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Written by Jessica, USA, September 2012
We have long been fascinated by gladiators, as evidenced by things like
the blockbuster Russell Crowe movie, but how much do we really know
about the gladiators of Ancient Rome ? Editor’s Note: ...
Rome is one of the most popular places to visit in Italy
year-round, and with good reason. On New Year’s Eve, the city gets even
more popular, with Italians from other parts of Italy heading ...
If you’re not going south to Pompeii on your journey through Italy , then this ancient Roman port is the next best thing. In fact, in some ways it’s better because it’s less crowded so you can ...
Written by Jessica, USA, August 2012
One of the greatest pleasures of a visit to Rome
is eating your way through the city. Sampling local specialties like
Roman-style artichokes, bucatini all’amatriciana, porchetta, and cacio e
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, November 2011
Benito Mussolini is a name that still haunts Italy and Rome. Every empire founder needs a city built to their glory – Mussolini decided to create Roma Moderna, his 1935 vision of a city within a ...
Many are familiar with “Boxing Day,” the holiday that follows Christmas Day in many countries, but you might not have heard of St. Stephen’s Day. This holiday is also on December 26th, and is widely ...
Music lovers planning a trip to Rome would be smart to check out the schedule for the city’s opera house, the Teatro dell’Opera di Roma. The 19th century concert hall, originally called Teatro ...
The Vatican Museums are so immense that it’s been said that even if you spent a solid week inside you still wouldn’t see everything. Even the exquisite Raphael Rooms sometimes get short shrift ...
For a tiny country, Vatican City certainly packs in an enormous list of things to see and do. Part of the reason for this is that some of their attractions are on top of other attractions – including ...
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, August 2011
Gracefully designed and good for a rest and people watching, I admit I was not overwhelmed by the Spanish Steps the first time I saw them. There seemed to be a lot of traffic, a lot of chaos, and ...
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, September 2011
We travel to Rome to be amazed by a city where at one time audiences of 50,000 filled the Colosseum to watch gladiators live in action, and to see mock sea battles, animal hunts and dramas based ...
Rome might be at its most popular in the summer months when the weather is conducive to spending long hours outside, but savvy travelers know that visiting touristy cities in the off season has major ...
One of Rome ‘s most
recognizable monuments goes by many names – some official, some less so.
Its official moniker is the Vittorio Emanuele II Monument, it’s more
commonly known simply as the ...
Easily the most famous and popular attraction in Vatican City is the Sistine Chapel, with its colorful ceiling frescoes and enormous altarpiece both painted by Michelangelo. Visitors unfamiliar with ...
March in Rome has two special days: one for him and one for her. Neither of them are official holidays but in some parts of Italy and Rome in particular, they are popular days to celebrate. ...
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