Rome Walking Tour Through Trastevere and Gianicolo

Rome Walking Tour Through Trastevere and Gianicolo

Trastevere is an evocative leap back into time and the perfect place to wander through centuries of the Eternal City. ... Read More

Exploring Rome on Foot: From Ancient Baths to Timeless Gardens

Exploring Rome on Foot: From Ancient Baths to Timeless Gardens

Set off at your own pace exploring Rome on this walking tour that takes you from ancient Roman baths to timeless gardens – with a view! ... Read More

Open Air Museum: Your Guide to Street Art in Rome

Open Air Museum: Your Guide to Street Art in Rome

Colorful bursts of street art infuse the Eternal City with creativity and spirit. Find out more about the surprising history of street art in Rome! ... Read More

Shopping and Strolling through the Heart of Rome

Shopping and Strolling through the Heart of Rome

What better way is there to get to know a city than by shopping in it? While in Rome, here are some of best shopping addresses you’ll want to check out while strolling through the heart of the Eternal City. ... Read More

Rome’s Most Beautiful Parks and Gardens

Rome’s Most Beautiful Parks and Gardens

As one of Europe’s greenest cities, Rome is home to lush gardens and sprawling parks that in true Roman style are just as full of history as they are natural beauty. From the sweet scent of roses and orange blossoms to spectacular overlooks, here are Rome’s most beautiful parks and gardens. ... Read More

Rome’s Most Beautiful Historic Bridges

Rome’s Most Beautiful Historic Bridges

Rome has an enchanting way of mixing the vibrancy of a modern life with reminders of the city’s ancient past. Enjoy a stroll along Rome’s historic bridges that are as intriguing historically as they are beautiful to admire. ... Read More

Visit These Rome Museums Virtually from Home

Visit These Rome Museums Virtually from Home

Whether you’re planning a trip to Rome or just missing Italy, the free virtual tours of Rome’s civic museums are perfect for an artistic coffee break. You might just discover some gems for your next visit to the Eternal City! ... Read More

A Guide to Rome’s Trastevere Neighborhood

A Guide to Rome’s Trastevere Neighborhood

Trastevere is one of those Roman neighborhoods that live up to all of the superlatives and cliches. Ivy-draped ochre buildings. Check. Narrow cobblestones streets. Check. Piazzas, markets and cafes filled with locals. Check. Even if it is only for a few days, you can live like a local with our Trastevere neighborhood guide. ... Read More

Etruscan Places: Even-More-Ancient Italy in the Roman Countryside

Etruscan Places: Even-More-Ancient Italy in the Roman Countryside

Ancient Roman relics are a common sight while traveling in Italy, but the history of Italy doesn’t start there. Long before the Romans ruled the peninsula there were the Etruscans, a civilization whose origins lay shrouded in mystery. While remnants from the Etruscans are found throughout the country, some of the most impressive sites are a stone’s throw away from Rome and make a perfect off-the-beaten-path day trip. ... Read More

Spaghetti Carbonara – Ultimate Comfort Food

Spaghetti Carbonara – Ultimate Comfort Food

Spaghetti alla Carbonara is a simple and delicious pasta dish considered a signature dish of Rome and made even more popular by lively debates on the most authentic recipe and its origins. Truth or Fiction? When we were children in Rome in the 1960s the story was that the dish is a simple preparation of ... Read More

Opera Houses in Italy: What to Know about Going to the Opera in Italy

Opera Houses in Italy: What to Know about Going to the Opera in Italy

Italy certainly has flair for the dramatic. It makes perfect sense that opera has its origins  here. Verdi and Puccini wrote stories filled with melodrama and heartbreak. The first opera was produced in Florence in 1598. The art form reached its peak of popularity in the 1800s. Don’t forget a handkerchief to wipe away your ... Read More