35. The Vatican Museum – Rome, Italy

No trip to Rome would ever be complete without a visit to Vatican City and the Vatican Museum.  Some people travel there for that reason alone.  This was actually my second trip; my first being when I was just sixteen years old. I have to say, I enjoyed it much more this time and was more interested in the ancient art and history than I was back then. We spent the better part of the […]

34. Trevi Fountain – Rome, Italy

The Trevi Fountain in Rome is the largest Baroque fountain in the city and one of the most famous fountains in the whole world. Located at the junction of three roads (tre vie) marks the terminal point of the “modern” Acqua Vergine, the revived Aqua Virgo, one of the ancient aqueducts that supplied water to ancient Rome. While navigating these cobbled roads in search of the fountain, it’s probably easiest to just follow the thunder […]