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Baby Star Hello Kitty Store in Rome, Italy

Baby Star Hello Kitty Rome

While walking around Largo Chigi in Rome, I found an unexpected pleasant surprise, it's a very cute shop called 'Baby Star'.  The store sells mostly Hello Kitty merchandises and kids apparel.  The window display had adorable Hello Kitty bags, wallets and accessories.  So, I decided to go in and check it out. Inside the store is ...

Photo Tour: Rome, Italy a mix of the past and present

Rome Italy Photos

Rome, the capital city of Italy.  It is also known as the 'Eternal city' with history dating back 3000 years ago.  During my second visit, this time with my friends and family.  We walked around the city and we finally found the Spanish steps that I have been wanting to see.  We also tried out ...

The Trastevere Suites in Rome

Inside the Trastevere Suite

During my visit in Rome, I stayed at the Trastevere Suite which is a Bed and Breakfast.  Each of the rooms have different painted themes - Colosseum, Pantheon, etc.  I believed I stayed at the Colosseum theme.  The host Marco & Elena were excellent in providing help and information around the city. The Suite is conveniently ...

4 Places You Must See in Rome

Trevi Fountain

Rome, Italy is definitely a place one of those places you must visit in your lifetime.  The beautiful architecture, history and the delicious food.  It's no wonder its one of the most visited places in the world.  Here are my top 4 places you must see while in Rome: 1.  The Trevi Fountain - Located in ...

The Grand Colosseum in Rome

A photograph in-front of the Colosseum

Aside from visiting the Trevi fountain, Pantheon and the Vatican city, one of the most iconic places in Rome is the Colosseum.  The Colosseum is an elliptical amphitheater and is the biggest one in the world.  During the Roman empire, it was used for gladiator contests, animal hunts, executions and dramas. The best way to see ...

Hello Kitty chan near the Pantheon

Hello Kitty in front of the Pantheon

A totally cool building that you wouldn't want to miss seeing in Rome is the Pantheon.  This building is one of the best preserved Roman buildings and since the 7th century it has been used as a Catholic church.  The structure has a very unique design especially the circular central opening on the ceiling.  We ...

Life in a day: Rome, Italy June 2013

Near the Quirinal Palace in Rome Italy

It finally happened, I got to visit the beautiful city of Rome!  It has always been my dream to see Rome ever since I was a kid.  I remembered looking at books with the famous places like - the Colosseum, Trevi Fountain, Vatican city, Pantheon, etc.  And thinking to myself, that one day I will ...

Hello Kitty chan in Trevi Fountain

Hello Kitty chan in Trevi Fountain

A quick post about my next few weeks - All about Rome, Italy!  Earlier this month of June, I visited the lovely city and I fell in love.  One of the first places I visited was the Trevi fountain. The Trevi Fountain in Rome, Italy is one of the most famous fountains in the world.  There's ...