I was late. As usual I got hopelessly lost, but was finally headed in the right direction thanks to a kind local’s directions. I picked up my pace, scanning the street signs looking for the right one. It wasn’t that far but knowing that I was behind schedule, it seemed like it took forever. In…

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The morning sun shone on the recently washed walls of the Colosseum as I waited for my tour to start. Having a habit of getting lost I arrived early, but was greeted with a smile and checked in by the Walks of Italy representative who informed me my tour would start in about 15 minutes.…

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Vatican City is a must see while in Rome (an added perk is that technically it’s another country, bonus for us country counters out there!) but although it is tiny, by both country and city standards, it’s easy to spend at least half a day in this amazing section of Rome. Given that I hate…

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