- Vatican City is a city-state with clearly defined borders. It is an independent country within Italy's confines, with its own leader (the Pope), currency (Vatican-issued euro), security force (the Swiss Guards), post office, etc.
- St. Peter's Basilica is the world's largest church, and is … Continue Reading ››
Buying cigarettes in Rome is relatively easy, as long as you are aware of certain restrictions. We show you how.
Rome is not the safest place to cycle. However there are places where used bikes can be bought and the city can be enjoyed at a slower pace.
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This guide and glossary will help you order a coffee in Italy, and don’t miss the warnings at the end of the article.
We explain why renting a car in Rome will not enhance your vacation – and why a rental car could become an expensive liability.
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