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    How NOT to Visit Rome (Rome Travel Mistakes & How to Avoid Them)

    So, back in May, I took one of the more disastrous trips I’ve ever taken. It was a trip to Rome–a place I’d been dreaming of visiting since I was a kid. But I made so many Rome travel mistakes that it almost completely ruined the trip! While I generally think of myself as a pretty organized and prepared traveler, Rome has a way of screwing with the best of us. So in the hopes that I can help you have at least a slighty smoother trip than the one I had, here are a few tips and tricks on how to avoid the Rome travel mistakes I made! Rome…

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    34 Best Places to Visit in Europe in Winter

    Fewer crowds, Christmas markets, and even the chance to see the northern lights… here are some of the best places to visit in Europe in winter! Whether you’re anxious to find some winter sun or experience the coziness of wrapping up while it snows outside, Europe in winter has so much to offer. Of course, I haven’t been able to visit all of the best places to visit in Europe in winter (yet), so I reached out to a few of my fellow bloggers for their suggestions! Best Places to Visit in Europe in Winter: WESTERn Europe Amsterdam, the Netherlands Recommended by Karen of Local Holland Amsterdam, the Netherlands is…

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    The Best Vatican Guided Tours: Through Eternity Tours Review

    For the past few years, Italy has held the #1 spot on the top of my bucket list. This month, I finally managed to check that dream off-starting in Rome! Now, when it came to Rome, there was no way we were going to miss the top things to do in the city like the Vatican and the Colosseum. It just wasn’t going to happen. And because I figured I had decent enough knowledge about the Colosseum and Ancient Rome thanks two 3 years of Latin classes in high school, I was okay with visiting the Colosseum and Forum on my own. For the Vatican, though, I was basically wholly…