Rome

Catacombs & Sightseeing in Rome

30 Sep 08: Finally, some kind soul told me that this place is called Cappuccini. I googled about it and I am pretty sure that the full name is Santa Maria della Concezione dei Cappuccini.

Hi Friends! This is one of the 3 posts that is submitted for the nomination of Best Photo Blog category […]

By |July 6th, 2008|Europe, Italy, Rome|49 Comments

Rome is not built in a day; we combed it in a day! [part 1]

In Rome, we stayed in Pensione Ottaviano Hostel, which is only a short walk to St Peter’s Square. We got ourselves a six-bedder dorm in this pleasant hostel occupied by youths from all over the world. An American youth told us she worked in the hostel to make some money to tour in Europe. […]

By |January 16th, 2008|Europe, Italy, Rome|0 Comments

Rome is not built in a day; we combed it in a day! [part 2]

Leaning Tower is to Pisa as Colosseum is to Rome. The mighty Colosseum is the largest elliptical amphitheatre ever built in the Roman Empire and one of the greatest works of Roman architecture and engineering. When we think of Colosseum, we think of the brave gladiators who fought for their lives.

Admission to Colosseum is […]

By |January 15th, 2008|Europe, Italy, Rome|0 Comments

Rome is a fine city… we got FINED!

Travelling in May proved to be the right month for us: lesser crowds, cheaper rates, attractions open with longer operating hours, longer daylight, not too cold yet see snowing in Central Europe like Austria, and spring flowers blooming.

Yes, everything seemed to be right for us throughout our 27 days in six countries. We did […]

By |January 13th, 2008|Europe, Italy, Rome|7 Comments