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Ancient Roman baths

Although the Greeks invented the bathing regimen, which then became the foundation for modern spa procedures, the ancient Romans elevated it to an art form. Baths became the center of social and cultural life. Thanks to its complicated system of aqueducts, the Romans always had fresh water readily available. The bath structures ranged from pretty…

10 things you can’t miss at the Vatican Museums

The Vatican Museums are an incredible trove of art, sculpture and architecture. One could go back ten times and still discover new things. Here’s a list of what you should absolutely see.   The Sistine Chapel – Michelangelo’s breathtaking masterpiece is, quite obviously, at the top of this list. You will strain your neck admiring…