Vatican City: The Scavi Tour & St. Peter’s Basilica

Everybody who goes to Rome makes it a point to visit the Vatican City. The Vatican museum and St. Peter’s Basilica are the top most visited sites in Italy. What many may not know is another special tour to the Vatican Necropolis (Scavi) underneath the Basilica where Tomb of St. Peter is located. Luckily I readContinue reading “Vatican City: The Scavi Tour & St. Peter’s Basilica”

Florence: Il Duomo, Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore

I didn’t do much research on Florence so imagine my surprise when we reached the Piazza del Duomo and saw this amazingly beautiful cathedral made with pink and green marble. I’ve never seen any church like that. Florence’s cathedral stands tall over the city with its magnificent Renaissance dome designed by Filippo Brunelleschi. The cathedralContinue reading “Florence: Il Duomo, Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore”

Barcelona: La Sagrada Familia

For me the most important attraction in my entire European vacation was La Sagrada Familia. I was just awed by Antoni Gaudi’s masterpiece and the history behind it. The most important tip I can give to anyone planning to go to Sagrada Familia (Holy Family) is to buy your tickets online and to get anContinue reading “Barcelona: La Sagrada Familia”