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Steve’s Travel Tips:  Churches in Rome (Video)
Published on Tuesday, May 2, 2017 by I’m Steve Perillo of Perillo Tours. I'm thrilled to host a video series called Steve's Travel Tips to share all the insider Italy travel tips I have learned over a lifetime of travel to Italy. How many YEARS would it take you to visit every church in Rome if you visited one a day? Any guesses? Almost THREE YEARS! There are more than 900 churches in Rome! In...
What to Know About the April 27th Canonization at the Vatican
Published on Monday, March 17, 2014 by All eyes have been on the Vatican for a year now, with the election of Pope Francis and his incredible popularity resulting in "the Pope Francis Effect." The fervor only seems to be on the increase with the upcoming canonization of two former popes on April 27 at the Vatican.  In September 2013, Pope Francis announced that two of his predecessors - Pope John Paul ...
The Italy Mix: Venice via Google, Chianti Travel Tips
Published on Friday, November 15, 2013 by The Italy Mix is a post about the most interesting Italy and Italy travel news and human interest stories around the Web each week. Here are our top picks for this week: Venice: Google Street View: How did Google captures the alleys of Venice without cars? Employees carrying backpack-mounted cameras. (The Guardian) St. Peter's Bones: For the first time in hist...
The Italy Mix: Conclave Starts Next Week, Movies in Tuscany
Published on Saturday, March 9, 2013 by We've started a new feature on ItalyTravel.com, it is called The Italy Mix and it is a post about the most interesting Italy and Italy travel, news and human interest stories around the Web each week.  Here are our top picks for this week: Papal Conclave to Start Tuesday: Cardinals have gathered at Vatican City to elect a new Pope. (Miami Herald) Is An America...
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...