Shopping By The Vatican: The Case Of Prati Neighbourhood

One of the best parts of travel is certainly shopping. But, where do you go? And where do you go in Rome? Sure, I could go on and on about Via Condotti lined with… READ MORE

Not All Parks Are Created Equal: The Park Of Villa Borghese In Rome

Those crisp winter mornings are fading, and that spring smell has once again returned.  The sun is shining, the birds are chirping, and the children are restless to get outside.  The park is the perfect combination of relaxation and entertainment.  Not all parks are created equal though, Borghese Park… READ MORE…

Beasts Of The Colosseum

Rome’s most feared arena. The Flavian amphitheater. The Colosseum. Its reputation precedes it. It’s been years since I have taken a formal Colosseum tour… by Christine B. READ MORE

Espresso As A State Of Mind: Drinking Coffee In Rome

Coffee is a culture in Italy, a way of life.  Something new to me, something I thought I understood, but boy was I wrong.  Last year my family moved to Italy from the US.  Back in the States… READ MORE

What To Eat (And Where To Eat) In Rome

There’s no shortage of good pizza in Rome, but be aware that it’s usually extremely thin and crispy. If you really want to fill up on pizza, you’ll have to head down south to… READ MORE

Goddesses And Female Saints: A Close Look At The Basilica Of Santa Francesca Romana

“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

Top 10 Best Holiday Houses In Rome

The capital of Italy, the gorgeous Rome, is a wonderful destination known for its millennial history and the great number of buildings which display art and culture. READ MORE…

Pasquino And The Talking Statues Of Rome

– This is Pasquino. He’s looking somewhat the worse for wear these days, but then you would be too, if you’d been sitting outside for several hundred years… READ MORE…

This Is Why Visiting The Colosseum Underground Will Change Your Perspective On Rome

I was in a small group of people, and despite the reassurance of being there with an expert tour guide, I felt an icy shiver run down my spine. I followed the guide… READ MORE…