Category Culture

3 Dec

Rome For Repeat Visitors

Rome is rich in fascinating sights. The city boasts legendary art and architecture, breathtaking ancient ruins, world-class museums, and a huge array of shops, boutiques, and markets. Quite simply, there’s just too much to see on one trip. So, if you’re returning to the Eternal City – and have likely already seen the most famous […]

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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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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 in Rome arrives 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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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 of […]

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21 Mar

Rome With Kids: 5 Experiences You Can’t Miss

Explore the Rome Zoo, zip around Villa Borghese in a golf cart, try your hand at a pizza class or sign up for gladiator school!

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20 Feb

The Best Free Museums In Rome

Rome is a city with art around every corner - and even a few free museums that are very much worth a visit.

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27 Apr

The 5 Most Beloved Italian Habits

When traveling in a new country you can notice the differences and the common points with your culture. Then there are customs, traditions or simply particular habits that may seem strange or, on the contrary, are close to your being and you would also like to adopt. Here are all those Italian habits to put […]

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22 Apr

"Triumphs and Laments": a special way to discover the history of Rome

Victories and defeats, glory and shame, centuries of history and magnificence. “Triumphs and Laments: a project for Rome” is a major new work by the South African artist William Kentridge on the Lungotevere. It was inspired by the Eternal City: 500 meter-long-frieze of more than eighty figures up to ten metres high.   We loved this project […]

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5 Jan

Sex And The Eternal City

Passion, intrigue, jealousy, love… emotions come to life – in Rome every piece of marble and stone tells a story. A common story of us being human. And how being human makes our life an extraordinary story. Let’s follow someone who knew a thing or two about emotions and telling stories that last for centuries […]

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