So you've found out about Rome's best-kept secret, the Borghese Gallery, and now you're wondering if a tour is worth it? You're probably a polyglot history buff who knows everything so what is a guide going to teach you, right?!? This article is all about why the Borghese Gallery should absolutely be seen with a tour guide regardless of your background. Pro Tip: You're … [Read more...] about Is a Tour of the Borghese Gallery Worth it?
Are tours in Rome worth it?
Rome has been one of the world's most desirable destinations for over 2,000 years and counting. Much of its allure is due to its many layers, which can be peeled back like a beautiful rose. With so much to explore, you might ask: Is it worth it to take tours in Rome or should I try to explore it on my own? Read on to find out. Pro Tip: Bookmarks are the key to … [Read more...] about Are tours in Rome worth it?
Is Climbing the Dome of St. Peter’s Basilica in Rome Worth it?
Heading to Rome and want to know if all those steps to get to the top of St. Peter's Dome are worth it? It's a great question because you'll undoubtedly work up a sweat even if you take the elevator to see the best view in Rome. Luckily, I've done it myself and can paint you a picture of my experience so you can decide for yourself! Find out if a St. Peter's Dome climb is worth … [Read more...] about Is Climbing the Dome of St. Peter’s Basilica in Rome Worth it?
9 Things to See Near Piazza del Popolo: Rome Neighborhood Guide
Piazza del Popolo marks the northern gates of Rome and is the largest square in the city. Connecting many parts of the Eternal City, it's a good base for some sightseeing. In this article, our local Rome tour guide has put together a list of the top things to see near Piazza del Popolo. Pro Tip: Bookmark this article in a “Rome” folder in your browser, so you can circle … [Read more...] about 9 Things to See Near Piazza del Popolo: Rome Neighborhood Guide
Stories and Symbolism of the Pantheon
Heading to the Pantheon in Rome and want to know more about the structure? It's almost 2,000 years old, so it has a lot of accumulated stories, folklore, and even dead bodies! In this article, find out all about what to see at the Pantheon and why it is important from a local guide of Rome. Pro Tip: It's easier to organize your trip when you have all your resources … [Read more...] about Stories and Symbolism of the Pantheon