9 Major Central Rome Christian Sights

Did you know that the stairs Jesus walked up to face Pontius Pilot are now located in Rome? Did you know that you can see relics of the Passion of Christ, including thorns from the Crown of Thorns and pieces of the Holy Cross in Rome? Did you know that wood from the crib of … More 9 Major Central Rome Christian Sights

St. Paul’s Outside the Walls of Rome, Italy

Use this guide to plan your visit to the burial place of Saint Paul just outside of the ancient walls of central Rome in the Basilica of St. Paul’s Outside the Walls, near where Paul was beheaded in the year AD 67. Reflect on Paul’s life and martyrdom while you walk through the majestic and peaceful basilica, one of only four major papal basilicas in the world. Learn about the life and death of Paul from the mosaics, artwork, and architecture of the basilica. Most importantly, grow in your own faith as you experience a unique closeness with the Apostle Paul in the most important church dedicated to him and to his preaching. Click on the audio bar at the end of this post to listen to an accompanying podcast for even more insights about visiting St. Paul’s Outside the Walls in Rome, Italy. … More St. Paul’s Outside the Walls of Rome, Italy

Rapallo, Italy, Italian Riviera Gateway to Cinque Terre [with Podcast and Maps]

If you are exploring the Italian Riviera on the northwestern coastline of Italy, consider staying on the coast in the lovely and affordable town of Rapallo. Transportation to and from Rapallo is quick and easy from Cinque Terre, Portofino, and Genoa via car, train, and ferry. The town itself has an old market, a small … More Rapallo, Italy, Italian Riviera Gateway to Cinque Terre [with Podcast and Maps]

Easy 5-Step Plan for Visiting Cinque Terre, Italy [with Maps and Podcast]

See all five lands of the Cinque Terre UNESCO World Heritage Site in Italy with this plan and podcast. Start your day in Monterosso with shopping, great views, time on the beach and/or a wine tasting lunch. Then, take the train or ferry to Vernazza for an ice cream or shopping. Next, take the ferry to see Manarola and … More Easy 5-Step Plan for Visiting Cinque Terre, Italy [with Maps and Podcast]

Italy Travel 2018 – Two Week Itinerary

When I am asked to plan a perfect two-week trip to Italy, I recommend beginning in Venice and traveling to Florence, Pisa, Rome, Sorrento, Pompeii, Capri, and Amalfi. I recommend two nights in Venice, three nights in Florence, four nights in Rome, and four nights in Sorrento. On this trip, see St. Peter’s at the … More Italy Travel 2018 – Two Week Itinerary

Capri, Italy – 10 Things to Do with Walking Tour, Maps and Podcast #019

Capri, Italy – 10 Things to Do with Walking Tour, Maps, Pictures, Podcast – Boat Tour, Walking Tour, Shopping, Highlights, Chair Lift, Historical Buildings, Churches, Capri Town, Anacapri, Funicular … More Capri, Italy – 10 Things to Do with Walking Tour, Maps and Podcast #019