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 have to ask a question. Is it worth it to take tours in Rome or should you try to explore it on your own? Pro Tip: Bookmarks are the key to … [Read more...] about Is It Worth It To Take Tours in Rome?
Heading to Rome and want to understand if climbing all those steps to get to the top of St. Peter's Dome is 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! Pro Tip: If you are … [Read more...] about Is Climbing the Dome of St. Peter’s Basilica in Rome Worth it?
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
Heading to the Pantheon in Rome and want to know more about the structure? It is almost 2000 years old which is a lot of time to accumulate stories, folklore, and even dead bodies! I, a local guide of Rome, created this article all about what to see at the Pantheon and why it is important! Meaning of the word "Pantheon" The word Pantheon translates to all-worship or … [Read more...] about Stories & Symbolism of the Pantheon
If you have been to the Trevi Fountain you probably understand how beautiful and impressive it is. You might not know that it's design is Baroque which means it is full of symbolism! That said, what type of hidden stories and meaning can be found in its dramatic facade? Here is the symbolism and stories behind the Trevi Fountain written by a tour guide in Rome! The … [Read more...] about Stories and Symbolism Behind the Trevi Fountain in Rome