New Years Eve in Ferrara

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Italy’s full of surprises and Ferrara is no different! New Years Eve in Ferrara consisted of some great food and an amazing pyrotechnic fireworks display at midnight!

Assisi, the Jewel of Umbria

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I generally prefer writing about a place we’ve been to as soon as possible after we get back. Otherwise, I start to forget little details that I might have wanted to include in my blog post. However, it is also … Continued

The Papal Basilicas in Rome

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Pop quiz: Am I in Rome or am I in London? I ask because if you looked outside my window for the past (two) weeks, you wouldn’t be able to tell the difference. Cloudy, depressing skies, constant downpour…basically, all I want … Continued

Pope Sightings: New Years Eve at the Vatican

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It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s….THE POPE! You know when you have one of those days where you have a ton of things to do, but don’t feel like doing anything at all? I’m having one of those…weeks. I’ve … Continued

Saint Cecilia in Trastevere, the Catacombs of San Callisto & Domine, Quo Vadis?

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So when I started writing about all these different churches we’ve been going to, I figured it be a good way to have something to write about every week in case I was having writer’s block. Well, now I have … Continued

San Pietro in Vincoli

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San Pietro in Vincoli was consecrated in the year 439 and famous for Michelangelo’s statue of Moses as well as the chains that bound St. Peter while he was imprisoned in Jerusalem…

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