Rome

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...
Rome in a Nutshell
Wednesday, January 18TH, 2012 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, looking through the watercolors of...
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 and...
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...
The Nasoni: Rome's Ubiquitous Public Fountains
Monday, September 06TH, 2010 by
  Notice this nasone's hole and SPQR coat of arms. In the world today few things are free even water, the definitive gift from nature. Many are familiar with Rome’s famous fountains, but few seem to realize that the water coming from the fountains is not only free, but clean and...
Open Air Markets in Rome: Via Sannio
Monday, September 06TH, 2010 by
Stalls in Via Sannio open air market People living in Rome are accustomed to open air markets and their bustling shopping experience. Traditionally, tourists visit the historical places of any region they are visiting and look for the architecture, museums, sightseeing and alike. However, I...
Open Air Markets in Rome: Porta Portese
Friday, August 06TH, 2010 by
Porta Portese Flea markets, thrift shops, farmers’ markets—they have them in every city. You may have already discovered the rush of finding a diamond in the rough, of bargaining for a hidden gem, yet if you haven’t visited the Porta Portese market in Rome, you haven’t seen it all. Rome’s open...
Rome on a Budget
Wednesday, May 05TH, 2010 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, like me, you don't exactly have a rock star budget fear not, there are less expensive ways to enjoy Rome. In many ways these cheaper options give a better feel...

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