Tag Archives: Rome

Monday’s Postcard: Rome, Italy

Posted on 25. May, 2011 by .

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This week brings us to ancient times, year 72 to be exact. Rome’s Colosseum was the main entertainment center of the city and could hold around 50,000 spectators. Not as glorious as it once was, it  is however one of the biggest icons of the world and is truly worth a visit, either to enjoy [...]

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Weekend Break in the Eternal City of Rome

Posted on 18. Mar, 2010 by .

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Date: April 21st-22nd Accommodation: San Jouan Guest House - Via Francesco Berni 7, Rione Monti, 00185 Transportation:  London Gatwick to Rome Fiumicino with EasyJet Food: lasagna, lasagna, lasagna. take-away sandwiches. Activities: piazzas, Vaticano Museum, Colosseum, Forum Romano, eating lots of lasagna. Total cost of trip: €400, for two people. Appreciation: 5/5 I was lucky enough to [...]

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Top 10 Overrated Attractions in Europe

Top 10 Overrated Attractions in Europe

Posted on 20. Feb, 2010 by .

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As much as Europe is filled with interesting and popular attractions, sometimes the entry fee or the detour just isn’t worth it. I have been lucky enough to visit many European cities, and here’s what I thought were the least interesting ones. 1. Manneken Pis, Brussels It’s a tiny little men peeing in a fountain, [...]

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