Today, June 2nd, was Republic Day in Italy, marking 73 years since a referendum held in the war-torn country voted to replace the monarchy with
As an added bonus, our Colosseum skip-the-line entry ticket, also gained us entry to the Palatine Hill and Roman Forum just a few minutes walk
This morning we walked from our apartment to Piazza Venezia on our way to the Colosseum. The general area stretching from the piazza to the
Following our Vatican visit we jumped on the bus again. We decided to travel two stops before getting off. It was nearly 3.00pm and we
We had an early train to catch from Monterosso, so were pleased when the hotel manager brought the breakfast food out about fifteen minutes early.
Many tourists visit the Cinque Terre to walk the steep paths between the five towns. We had no plans or inclination (pun intended) to do