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Last Part: Roaming in Rome – DIY Tour

This is the final part of our Roaming in Rome Do-It-Yourself Tour. You may want to read first Part 1, Part 2 and Part 3.

Last Part: Roaming in Rome – DIY Tour

Day 4

We really dedicated our last day on visiting places that kids will enjoy. As I said earlier, Cole never complained once with all the walking we did but I can sense he had enough of the culture. So we had breakfast first at the Pantheon area. (more…)

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Part 3: Roaming in Rome – A DIY Tour

Part 3: Roaming in Rome – A DIY Tour

Click here for Part 1 and Part 2.

Day 3

Third Day was when we visited famous landmarks and had DIY walking tour. Handed with a map, we started the day with a visit to Trevi Fountain. This is where you toss a coin to ensure return to Rome. It was on restoration when we came and I read that it should be completed by October 2015. There is however, a small pool of water from the fountain where tourists throw their coins. Of course, we followed the tradition and threw a coin each. I threw an extra penny and made a special wish. (more…)

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Part 2 : Roaming in Rome – DIY Tour

Part 2 : Roaming in Rome – DIY Tour

This is the second day of our DIY tour in Rome. For first part, click here.

I now understand the importance of eating brain food. I’m racking my memory to remember the sequence on how we did things. It’s just a few months ago but it feels like it happened years back.

Anyways, in my last post, I told you how we missed collecting our Papal mass tickets for Maundy Thursday’s mass. We decided that we’ll still go and hope for Divine intervention. (more…)

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Roaming in Rome : Do-It-Yourself- Tour

Roaming in Rome : Do-It-Yourself- Tour

I already posted our Rome trip on my other blog but I don’t think it matches the blog’s personality so I moved it here. I’m also updating this post so it will be more useful to anyone who plans to visit Rome and do all the arrangements by themselves.

I started planning for this trip as early as December of 2014 but the actual bookings were only made in February 2015 as soon as we got the visa. I booked the apartment in February and then purchased the fight tickets in March. I will try to tell things chronologically just the way I planned them. Note that this post is quite long as I want this to be as informative as possible. (more…)

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Roaming in Rome

Roaming in Rome!

Finally! After experiencing all kinds of glitches that I thought will prevent us from proceeding to our Italy trip, everything was sorted out at the last minute. The trip was memorable since it is our first European country to visit and first time the four of us travelled together on a holiday.

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