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Win A Trip For 2 To Rome + Tix To The Italian Open Tennis Tournament

Italian OpenColavita Olive Oil is giving one lucky winner a trip for two to Rome to attend the Italian Open tennis tournament.

The prize includes airfare, hotel stay and a VIP experience at the tournament.

I haven’t been to Rome in years so I’d love to win this prize. Continue reading Win A Trip For 2 To Rome + Tix To The Italian Open Tennis Tournament

Tourists Brawl Over Selfie Spot At Rome’s Trevi Fountain

Trevi Fountain
image: Instagram @HelenKennedy

When traveling, it can be frustrating when you can’t get a good photo due to others being in your pictures or hogging up the best spot.

Recently, a group of tourists got into a big brawl at Rome’s Trevi Fountain due to two women “aiming for the perfect selfie,” according to Fox News. Continue reading Tourists Brawl Over Selfie Spot At Rome’s Trevi Fountain

4,000 Skeletons at The Capuchin Crypt of Santa Maria della Concezione

During our trip to Italy (a few years back) we spent some of our time in Rome. There are many popular & well-known sites which are on most visitor’s lists of things to see. (Think the Colosseum, Pantheon, Forum, Trevi Fountain, Spanish Steps, the Vatican etc…)
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While we did visit all of the sites listed above and more, we also wanted to find something that felt a little more off the beaten path..
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Happy New Year!

The Colosseum

Last year my wife and I spent the holidays in Italy. (I mentioned here why we are at home in NY this year)

For New Years Eve we hung out by the Colosseum in Rome. It was probably one of the best New Years celebrations that I have ever been to. While I don’t usually like fireworks, it was pretty amazing seeing the fireworks over the Colosseum and Arch of Constantine. Continue reading Happy New Year!