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Should You Get the Omnia Card for a Trip to Rome?

omnia card

When planning my vacations I’ll look into the tourist pass offered in my destination city. I’ve done it in many different cities and usually find that it’ll save me some money. Note that it really depends on how long you’re there and how much you plan on seeing. I’m the sort of person who likes […]

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Can You Climb the Dome of St Peter’s Basilica?

dome of st peter's basilica

Yes you can! And I highly recommend it! Climbing the Dome of St Peter’s Basilica was one of the highlights of my trip to Rome.  History of the Dome of St Peter’s Basilica The dome was designed by Michelangelo, who worked on the construction of the Basilica beginning in 1547. By the time of his […]

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The Greatest of All Churches of Christendom

St. Peter's Basilica

The Papal Basilica of St. Peter in the Vatican, or simply St. Peter’s Basilica, is an Italian Renaissance church in Vatican City. As I write this it’s been 3 years since I was in Rome. I apologize greatly for the delay my friend. Really, I’m so thrilled to be back writing about my travels. They are what […]

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The Vatican Museums are a Testament to the Arts

Vatican Museums

The Vatican Museums are Christian and art museums located within the Vatican City. Displaying works from collections amassed by Popes throughout the centuries. My first day in Rome I set out to the Vatican. I figured this would be a full day and I should get it out-of-the-way right off the bat. When you go to the Vatican, […]

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Stratford Town Walk to Shakespeare’s Grave

stratford Town Walk

The last part of the Stratford Town Walk takes you to the Holy Trinity Church. It’s a lovely looking church with a unique character. Holy Trinity Church You can almost feel the age of the place. It was probably my favorite place in Stratford Upon Avon. The people who must have come and gone throughout […]

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Places You Need to Visit with a Weekend in Paris

weekend in paris

If you’re short on time when your in Paris, this is the must see places I recommend. Each one was spectacularly beautiful and took my breath away. Like literally, at Notre Dame at least (more on that in a bit). A weekend in Paris is a perfect trip for any time of the year. As […]

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Paddy Wagon Bus Tour Around Ireland

Paddy Wagon Bus Tour

While I was in Dublin I also decided to go on a tour to the Cliffs of Mohr. The tour I picked was the Paddy Wagon bus tour. A word to the wise, you’re on a bus for about twelve hours, make friends with the people next to you, it will make it bearable! However, […]

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How to Spend One Day in Dublin

One Tourist Day in Dublin

Let me start by saying before I went to Ireland everyone asked me “why Ireland?” As if Ireland was some no man’s land that I wouldn’t find anything in. Boy…they were wrong, not only did I see lots of wonderful places, but I met some wonderful people too. Dublin itself is relatively small, if you grew […]

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