Rome for kids

Though Rome is not “the” city¬† for kids here’s a list of suggested places. Villa Borghese an historical¬† and very central park that houses the Zoo, train rides,¬† bike rentals and the Casina di Raffaello (a museum, playground and area for exhibits. Most of the activities are in Italian). Villa Pamphily the largest city park,Continue reading “Rome for kids”

Travel tips: the Vatican city

VATICAN CITY STATE Dress code and photography If you are planning a visit there prepare yourself to go through security checks as you leave the country! (Italy) No sharp objects (pocket knives, scissors and the like). Water is allowed as long as it’s in plastic, positively no glass bottles. Restrictions for long umbrellas with tipsContinue reading “Travel tips: the Vatican city”

Vatican museums Sistine Chapel tickets

If you plan to visit the Vatican Museums and the Sistine Chapel in the busy season you may like to prepurchase tickets to avoid long lines. Normally worst days for linewise are Saturdays and Mondays since on Sundays the Vatican Museums and the Sistine chapel stay closed (except the last Sunday of the month whenContinue reading “Vatican museums Sistine Chapel tickets”