St. Peter’s Basilica: Facts and History St. Peter’s Basilica rests in the center of Vatican City, easily one of Rome’s most recognizable buildings. The Basilica’s elaborate dome reigns over the Eternal City’s skyline – a compass for all who wander Rome’s streets. St. Peter’s Basilica’s stunning façade with its RenaissanceRead More →

How to Spend Christmas in Florence Spending the holidays away from home can often be a bummer. Luckily, visiting Italy is always a joy, especially during holiday season. Starting in early December, the city becomes illuminated with Christmas spirit and decorations. There are many ways to ring in the holidayRead More →

Pompeii’s Preserved Landmarks Have you ever wondered what life in ancient Rome was really like? The preserved city of Pompeii is the perfect venue. When Mt. Vesuvius erupted in 79 AD, Pompeii was a lively town of around 11,000 people with bustling markets, taverns and a 20,000 seat amphitheater. OnRead More →