Spend Some Time in Rome: Top Secrets of Rome Revealed!

With a history that spans for centuries, Rome is a city that takes a lifetime to discover. No matter how many times I go to Rome, I always find something new. It seems to contain an infinite number of secrets and sights to behold. While many are well-known and are on the top of travelers’ bucket lists, this capital city has its share of secret places

2018-03-31T15:18:10+00:00

Italy: From Rome to Positano, a drive down the Amalfi Coast

I'd say the Amalfi Coast is right on up there with the top 10 places to see before you die! You have got to go and experience it for yourself. Take your spouse on a romantic getaway. Fly into Rome, rent a car, and drive from Rome to Positano. See it for yourself, at your own pace and leisure. That's what we did on our

2018-04-16T15:06:19+00:00

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,

2017-12-12T22:29:24+00:00

Five reasons to rent an apartment in Rome, Italy

By Cacinda Maloney Rome, Italy Rome, the eternal city.  Who doesn't love Rome?  I fell in love the moment I landed there and have continued to go back there year after year.  It is a fabulous city!  There are so many things to see and do in Rome.  But one thing that makes Rome so much better is if you rent an apartment.

2017-07-23T12:43:10+00:00

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

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 to the Il

2018-04-03T13:06:52+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

2017-07-11T16:53:38+00:00