Colosseum in Rome
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What strikes me about Rome is that everywhere you look, there is history. It’s one of those cities that you can keep returning back to and still be in awe of its magnificence. We were recently in Rome for the Easter weekend and it was our fourth visit, yet it

The First Roma hotel
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Heading to Rome and wondering where to stay? There are thousands of hotels, B&Bs and guest houses in Rome that you can choose from, making it fairly difficult to make a decision as to where to stay – particularly if it’s your first visit. We’ve been to Rome many times

Climbing a vulcano
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If I were to say ‘Italian volcano’, you’d probably immediately think of Etna, Vesuvius or Stromboli, right? They are undoubtedly Italy’s most famous active volcanos, which you can visit to see close up for yourself. Etna’s cable cars have re-opened again after the last eruption in 2002 but you can