Ancient Rome: Colosseum, The Forum, and Palatine Hill (Rome)

Colosseum info Palatine Hill/Forum info   Seeing the sites of Ancient Rome is one of the must-do items for any trip to Italy.  You and your children can walk on the actual stones where Julius Caesar walked or through the gate at the Colosseum where gladiators ran into life-or-death battles.  It is truly an amazing … Continue reading Ancient Rome: Colosseum, The Forum, and Palatine Hill (Rome)

Pompeii (Italy)

http://pompeiisites.org/en/ The city of Pompeii, buried by the eruption of Mt. Vesuvius in 79AD, is a fascinating place to take your kids.  Not only is it historically significant, the personal stories of the event are so fantastical and amazing that even the smallest child is intrigued.   Pompeii is an easy day trip from Rome … Continue reading Pompeii (Italy)