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5 Feb

The Best Restaurants Near The Colosseum

TripAdvisor has just named Rome’s Colosseum most popular tourist attraction in the world – and this is the second year in a row the ancient monument has taken the top spot. In 2018, a record 7.6 million visitors (21,000 people a day!), passed under its famous arches. With so many travelers in the neighborhood, there […]

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14 Jan

Where To Find The Best Pizza In Rome

In Rome, pizza comes in many different forms, all of them delicious. We’ve done our research to find the best pizza in Rome, visiting pizzerias near and far, and tasting all the different types of pizza available The thick-crusted Neapolitan pizza is probably a familiar sight to most visitors but local Roman pizza – with a crisp, […]

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8 Jan

Weather In Rome: What To Expect Each Month

Are you wondering what the weather is like in Rome, Italy? If you’re checking the forecast to figure out the best month to visit Rome, look no further. As a Mediterranean capital with mild weather, the city has a lot to offer year round.   High season in Rome coincides with warmer weather and runs […]

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20 Nov

Where To Find The Best Brunch In Rome

Traditionally, breakfast in Italy is a decidedly sweet affair that sees treats like eggs and bacon shunned in favor of lighter and quicker options. At home, bread and jam, or milk and cookies, are the usual breakfast, while others opt for a cornetto and cappuccino at the bar. Brunch, meanwhile, is a relative new concept to […]

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19 Nov

Rome With Kids: 5 Things Even Teenagers Will Love

With its awe-inspiring ancient ruins, Baroque buildings and extraordinary works of art, Rome is a fascinating holiday destination for the whole family. However, the ability of a sulky teenager to feign indifference knows no bounds. That’s why, when it comes to traveling with kids, it helps to have a few secret weapons in your arsenal. […]

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4 Nov

How To Travel Sustainably In Rome

Sustainable travel is a hot topic right now – and one we’re truly passionate about. We’re always looking for more ways to make our apartments greener, such as using ecological toiletries and providing recycling facilities, and we do our best to promote responsible, sustainable travel in Italy. So, how exactly can you vacation sustainably once […]

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29 Oct

Where To See Caravaggio’s Paintings In Rome

Born Michelangelo Merisi in 1571 in the small town of Caravaggio near Milan, Caravaggio is one of Italy’s most important and influential painters. Caravaggio arrived in Rome in his early 20s, in extreme poverty, but was soon noticed by rich patrons and commissioned to paint works for the city’s churches and chapels. Characterized by a […]

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17 Oct

Unique Souvenirs You Can Only Pick Up In Rome

Souvenirs in Rome are easy to come by. Get within close proximity of any major tourist attraction and you’ll see stalls flogging Colosseum key rings, Italia tea towels, and bags of novelty pasta. You know, the kind of stuff nobody actually wants. Thankfully, there are also artisans, craftsmen, and independent boutiques offering unique gifts and […]

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10 Oct

A Guide To The Best Wine Bars In Rome

Drinking wine in Italy is practically a birthright – well, they are the world’s largest producer of the stuff – and the capital has many charming enotecas where you can sit and sip. We love these spots in particular for their attentive label selections, knowledgeable staff, and relaxing atmosphere. Raise a glass with us to […]

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2 Oct

Rome For Literary Lovers

“Oh Rome! my country! city of the soul!” – Lord Byron.   Rome has been inspiring people to put pen to paper for millennia. As well as producing its own homegrown talent, the Eternal City has also attracted writers, poets, and other creative types from around the world. Here, we take a look at some […]

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