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Mail Your Postcards From The Vatican City Post Office
Published on Tuesday, September 20, 2011 by Many visitors to Rome take the opportunity to mail postcards and letters back home from another country, no, not Italy -- Vatican City! The Vatican has had its own post office and stamps since 1929. More items are mailed from the Vatican City postal code (00120) per inhabitant than from any other postal code in the world. The Universal Postal Union has called th...
Shopping in Rome – A Delight
Published on Monday, August 1, 2011 by Rome is a wonderful tourist destination for families! While the historic tourist attractions in Rome interest men; the adventurous catacombs and museums get the little ones keyed up. And for women, Rome is the seventh heaven! With a myriad of choices to shop for everything right from chocolates to fashion accessories, shopaholic women will find it hard to wind up thei...
City Cards Can Help You Save When Visiting Italian Cities
Published on Wednesday, July 27, 2011 by Who wouldn't like to save a few dollars -- or euros -- while visiting Italian cities? Special city cards for tourists, which usually include discounts on public transportation and museum admissions, can be worth using when you are visiting Italy. For example, the Roma Pass which is valid for three days at the cost of 25€ gives you free admission to your first two...
Great Ideas for Visiting Rome with Kids
Published on Tuesday, May 10, 2011 by Did you know that Italians absolutely adore children? Maybe it has to do with their family-oriented culture as well as the fact that the country of Italy has a fairly low birth rate so there just aren't as many little ones around. This means Italy is the perfect place for a family vacation! And within Italy, absolutely consider taking the kids to Rome — with all of ...