Rome Highlights: places to see, unmissable events

15 articles in this section

The Coolest Speakeasies in Rome

  Ask even the most knowledgeable connoisseurs about the origin of the modern cocktail and it is unlikely you will get a simple or straightforward answer. However, despite its ambiguous origins, one thing we know for sure is that the cocktail has been a staple of the [...]

Read more »
barnum-rome

Best Places to Work and Study in Rome With WiFi

When you’re in Rome on a business trip, or on holiday but have emails to send and studying to catch up on, it can be tricky to find a comfortable and quiet spot to settle down and crack on with your to-do list in this middle [...]

Read more »
la-barrique-monti

Best Bars in Monti

Ask any young Roman for the best and most central place to experience the true energy of the city, and they will almost certainly point you to Monti. The central fountain in Piazza della Madonna dei Monti serves as a meeting point and [...]

Read more »
Rome Famous Fountains

Rome Famous Fountains

The Ancient Romans have always had a passion for water. They have proven to be great engineers, building important aqueducts (some of them still in use today) as well as famous thermal baths such as Caracalla. After centuries of decadence with the Roman Empire , [...]

Read more »
Free things to do in Rome

Free things to do in Rome

Yes, you read it right… Free! Rome can be enjoyed, perhaps even more so, when you are on a budget. It’s the very simple things in the Eternal City that add that little touch of magic to any trip here. And it’s really when you [...]

Read more »

Rome parks and gardens

Aside from its well known architectural and historical heritage, not everyone knows that Rome is characterized by an important presence of green spaces, parks and gardens. Many of those are named after old aristocratic families, for example the Borghese and the Doria Pamphilj, who were strongly connected to the [...]

Read more »

Rome view – 5 panoramic spots

Rome is said to be built on 7 hills, and in fact the ancient city walls were indeed surrounding the area of 7 mounts. However, since the ancient times the Eternal city has grown and stretched and now includes even more spots to be able [...]

Read more »
Rome clubs

Party in Rome? A guide to Rome clubs and nightlife scene

When one thinks about the city of Rome, its fabulous monuments, ruins of the Roman Empire and churches of every age and size always come to mind. But people forget that there are many different things that Ancient Romans have always done well.

Read more »
rome-typical-food

Rome food: 5 Must-Eats

When in Rome food is of the essence. Never stop eating. This really should be your motto. Monuments are nice to look at, yes, but let’s face it, good food is nice to look at, it smells heavenly and is wonderful on the taste buds. [...]

Read more »
rome-drink

Rome drink? 4 not to miss places where to have one… or two!

If you are visiting, having a Rome drink in one of the city’s charming squares should be on top of your list. Strolling around the city center it is easy to notice that some places are just ideal spots for meeting friends and talking about [...]

Read more »
roman-pasta-dishes

Roman pasta dishes

Ask a person about the first three words that come to mind when thinking about Italy, and almost always one of them will be “pasta”. This food so deeply rooted into Italian cuisine, can be found in any restaurant around the country and abroad, and [...]

Read more »
rome-museums

A selection of non touristic Rome museums

Non Touristic Rome Museums Rome is often considered a true open-air museum. Actually it is a city where, thanks to its nearly 3.000 year history, a mere walk through the city center is sufficient to find many examples of art and culture left by men [...]

Read more »
roman-market

Roman market: 5 Not-to-Miss places

A trip to Rome is not complete if you haven't been to a Roman market. The market is the life of a neighborhood, the place where locals meet and argue theatrically about last night's game of "calcio" (football or soccer, depending on where you are from) and where tourists get to breathe some of the more Roman way of life.

Read more »
the-jubilee-of-mercy

The Jubilee of Mercy

As for every Jubilee, there is the forgiveness of the sins and the plenary indulgence for all those who pass through one of the Holy Doors; of course, only if they really feel and understand that their actions were bad and reprehensible. The Holy Year 2016 will end on the 20th of November, in coincidence with the Feast of Christ the King.

Read more »
Rome-real-estate-market

Rome real estate market

The current state of the Rome real estate market continues on a downward trend, as it comes from a distant market bubble, attributable in part to a speculation linked to the introduction of the euro in 2001. Although this overvalued Rome real estate market did not [...]

Read more »

Enjoy Rome with RomeLoft

Pin It on Pinterest