• Europe,  Italy,  Rome,  TDM,  Travel Journal,  Vatican

    The Dome of St Peter’s Basilica in the Vatican – Rome #9

    I told you about our visit to St. Peter’s Basilica here. As there was a queue for the dome, we did not visit it in September but waited until November to go up there, with 2-3 tourists this time. Part 1: Travel Diary Part 2: Practical Tips Part 1: Travel Diary Although museums and tourist attractions are getting closed in Italy, religious monuments are among the exceptions and can still be visited, and paying areas are still open. Access to the dome costs 10€ if you take the elevator and 8€ if you take the stairs. Cash payment only. The elevator only covers the easiest part, which gives us access…

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    How do I send mail from the Vatican Post Office?

    With the advent of e-mail, instant messaging, social networks, … It is increasingly rare to receive and send mail to relatives. The last time I received non-administrative mail, I think it was a wedding announcement. If you’re visiting Rome, here’s a cheap and original idea of surprise you can do for your relatives: send them a mail from the Vatican Post Office. The smallest state in the world has its own postal service The Vatican has three post offices: The first one is in the Vatican Museum The other two on St. Peter’s Square You won’t be able to miss the one on the right as you exit St. Peter’s…

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    St. Peter’s Square and the Basilica without Tourists – Rome (Italy) #3

    Did you like the photo highlighted at the beginning of this article? That’s what it looks like when Rome is empty of tourists. In other words, happiness!After “privatizing” the Sistine Chapel, we walk along the Vatican walls to reach St. Peter’s Square, empty of tourists. Part 1: Travel Diary Part 2: Practical Tips Part 1: Travel Diary Many of you liked this picture on Instagram so I give it to you here. This dress was custom made in Vietnam, I love it because I don’t need to iron it 😀 it is particularly compatible with our nomadic lifestyle. It looks too good on the pictures. The hat was bought from…

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    Vatican Museums & Sistine Chapel without tourists – Rome (Italy) #2

    This article should rather be entitled “How we privatized the Sistine Chapel” because we felt so VIP After giving myself a few days of rest (the famous vacations after the vacations), the glandouille is no longer allowed because time is running out: Rome is huge and there are so many things to visit. The Vatican is obviously the first place to visit among the paying tourist places: we are very excited to go to a “new country” even if it is the smallest one that exists. note: this is one of the few articles where I advise you to read on computer to better admire the pictures Part 1: Travel…