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Another Weekend in Rome

Remember how I told you about my weekend trip to Rome at the beginning of the year?

I went back to Rome last weekend.

It all started with my brother and me looking for a birthday present for my mother. 901 more words


Narcissus Had No Selfie Stick

They are┬ábanned in many galleries, concert venues and amusement parks. But when I visited the Vatican Museums last week, they appeared in front of every painting and every sculpture: … 647 more words

Daniela Shemer

Treasures from the past

Days were passing like hours and I had only one thing left to do in Rome. My trip to the city was to conclude with a visit to the prestigious museums within the Vatican walls that I had reserved for the last day. 1,079 more words


Video Postcard from RomeCabs: Vatican Museums

Buon giorno and welcome to Stefano’s RomeCabs transfer and tour travel blog. Our goal is to make you a trip to Italy as easy and enjoyable as possible. 485 more words


Day 12: Vatican Gardens by Open Bus

The Vatican Gardens has remained relatively closed to the public, until 2011 when Pope Benedict XVI decided to allow regular visits to it. Since then, many tours has been developed with it, including the “Vatican by Train” programme to Castel Gandolfo, opened to the public in 2014 by Pope Francis, which I did not have time to go for. 567 more words

Trip Reports

5,022 miles: the grand finale

Our last full day in Rome arrived, and we were all set for a semi-private tour of the Vatican Museums, complete with access to the Bramante staircase. 977 more words

Vatican City: The Vatican

Whilst in Rome in May I booked tickets online to go to the Vatican. I’d done very little research and was looking forward to the element of ‘surprise’ (mistake!) that would come with seeing where t’old Benedict carries out all of his Papal biznass. 1,498 more words