Rome is up to its eyeballs in famous landmarks. The jagged, partially crumbling walls of the Coliseum. The immense dome of St. Peter’s Cathedral. The elaborate grandiosity of the Vatican. The sparse dignity of the Pantheon. And then there’s the Trevi Fountain.
Tourists crowd into the cramped plaza all day every day to watch the water flowing in and around the over-the-top Baroque styling that would make a Las Vegas casino designer salivate.
Legend has it that if you throw a coin into the fountain (right hand over left shoulder) it will ensure that you return to Rome. And enough tourists try it for themselves that about 3,000 Euros a day are retrieved from the fountain floor. The funds are used to help fund a supermarket for Rome’s poor.
Photos of the Trevi Fountain in Rome
Travel Insurance is Just Smart Planning
I never travel without travel insurance, and I've run into several situations where I've had to make claims. I consider it essential.
But shopping for travel insurance can be frustrating and confusing.
Thankfully, there are some travel insurance comparison sites that show you a wide range of plans, make it easy to compare coverage, and can save you money at the same time. And the coverage can be much better tailored to your specific needs than the checkbox offering at travel booking sites or through your credit card.
These are the sites I use to shop for my travel insurance:
Hopefully, you won't need it, but if something goes wrong, you'll sure be glad you have it!