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Places to Stay in Rome

Places to Stay in Rome

If you are planning to go to Rome during spring or autumn, be sure to book your accommodation several days in advance.¬†Here are other helpful tips and places to stay when traveling in this Eternal City. East of Termini – The hostels on the eastern side of Stazione Termini, the one where you find Line 1 railway, is a haven for backpackers looking for an inexpensive accommodation.¬†If you are planning to stay for longer periods, try haggling for a better price.Ostia – This area is Rome’…

Getting Around Rome

Getting Around Rome

It is best to travel in Rome using public transportation, as driving here can be hellish especially if you are on a motorbike. Here are some tips that are helpful in going around the Eternal City.Stazione Termini This Metro underground railway station is the heart of the transport system. Not only does the two rail lines pass through here, but there is also a major bus station nearby.Beware of “fake” taxis Some private citizens dress up their cars to make it look like cabs, strategically locatin…

Things To Do In Rome

Things To  Do In Rome

Fondly called the “Eternal City,” Rome is the capital of Italy, as well as the former capital of the vast Roman Empire that conquered lands from Britain to Mesopotamia. It is also in Rome where we find Vatican City, the smallest independent state and the seat of the Catholic faith. As a city that has witnessed the passing of time, Rome is known for its bustling modernity while keeping pride of their imperial past.The saying “Rome wasn’t built on a day” is an understatement. With so many temples,…