So here I am... 17 days away to my flight out to Rome, and I am doing all the research and packing I can before the big day. I stumble upon a website that turns out to be an entire Europe guide book that is posted online for convenience. I start reading, and it is what I've been looking for! It has every little bit of information I could possibly imagine. I start reading even further... John Bermont (the pen name of the man's article I am reading) goes on to say "