Are you walking around a gorgeous city in Italy pondering what the differences between all these types of restaurants are? You see signs that read, "Trattoria, Ristorante, Osteria, etc..." and wonder what that even means? These are eatery classifications and they let people know sort of what they are getting into before sitting down. For example, a Peschiera serves predominantly fish but … [Read more...] about Restaurants in Italy Explained: Osteria vs Trattoria vs…
Rome is a city where food and history are deeply connected. Around every corner, you might find either a delicious restaurant or a landmark to visit. If you want to experience Rome correctly, you must plan more than just sightseeing. Roman cuisine is a central part of Italian history and there are countless restaurants that provide an authentic meal. We have made it easier for you with our list of … [Read more...] about Guide to Roman Cuisine: The Best Restaurants in Rome
You may think that the only difference between the Paris Catacombs and Rome Catacombs are who’s buried in them. However, there are many differences that go into making each of these underground burial sites so unique. Though they share many similarities, each is glorified for its own history and characteristics. In this guide discover the difference between the Rome and Paris Catacombs and how … [Read more...] about What the difference between Rome and Paris Catacombs?
Rome has more than 900 churches all over the city and, with this high number, it appears to be the city with the largest amounts of cathedrals in the world. Certainly, while planning a trip to Rome, you can’t think to visit all of them and see other iconic sites, too. This choice could be hard as all of these landmarks come from different ages and still fiercely display all of their beauty. Thanks … [Read more...] about Guide to Main Churches in Rome
Imagine dedicating 10 years of your life to creating one of the most iconic artworks of all time. Imagine living and sleeping in the same room you’re working in. 500 years ago, a great Renaissance artist created the project that would define his career. Now, nearly 20,000 people see this glorious chapel every single day. This artist can be credited with the creation of several pieces of art, … [Read more...] about Who Painted the Sistine Chapel?
Visitors to Vatican City may be surprised to find that there are actually two lines to look out for: one for the Vatican Museums, and one for St. Peter’s Basilica. Home to 54 galleries, the Vatican Museums house some of the world’s most precious artwork. The largest church in the world, St. Peter’s Basilica features many iconic works of art, including Michelangelo’s La Pietà. La Pietà, or “The … [Read more...] about La Pietà: Michelangelo’s First Roman Masterpiece