Five of Rome’s best museums

Guest blogger Anita Dykstra is a travel writer from New Zealand. You can read her great blog on her website. Rome has played host to some of the most interesting and iconic history in the world and...

Rome Nightlife: Places and Districts to Go Out in Rome

Like most cities in continental Europe, Rome is as full of life by night as it is during the day. Italians – and Romans are absolutely no exception in this respect – love to party and, right across the city, the possibilities...

Top 10 Things to do in Rome

There’s enough ancient sites in Rome to keep you occupied for weeks, but here are the top ten sights and attractions that you have to tick off your must-see list… 1. Colosseum Back in ancient Roman times, this giant amphitheatre was the...

Travel in Italy: Venice, Florence and Rome

Planning a holiday in Italy but don’t know where to start? Venice, Florence and Rome are the ultimate triad of Italian charm, so, if you have time, why not see all three in one trip? We know this might sound...

Top 3 Late-Night Bars in Rome

Written by Party Earth A local culture of social drinking and a constant influx of students and travellers means that Rome has a simply mind-boggling amount of watering holes. But as opposed to their Spanish friends to the west,...

Bargain Boozing in Rome

Today’s guest post comes from PartyEarth.com, a global media and entertainment company featuring reviews, editorials, and listings of the best bars, clubs, festivals, concerts, events, and more in major cities around the world. Rome is a city of contradictions. Home to the...

10 best TV commercials to inspire travel

The usual commercial drudgery on TV makes you put your head in your hands and weep; toilet cleaner, kitchen anti-bac spray, garage doors and stair lifts all fail miserably at capturing the imagination. But nothing beats beautifully shot 1-3 minutes of screentime...

The Tears of San Lorenzo: Look to the skies August 2010

For some, the Feast of San Lorenzo brings science and religion together rather beautifully. On the 10th August Italians, particularly the ones named Lorenzo, celebrate the martyrdom of San Lorenzo. It is around this time that the sky offers a...
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