Tag: culture

How to Recycle in Rome

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Practicing Roman Sustainability When visiting Rome, travelers and tourists must remember to keep the Eternal City clean. If you act sustainably during your trip, you’ll not only gain the respect of locals but you’ll also play a key role in keeping Rome’s amazing monuments, parks, and city streets preserved and… Read More

Emperor Nero

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7 fun facts and a brief look at Nero Depending on what you’ve heard about Nero, you might not think there can be any “fun facts” about him. But, you would be mistaken. Emperor Nero was the last emperor in the Julio-Claudian dynasty. He was born in A.D. 37, became… Read More

Shakespeare in Italy

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6 Shakespearean plays that are set in Italy William Shakespeare is widely regarded as one of the greatest playwrights of all time. It is not clear if Shakespeare ever visited Italy during his lifetime however, many of his plays are based there. It’s interesting, then, that nearly a third of… Read More