Category: Rome


Public transportation in Rome: A crash course

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Vacation is supposed to be relaxing. Achieving that well earned R&R is difficult in your first few days abroad, especially when you have to drop cash on a taxi every time you want to go somewhere. (Believe me––walking from the Colosseum to the Vatican will be more pain than it’s… Read More

The most Instagramable views in Rome

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Rome is filled with Instagramable material. We’ve seen the Trevi Fountain posts and the people lined up on the wall by the Colosseum to get the best view. But, what if you’re dying to get that Rome skyline? We’ve got you covered. Our top five lookout spots are: Aventine… Read More

Six MUST SEE statues when in Rome

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Rome is filled with breathtaking and historical art pieces, top to bottom. But when you finally arrive on Roman soil, it might feel overwhelming. What museums, what churches, what piazzas and fountains are you supposed to see and when? Well, to quench your thirst for classical statues, we have compiled… Read More

4 Roman pasta dishes you must try

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Every Italian region and city has its own recipes. In the capital, traditional Roman pasta dishes are popular with locals and tourists alike. Here are four of our top recommendations to try on your next visit: Carbonara Think you know Carbonara? If you haven’t been to Italy before, chances are… Read More

Everything you need to know about Saint Valentine

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Love is in the air this Valentine’s Day! The holiday of love is typically associated with buying chocolate hearts and cutesy stuffed animals even more than a true celebration of love itself, but how did it all come to be? The story of Saint Valentine begins in the most romantic… Read More


The ultimate guide to celebrating Christmas in Rome

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Christmas in Rome is celebrated from December 8th to January 6th. As you would expect, the celebrations center around the churches and particularly the Vatican. As an important time for the family, many businesses and attractions are closed or have reduced schedules, particularly on the public holidays: December 8th, December… Read More

Where can I get a COVID test in Rome?

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If you need a negative test to travel, it’s pretty easy to get a COVID test in Rome. The most common COVID tests are molecular (PCR) tests and rapid antigen tests. Check with your airline which kind of test you need and when you should take it. Though antigen… Read More

How to get to Pompeii from Rome?

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There is nowhere else on earth like the sites of Pompeii and Herculaneum, preserved by the eruption of Vesuvius in 79 A.D. Understandably, millions of visitors visit the larger site of Pompeii each year, many of them taking a day trip down from Rome. The trip isn’t short, but… Read More

The Ides of March: How did Julius Caesar die?

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Thanks to Shakespeare, everyone knows the name of Julius Caesar, the ancient Roman stabbed to death on the Ides of March by those he trusted. But why did Caesar have to die? As a successful military leader, Caesar rose to power in a short amount of time, intimidating the Senate. Read More