Rome

The Gallery of Maps in the Musei Vaticani in the Vatican City

Gallery Of Maps in the Vatican City

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Today's travel photo is of the Gallery of Maps inside the Vatican Museums in the Vatican City. This hall is one of my favourite parts of the Vatican Museums. It contains 40 detailed maps of the Italian regions and cities frescoed on the walls, as well as some other incredible frescoes covering the entire ceiling… Read More

Path to Capitoline Hill in Rome, Italy

The Path to Capitoline Hill in Rome, Italy

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Today's travel photo is of the wide pathway leading up to Capitoline Hill in Rome, Italy. Capitoline Hill is one of the Seven Hills of Rome and has a long and interesting history, dating back to ancient Rome. What now stands on the hill are some beautiful Medieval and Renaissance palaces that now combine as the… Read More

Art for sale in Piazza Trinita dei Monti in Rome, Italy

Art for sale at Piazza Trinita dei Monti in Rome, Italy

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Today's travel photo is of some art for sale in Piazza Trinita dei Monti in Rome, Italy. This piazza is located at the top of the Spanish Steps and dominated by the Trinita dei Monti Church. I just loved walking around the cobblestone streets and piazzas of Rome… Read More

Temple of Saturn in the Roman Forum in Rome, Italy

Must see Rome: Ruins of the Ancient Empire

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Rome is a city that has always fascinated me. Starting as a meagre village, it grew to become the most important city in the world around 2000 years ago, sitting at the heart of one of the biggest empires to ever exist. From Rome, its rulers ruled an empire that covered much of Europe, the… Read More

Black and white photo of the Colosseum in Rome, Italy

The Colosseum in Black and White

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It's been a while since I've put up a photo from my beloved Italy, so today I thought that I would share this photo of the Colosseum in Rome. I took this photo in the afternoon after exploring the inside of this world famous landmark on our way back to our hotel. As you can… Read More

Roman architecture on the Vittorio Emanuele II Monument in Rome, Italy

Columns on Vittorio Emanuele II Monument in Rome, Italy

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Piazza Venezia is one of the busiest intersections in Rome, Italy, and if you've explored the main attractions in Rome, you have probably come across it on several occasions. Dominating this busy piazza is the enormous Vittorio Emanuele II Monument, built in the early 20th century and mostly hated by the local Romans. Although this… Read More

The interior of the Colosseum in Rome, Italy

Inside the Colosseum in Rome, Italy | Travel Photo

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It may be one of the most popular tourist attractions in the world, but no first trip to Rome, Italy, should be without a visit to the Colosseum. This famous amphitheatre dates back nearly 2000 years, and despite the effects of earthquakes, weathering and stone robbers over the centuries, this marvel of Ancient Roman architecture is… Read More

Twin churches in Piazza del Popolo in Rome, italy

Piazza del Popolo in Rome, Italy

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Piazza del Popolo is located at the end of Via del Corso, the straight road that runs through the center of Rome from Piazza Venezia at the base of Capitoline Hill, and stands at the northern gate of the Aurelian Walls (the walls that surrounded ancient Rome). The history of the piazza stretches across several… Read More

Artwork for sale in Piazza Trinità dei Monti at the top of the Spanish Steps in Rome, Italy

Photos of Rome, Italy

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When my wife and I got married, we decided to spend our month long honeymoon in Italy. It was absolutely perfect and we instantly fell in love with this beautiful country. Like most people, we arrived in Rome and spent four amazing days exploring the city. I was recently going through some old photos that… Read More

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