one of my favorite cities we visited while in Italy. Everyone has asked me which city was my favorite and it was a close tie between Rome and Venice. 1,358 more words