A short story of the Vatican City

A short story of the Vatican City

I am sure that the history of the world’s smallest independent nation is of great interesting for anyone. The big question is of course: How has this state managed to impose itself and gain its independence. Well, you will find your answer in a short story of the Vatican City. The beginnings Many of you don’t know that in the place where today sits the heart of the Catholic religion, home of the Pope, leader of the Catholic Church, many years ago the emperor Caligula decided to build a c... [ read more ]

Shopping in the Vatican City

Shopping in the Vatican City

I know it might sound a little strange and maybe profane to think about shopping in the Vatican City, but you cannot even imagine what a spiritual activity that could be. And I am not being ironic at all. You might rediscover yourself trying to buy wonderful memories for you loved ones or losing yourself in a bookstore. Therefore let’s see what options you have if you want to go shopping in the Vatican City. 1. Religious articles Vatican has some amazing religious souvenirs to take back ho... [ read more ]

Celebrate Easter in Italy

Celebrate Easter in Italy

Unlike many other European countries Italy has struggled throughout the years to preserve its national traditions and local rituals and continuously fought against what some specialists call it “the process of globalization”. If you are eager to celebrate Easter in Italy then you should be ready to witness one of the most solemn and touching rituals and processions you have ever seen. Almost 90% of Italians belong to Roman Catholicism so every ritual is closely related to this religion. No b... [ read more ]