Don’t forget you can fill your water bottle up at one of the 2500 ‘Nasone’ fountains throughout the city. The cast iron fountains ceaselessly spurt cold drinking water of high quality. You’ll only need to buy one bottle and you can help the city reduce its plastic waste. Don’t sleep in. Rome is most beautiful […]
One of the most beautiful and interesting excursions to do from Rome is to visit the ancient city of Ostia Antica. The ruins of this important Roman port city rival its more famous and crowded cousin, Pompeii. It’s the perfect place to get an idea of what life was really like for Romans as you […]
A living testimony to what made Rome the center of the World. Rome ruled the basin of the Mediterranean for hundreds of years. The empire expanded as far south as the Sahara Desert in Africa and as far north as the city of Newcastle in England. This conquest wouldn’t have been nearly as possible if it hadn’t been for the care and attention the Romans placed into building and maintaining their infrastructure.
No other part of the world has such a sophisticated network of underground corridors as Rome. Only Paris comes close but the catacombs in Paris in reality are more of abandoned lime stone quarries turned into burial grounds during the french revolution of the late 18th century. There are approximately 60 catacombs in Rome and […]
In Italy, Easter or “Pasqua” is celebrated best at the dinner table. What is served as traditional dishes changes from city to city. Starting from major cities in the north we will journey south wards, listing all the traditional dishes you need to try if you are visiting one of these cities during Easter Holidays.
Every dish has its ideal wine to accompany and enhance the flavors being served. Naturally, the pairing of food and wine is a delicate subject, as many factors need to be taken into consideration. For instance, what is the right room temperature for serving a Brunello?