Celebrating The Bimillenary Anniversary Of Augustus, The First Emperor

“”I found Rome built of sun-dried bricks, I leave her clothed in marble.”” Such were the last words, according to his biographer Suetonius, of the first and the greatest of all Roman Emperors, Octavius Augustus, whose death occurred… READ MORE

Where The Hell Did The Soul Of Emperor Nero Now Go?

This is the postcard-perfect Rome you’ve been looking for, with winding cobbled streets, ivy-covered palazzi and vibrant street life. It’s impossible to do justice… READ MORE

The Stricking Legends Behind The Origins Of Rome

Being the origins of Rome shrouded in obscurity, myths grew up around the foundation of the Eternal City. According to a calculation by Marcus Terentius Varro, Rome was founded on April 21, 753 BC. But two are actually the legends intertwined with the foundation of Rome… READ MORE…

3 Ideas For A Day Trip From Rome

If you are in Rome for just enough time to start feeling overwhelmed by its overwhelming Imperial beauty, consider a day trip out of Rome to recharge. READ MORE…

Four Food Places You Cannot Miss During Your Rome Tours

In the mid-1640’s, Gian Lorenzo Bernini was going through a tough time. After a few years of living in reclusive misery, he was commissioned by Cardinal Federico Cornaro to do a sculpture for the cardinal’s family chapel…