Italy: Travel Skills – Rick Steves Travel Talks

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Packing Light & Right with Rick Steves

Subscribe at http://goo.gl/l6qjuS for more new travel lectures! You'll learn now or you'll learn later: The first step to a great trip is packing light — you can travel for months with one carry-on size bag and still have everything you need for a great trip. We'll distribute packing lists, show off the latest in lightweight luggage, and demonstrate a professionally packed bag. Download the PDF handout for this class: http://goo.gl/KeTMZ6 (Disclaimer: Any special promotions mentioned are no longer valid.)

TOP 10 Things to do in ROME

In this video you’ll see Top 10 THINGS to SEE and DO in Rome plus two bonus tips at the end of the video. The suggestions are based on our several exciting trips to Rome. Here are our top 10 picks: #1 0:19 CIRCUS MAXIMUS (CIRCO MASSIMO) is an ancient Roman chariot racing stadium and mass entertainment venue. #2 0:40 COLOSSEUM (FLAVIAN AMPHITHEATRE, COLOSSEO) was used for gladiatorial contests, public spectacles, animal hunts, executions, re-enactments of famous battles, and dramas based on Classical mythology. #3 1:15 ROMAN FORUM (FORUM ROMANUM) is a forum surrounded by the ruins of several important ancient government buildings right next to the Colosseum. Forum was the center of day-to-day life in Rome. #4 1:42 ALTAR OF THE FATHERLAND (ALTARE DELLA PATRIA, MONUMENTO NAZIONALE A VITTORIO EMANUELE II, IL VITTORIANO) is a monument built in honor of the first king of a unified Italy, Victor Emmanuel. #5 2:09 PANTHEON is a former Roman temple, and is now a church. #6 2:35 TREVI FOUNTAIN (FONTANA DI TREVI) is one of the most famous fountains in the world. #7 2:54 SPANISH STEPS (PIAZZA DI SPAGNA) are a monumental stairway of 135 steps that were built in the 18th century. #8 3:24 VILLA BORGHESE is a landscape garden containing several buildings and villas, etc. #9 3:54 CASTLE ST’ANGELO (CASTEL SANT'ANGELO, THE MAUSOLEUM OF HADRIAN) was initially commissioned by the Roman Emperor Hadrian as a mausoleum for himself and his family. #10 4:20 VATICAN CITY is an independent state since 1929, it is located within Rome. #11 4:54 PIAZZA NAVONA is a square located in the heart of Rome and is built on Dominitian’s ancient stadium. ⭐ Bonus 1: 5:25 PYRAMID OF CESTIUS ⭐⭐ Bonus 2: 5:57 THE MOUTH OF TRUTH (BOCCA DELLA VERITÀ) ⭐⭐⭐ An extra SUPER SUPER BONUS: 6:25 VILLA D’ESTE GOOGLE MAPS (TOP 10 ROME): http://bit.ly/2Ajd8KZ ____________________________________ Follow us on our social media: ⭐ F A C E B O O K: https://www.facebook.com/thefelpers/ ⭐ I N S T A G R A M: https://www.instagram.com/thefelpers/ For all the inquiry send an e-mail to: felpers.friends(at)gmail.com THE FELPERS: we are a group of friends who share fun moments together through weekly vlogs. :) And hopefully you discover something new to learn and interesting things to see. We upload new videos every Wednesday. #thefelpers #rome #roma #vatican #italy #italia ____________________________________ MUSIC: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XgpxpTe5pus https://freesound.org/people/RutgerMuller/sounds/367664/ PHOTOS: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Circus_Maximus#/media/File:Plan_Rome_Caen_Circus_Maximus_Colis%C3%A9e.jpg https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Jean-L%C3%A9on_G%C3%A9r%C3%B4me_-_The_Christian_Martyrs%27_Last_Prayer_-_Walters_37113.jpg https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Jean-Leon_Gerome_Pollice_Verso.jpg https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Christoffer_Wilhelm_Eckersberg_-_View_of_the_interior_of_the_Colosseum_-_Google_Art_Project.jpg https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Roman_Forum_from_Palatine_Hill_9-9-16.jpg https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Claude_Lorrain_004.jpg https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Piranesi-16026.jpg https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Lightmatter_Sistine_Chapel_ceiling.jpg https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Museums_in_the_Vatican_City.jpg https://it.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Circo_agonalis2.jpg https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:View_of_the_Piazza_Navona,_Rome_LACMA_49.17.3.jpg https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Porta_San_Paolo-Vasi11.jpg https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Rom,_Bocca_della_Verit%C3%A0.JPG https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bocca_della_Verit%C3%A0#/media/File:Audrey_Hepburn_and_Gregory_Peck_at_the_Mouth_of_Truth_Roman_Holiday_trailer.jpg https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Villa_d%27Este#/media/File:Dup%C3%A9rac,_%C3%89tienne_-_Gardens_at_Villa_d%27Este_-_1560-1575.jpg https://it.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Terme_di_Caracalla102_2180.jpg https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Piazza_del_Popolo_(Roma,_Italy).jpg https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Tiber_island_panorama.jpg

