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Month: March 2015

Rome: Musei Vaticani

Rome: Musei Vaticani

Being both the first day of spring and the beginning of Easter weekend, chances are you European backpackers are doing as the Romans do and flocking to the Eternal City for a weekend full of….standing.  While the weather for this weekend is anticipated to be less than perfect (hey, it’s still March), you can enjoy a good amount of time in La Citta Vaticana having a religious experience without looking like you just walked through the Tiber River.  And yet,…

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Madrid: Museo Nacional Reina Sofia

Madrid: Museo Nacional Reina Sofia

Most travelers will immediately think of the Prado when asked to come up with a Madrid museum.  Which is all well and good until you stop to consider the Museo Nacional Reina Sofia.  Then it can be a tough call (or a gluttonous day of museum-hopping).  But if you’re caught on a Saturday (between 2:30 pm and 8:00 pm) or Sunday (10:00 am to 2:30 pm), head over to the Sofia for free admission.  Not enough of a draw for…

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