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ROMAN HOLIDAY

THE ITALIAN CAPITAL DRAWS MILLIONS OF TOURISTS EACH YEAR, PROMISING TALES OF ANCIENT HISTORY AND ARCHITECTURAL WONDERS, AS WELL AS WORLD-CLASS GASTRONOMY AND STREET FOOD. WINQ VISITED FOR A TASTE OF THE ETERNAL CITY’S SPLENDOUR AND LEFT FULLY SATISFIED
Raphael sanzio's sanzio rooms in the vatican

It all starts with a taxi from the airport to the Trevi Fountain.

We - myself and the rest of the press trip group, guests of Citalia (www.citalia.com) – join in with the crowds surrounding the 18thcentury monument, backs turned to the water, to throw coins over our shoulders. The coins plop into the glowing water of the recently-restored Baroque travertinestone fountain with a light splash, as they have done for decades (around €3,000 are thrown in each day).

The trevi fountain lit up at dusk

We then carry on around a corner into a side street where Vespas, each with an Italian driver, are to be our chariots for the night. Sadly, none of the drivers looks even remotely like Gregory Peck from the classic Roman Holiday, so my hopes of having

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