European Travel Skills: Money & Safety

In this travel skills talk, Rick Steves explains how to avoid fees while getting cash from European ATMs, demystifies Europe's "chip-and-PIN" technology, offers tips on outsmarting pickpockets and con artists, and discusses the fear of terrorism. Visit http://www.ricksteves.com for more European travel information.

Little Europe: Five Micro-Countries

Don't blink as we blitz through Europe's tiniest countries: Vatican City, the planet's smallest country, boasts the its biggest church. The fairy-tale princedom of Monaco lures high rollers with its fancy casino and glamorous views. Italy's last independent hill town, San Marino, still looks formidable, as does the castle-guarded principality of Liechtenstein. And amid the rugged beauty of the Pyrenees, tiny Andorra draws shoppers and hikers alike. © 2008 Rick Steves' Europe

Visit Italy: What You Should Know Before You Visit Italy

Whether You Are Heading to Rome, Florence, Venice or Sicily there are a few things travelers should know before they visit Italy for the first time. This video covers issues that first time visitors to Italy will face, food, money, plugs, safety and more. What You Should Know Before You Visit Italy. Filmed in Venice, Italy Copyright Mark Wolters 2018 The DON'Ts of Visiting Italy https://youtu.be/bTsVRtFWveY 10 Things That Will SHOCK You about Italy https://youtu.be/ZGhlkXw10Z0 10 Things That Will SHOCK You about Venice https://youtu.be/tw5v7vzt55U 10 SHOCKs of Visiting Rome https://youtu.be/9ekmJ7Cgxmw 5 Tips on What Shoes to Wear in Europe https://youtu.be/A8ppEYOn9w8 USA Today & 10Best's #1 Independent Travel Videographer 2014 FlipKey by TripAdvisor Top 10 Travel Bloggers 2014 Grab Wolters World Merchandise & Travel Gear at http://www.woltersworld.com/shop Our Gear: Sony Alpha 6000: Our favorite camera for vlogging. One of the best selling cameras of all time and its not too expensive. https://amzn.to/2N0BStX Osprey Meridian Carry-on Size Travel Backpack: This is THE backpack that all of the Wolters World family use. It fits in the overhead compartment, gives you a great day pack and has an awesome warranty. We always travel with one. https://amzn.to/2NEyhTC Duafire Travel Adapter: helps you plug into most countries plugs around the world. https://amzn.to/2ujfUdR Travel Strip: One plug for your normal device, four USB plugs as well, it saves a lot of trouble and outlets when you travel. https://amzn.to/2NEuu8S Backup Battery Pack: Essential for travelers wanting to have a backup batter charge for their phones, cameras, and devices. https://amzn.to/2NFpT67 Hey There Fellow Travelers! Thank you for watching our honest travel vlogs from all over this wonderful world. If you would like to get in contact with us please follow us & send us a message via our social media channels below. Also, if you like our travel videos please feel free to share them with other fellow travelers. Follow Us At http://www.facebook.com/woltersworld http://www.twitter.com/woltersworld http://www.instagram.com/woltersworld http://www.youtube.com/woltersworld http://www.woltersworld.com

In this travel talk, Rick Steves covers practical skills for making the most of Italy, including transportation (trains and rental cars), avoiding lines, planning an itinerary, choosing hotels, taking a cruise, and enjoying Italy's cuisine and wine. Visit http://www.ricksteves.com for more European travel information.

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