Category: Rome

Hotel de Russie, the place to stay in Rome

Advising travel clients about where to stay in Rome is not always an easy request. No matter what budget the accommodation market here is different. Space and location are a premium and what amenities are offered don’t always match the experience of other major city hotels.

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The definitive guide on how to experience the Vatican Museums

  Rome is one of the best cities in the world to view the master collections of great artists. The eternal city has more museums and artifacts than one could view in a decade but one of the best calls to see some of the highlights is to get to the Vatican Museums. 

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How to get a tour of the Vatican Gardens

  Until very recently the Vatican Gardens were off limits to most visitors. There are reserved times of the day for the Pope to be alone for walking, reading and meditation, but often important visitors and benefactors of the Vatican museums were the only regular folks getting in. Now the Vatican Museum offers a package …

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How to get specialized tickets for Colosseum tours

  The Colosseum has expanded its areas to be visited by tourists. In addition to the normal entrance one can buy ahead of time or on the spot, several ticket retailers began selling entrances to the gladiatorial pits, the upper third tier and the general underground levels. These are still billed as VIP tours and one …

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