A Tiny Island in the Middle of Rome: Tiber Island, Italy

I watched out the large rectangular window and the massive television screen blaring Italian on the wall at the same time. Glancing back and forth, I could see where each frame of the movie had been filmed. The main actor would walk into the door that I had just walked through and then up the stairs to the very room I was standing in. However,

2017-06-10T16:25:28+00:00

Get the Scoop on the Best Gelato in Rome,Italy!

Updated August 2015 Gelato in Rome Gelato in Rome Looking for the Best Gelato in Rome! We headed down Via dei Coronari knowing it was around here somewhere.  We had been here before and knew we had to find it again. We were somewhere near Piazza Navona when we ended up finding it tucked in an alleyway beside a  stone stairway with a secret-like entrance next

2017-06-10T16:38:05+00:00

Vatican City can’t take a credit card or debit card!!

By Cacinda Maloney Just heard the news that the central bank of Italy has blocked the Vatican City's ability to accept credit cards or debit cards because of some questions about the holy city's compliance with anti-money-laundering controls. The ban went into effect January 1 , 2013, and still hasn't been fixed. So in the meantime, if you're waiting in line for, say, the Vatican

2017-06-25T11:40:11+00:00
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