Rome

Thanksgiving in Rome, Italy
Sunday, November 23TH, 2014 by
The Bird's the Thing   Every continent has a form of "thanksgiving:"  Africa has Kwanzaa, India has Pongal  and China has the August Moon Festival. Even in Italy, when the country still was a predominantly agricultural society, the time of...
Rome in a Nutshell
Thursday, October 30TH, 2014 by
Travel Diary Rome 2011, July     They say that there are certain sense memories we carry with us throughout our lives. I always thought that was a beautiful idea, however, it had never happened to me.   At least, not until I returned to Italy.   We were on the train,...
Best Restaurants in Rome
Sunday, October 05TH, 2014 by
Tables outside a restaurant in Rome   BEST BARGAIN RESTAURANT: OSTERIA DI MONTEVERDE Located in the area of Monteverde Nuovo, out of the tourist areas and in a completely unexpected place, but don't judge the book from the cover. I've just eaten there (Oct. 2014),...
Rome on a Budget
Saturday, August 30TH, 2014 by
If you're like me,  you've dreamed of seeing Rome like a movie star, staying in the Grand Hotel and dining in the best restaurants. But if, again like me, you don't exactly have a rock star budget,  fear not: there are less expensive ways to enjoy this amazing city. In many...
Italian Tourism on a Budget   A spectacularly beautiful city, Rome is, surprisingly, not as expensive as London or Paris. The centre is also fairly compact, which makes it a good walking city. The best and cheapest ways to see Rome are walking and catching public transport, although the...
When in Rome, don’t do as the Romans do
Wednesday, May 14TH, 2014 by Anna De Filippo
When in Rome, do as the Romans do. This famous English saying encourages people to behave like locals and adapt to local customs and habits when visiting a place. This is important if one wants to avoid awkward situations, however, even if it is certainly nice to integrate with local people...
Roma
Wednesday, July 20TH, 2011 by
Rome is one of the best-known cities in the world and the list of things to see and do here are almost endless. Your first contact with the Eternal City should be walking the streets of the historic center to better acquaint yourself with what Rome has to offer. Strolling among sixteenth...
Castelli Romani
Friday, February 25TH, 2011 by
Lake of Albano (Photo from Wikipedia)   Millions of people every year travel to the Eternal City to drink in her history, art and culture, but right outside the city lies a series of small towns that are equally worthy of exploration. These towns, only about 10 miles outside of the city,...
Rome By Night
Thursday, November 04TH, 2010 by
Rome by Night (Photo from earthpictures.com) Rome is one of the world's great cities. Steeped in over 3,000 years of history, it is also vibrant and beautiful. The Eternal City will open its gates to you, offering centuries of history, art and beauty. Seven layers of the same city, seven hills...
Tours near Rome
Monday, September 20TH, 2010 by
Bracciano When people think of travelling to Italy one of the first places they think of visiting is Rome, and while the Eternal City should definitely be experienced once or twice, the country has so many other beautiful spots to choose from. If you want to experience the real Italian way of...

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