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How Big Was Rome At Its Peak

How Big Was Rome At Its Peak

Is Rome really as big as described by historians? If you compare it with the USA, it is not as big as you think. How big was Rome at its peak? At its peak in 117 AD under Trajan, the Roman Empire was around 5 million square kilometers (around 53,819,552,083,548.61 sqft) which is around 51% the size of the USA. Rome has around 60 million inhabitants which is around 18% of the USA's 2021 population. The highest resolution map showing the spread of Rome at its peak can be found in Wikipedia, provided by a user Tataryn. The width of...

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5 AirBNB with An Amazing View of the Grand Canal

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5 AirBNB with An Amazing View of the Grand Canal

The one thing that comes to mind when you think of Venice is the beautiful Grand Canal that runs through it, forming one of the major water-traffic corridors in the city. Hence, we have complied a list of five AirBNB that has an amazing view of the Grand Canal, so you can marvel in its beauty up close. 1) Classic Venetian Loft with Rustic Decor: This loft was once a warehouse that has been beautifully restored in a classic Venetian style. It is located on San Pietro Island, a quiet area that is frequented mostly by local Venetians. There are many...

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Step-By-Step Travel Guide Through Italy With a Recreational Vehicle

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Step-By-Step Travel Guide Through Italy With a Recreational Vehicle

Italy covers a total area of 301,340 km2 and you need what to do to enjoy the beauty of traveling through Italy with a recreational vehicle (RV).  What is the best way to travel through Italy with an RV? Our 6 step guide covers useful information on acquiring your RV (rent first before buying if unsure), specific RV road rules in Italy (such as reflective vest), and good places to take note of in your travel plans (campsites, fuel station). Just know that if you want to visit all the attractions that Italy has to offer, you will have to...

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Origins of Luxury Brands In Italy

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Origins of Luxury Brands In Italy

Ever wondered about the history of some of the world-renowned Italian luxury fashion houses? Founded in 1913, Prada is one of the oldest Italian clothing brands. We would share the stories of luxury brands in Italy. Prada From 1913 Founded by Mario Prada and his brother Martino, the famous Italian luxury brand started as a leather goods shop — Fratelli Prada in the fashion capital, Milan back in 1913. At that time, it started as a shop selling animal goods and imported English steamer trunks and handbags. The family-owned business was passed down from Mario to his daughter, Luisa Prada which...

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Making of Expensive Ferrero Rocher

Making of Expensive Ferrero Rocher

Compared to $1.5million a box for Le Chocolate Box, Ferrero Rocher isn't the most expensive chocolate.  Forbes estimated that Ferrero Rocher as the company earns 10% from each chocolate sold meaning 90% of the price you paid was used to make a Ferrero Rocher. So, why is Ferrero Rocher so expensive? The cost to make an expensive Ferrero Rocher is divided into purchasing ingredients, hiring staff to manufacture the chocolate giving a "golden experience", testers to ensure high quality in taste and spot defects, and finally, marketing and distribution costs which are typically around 11% based on other chocolate. Hazelnuts cascade...

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