This month we’re featuring Jasmine, a special two bedroom apartment that is tucked away on a quaint little street in Trastevere, one of old Rome`s most characteristic, traditional neighborhoods. Continue reading
The talking statues of Rome acted as avatars for the voices of the people, the dissidents and outliers who the fell between the cracks of the Pope’s rule, that could voice their opinions by posting notes on these well-known marble figures. In the early 14th century the Pope ascended to power as King of the Roman Empire. In response to his seemingly limitless power, the Romans of the day created an early form of social media subversion that echoes through the centuries to today’s electronic media managed uprisings.
Satirical poems and polemics were posted on Pasquino, a weathered statue of Melanus King of Sparta from the 3rd century that was unearthed in the 14th centure. It was the first talking statue, now found in the eponymous Piazza del Pasquino. We named our Pasquino vacation rental after it. You can see the statue from the living room window.
We are happy to unveil Italy Perfect’s new website look that delivers greater functionality to our customers. And it is pretty, too!
We have reorganized menus for better navigation and added filters and sorting tools to make finding properties even easier:
- Sort properties by Neighborhood
- Choose the # of bedrooms
Our new website is also designed to work better on mobile devices.
We recently tried out a bunch of apps using an iPhone and also an Android phone. Here are our favorites based on usage and usefulness! So lets pack our bags, load our smartphones, this is traveling in the 21st century. Continue reading
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