Roaming the Vatican Museums

I got myself the Omnia Vatican & Rome pass 3 Days Pass while I was there. I did my research and concluded that despite the hefty price I paid, this all in one card would be worth it (it was 94 euros!). I am not advertising for them, but this card included all the top…

A visual journey through the Vatican Museums

The Vatican Museums is not something you would forget once you step foot into this behemoth institution. The size and grandeur of it all would leave a mark in your brain. The fact that you will soon be able to see the infamous Sistine Chapel will mark a milestone in itself as well. Museums might…

Coin-tossing at Trevi Fountain

The Fontana di Trevi – or Trevi Fountain in English – is a fountain in Rome, Italy. It is the largest Baroque fountain in the city and one of the top must-sees of tourists when in Rome. A traditional legend holds that if visitors throw a coin into the fountain, they are ensured a return…

Losing my phone in Rome

I was shopping in Rome’s Via del Corso, one of the main street’s in historical centre of Rome when it happened. Lured by cheap, new clothes – I walked into one of the shops despite my aching feet after a long day of walking on cobbled paths. It was instantaneous actually. I was texting a friend.…

Stumbling into Galleria Borghese

Rome left an impression. I had to walk through this ancient city for 45 minutes to reach my hostel because there was a train strike on the morning I arrived. It wasn’t the Trevi Fountain or the Spanish steps that made me look twice – it was a train strike.  It amazed me how they…

Coliseum and Roman Forum

I anticipated this day. When I was barely 9, I would go to the State library and peruse the kids section for stories about Zeus and his pantheon. Roman and Greek Gods are mostly the same but hold different names; I was curious as a child and as I grew, I was curious still. Imagine…