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Pickpockets in Rome – Protect Your Vacation

One of the most-often discussed topics on any travel board is safety and security. More specifically, “How do I avoid the pickpockets in Italy?” For many first-time travelers the thought of losing your passport, money, credit cards, and identification in … Continue reading

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The Roma Trastevere Trenitalia Rail Station

Roma Trastevere is one of Rome’s major train stations located on the southwest section of Rome. It’s a jumping off point for many people arriving in Rome. It’s also a connection station for travelers headed to Civitavecchia.  And lastly, it’s … Continue reading

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The FR1 Metropolitan Train
To and From the Fiumicino (FCO) Airport

The FR1 Metropolitan Service, also called the FM1, connects Fiumicino Airport with the stations of central, metropolitan Rome and travels as far as Fara Sabina and Orte, which are on the north east side of Rome. For visitors, this is … Continue reading

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Transportation Options From Fiumicino Airport (FCO) to the City of Rome

“I’m arriving in Rome at the Leonardo Da Vinci Airport and I’m unsure of my Travel Options into the city – So how do I get to Rome?” This is a question posted daily on travel boards by visitors heading … Continue reading

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How to Get to Villa Adriana

In a previous post, A Short Trip from Rome – Tivoli and Villa D’Este, we covered the journey the from Rome out to Tivoli, primarily to go to Villa D’Este. In this article, the focus will be on getting to … Continue reading

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How to Read a COTRAL Bus Schedule

In the city of Rome, the city buses are managed by ATAC. In the Lazio Region, the provider is COTRAL. They work in the city of Rome and also cover the surrounding areas. They transport more than 100 million people … Continue reading

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Purchasing a Phone or SIM at FCO Airport

There are many questions posted on travel boards about where to purchase an unlocked mobile phone at the FCO airport. Many arriving passengers seek an opportunity to purchase a phone or a SIM card – especially those coming from the … Continue reading

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The #8 Tram in Rome

The #8 tram is the primary mode of transportation for many visitors heading to Trastevere from the Largo Argentina area – or for folks connecting to or from the Leonardo da Vinci airport (FCO) on the FM1 train. Your ATAC … Continue reading

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Bus 64 to Roma Termini

In an earlier post, Bus 64 to Piazza Stazione San Pietro, we discussed how to get from Roma Termini train station to the Roma San Pietro train station. In this article, we will look at reversing our path and heading … Continue reading

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Bus 64 to Piazza Stazione San Pietro

The 64 bus in Rome is probably the most famous – or rather infamous – bus in the ATAC system. The route is very popular for tourists, and unfortunately, also for pick-pockets. For many travelers, it’s simply known as the … Continue reading

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Terravision Back at FCO

Starting July 15, 2011 there’s a new travel option to and from Leonardo Da Vinci Airport. Terravision, which has been in and out of the FCO airport in the past few years is returning. Terravision is a major bus service … Continue reading

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Train Connections in 10 minutes or Less

One of the often stated concerns is, “How can I best make my train connection?’” For many folks, riding a train in Europe might be their first train ride ever. And certainly changing trains can be a challenge. There are … Continue reading

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Traveling from Rome to Civitavecchia

On many travel boards, the questions are often asked, “We’re staying in Rome and need to get to the cruise port, Civitavecchia for our cruise the next day?” What is the easiest or best option? Well, the easiest or best … Continue reading

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