How to Get Around Rome

How to Get Around Rome

By Metro Rome’s Metro system only has two lines, A (red) and B (blue), both of which pass through the Stazione Termini. Unfortunately, the route network is rather limited and misses most of the historic district due to the fact that much of ancient Rome lies underneath the streets. However, […]

Sampling Italian Cuisine in Rome

Sampling Italian Cuisine in Rome

Rome continues to hold its own as one of the great culinary centres of Europe. Although many of the traditional trattorie haven’t changed their menus in decades, the number of ethnic restaurants and chic fusion cafés continue to grow each year, meaning you don’t have to settle for pasta or […]

Discover Rome After Dark

Discover Rome After Dark

Rome’s nightlife is a bit of an insider’s scene, where it helps to know the hot spot of the month. Many clubs and bars will appear for a couple of months and then simply fade away as the trend moves elsewhere. It’s not obvious at first where the action is, […]

Rome’s Top Attractions

Rome’s Top Attractions

Basilica di San Pietro The largest church in the world is also the most astonishing architectural masterpiece of the Renaissance. Built over the tomb of St Peter, this complex simply oozes history. The present basilica, which was completed in the 16th and 17th centuries, contains some of the greatest art […]

Top Accommodation Options in Rome

Top Accommodation Options in Rome

Rome decided to celebrate the new millennium by sprucing up the city including many of its hotels. However, the city is as popular as ever with tourists, which has made it even harder than before to find a room on short notice. There are plenty of great lodging choices in […]

Drinking, Dining and Shopping in Rome

Drinking, Dining and Shopping in Rome

Visitors to the city may be surprised to discover that Rome’s nightlife only really gets going after dinner, but if you’re more the early-to-bed, early-to-rise sort, you still have the city’s superb selection of restaurants and cafés to enjoy before turning in. Italy’s food is among the best in the […]

Why Rome is a Paradise for Photographers

Why Rome is a Paradise for Photographers

Few cities are as inspiring as Rome or as likely to stay etched on the memory of its visitors. With countless historical sites, internationally renowned museums, superb architecture and vibrant markets there is so much to see that it’s difficult to squeeze it all into a short stay. If you […]

An Introduction to Rome

An Introduction to Rome

Called the Eternal City, Rome is one of the world’s richest cities in history and art and one of Europe’s great cultural, religious, and intellectual centers. The capital city of Italy and the seat of the Pope, Rome has a phenomenal concentration of legends and monuments. The Vatican, the tiny […]