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Everything about the Vatican is vast and impressive. As you step into St. Peter’s Square, the Basilica with its enormous dome takes center stage. Massive statues of Jesus and the apostles that are perched on the facade are almost dwarfed by the columns fronting the basilica. More enormous pillars, four deep, encircle and embrace all of St. Peter’s Square. The apostolic …

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Trastevere, we decided, is one of the best neighborhoods in Rome. We took a walking tour of Trastevere and were enchanted for several reasons. Rome is made up of many distinct areas, each with its own characteristics and charms. Each with fiercely loyal locals who consider the Roman neighborhood where they have lived, for generations, …

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