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Rome Highlights: places to see, unmissable events

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beginner's guide to rome

A Beginner’s Guide to Rome

There is a never-ending list of things to do and see in Rome. However, when you’ve never been before, it is hard to know where to start. In our Beginner’s guide to Rome you will find a brief description of each of the [...]

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best brunch in rome

The Best Brunch in Rome

Brunch might not spring to mind when you think of the Eternal City. However, the American trend has slowly started to grow in popularity amongst this capital’s crowds, too. With many American-influenced eateries, as well as Italian takes on the ritual. Below is a list [...]

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best views in rome

The Best Views in Rome

Rome is a city with an innumerable amount of things to do, countless monuments to history, and a plethora of stunning art. One of the most delightful ways to take stock of a long day exploring this Eternal City is to gaze at it from [...]

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best gelato in rome

The Best Gelato in Rome

Italy is famous for its food, which is now exported and copied in mass around the world. But, much like the pizzas and the pastas, it is very unlikely that you will find a gelato outside of Italy to equal that of a true Italian [...]

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cinematic journey through rome

A Cinematic Journey through Rome

When you think of Rome, part of the vivid and important history that springs to mind is that of its cinema. The living set of many movies, both domestic and foreign, Rome exhibits something ineffably cinematic in streets. Some of the most famous include Rossellini’s momentous Roma Città [...]

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modern art in rome

Where to Find the Best Modern Art in Rome

Modern art in Rome might not spring to mind when you visit the Eternal City. However, Rome has plenty to offer in this department. It has galleries focusing on Roman culture and artists in particular, as well as more international galleries exhibiting world-renowned artists. Lovers of all [...]

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gluten free restaurants in rome

Gluten Free Restaurants in Rome

More and more people are being diagnosed with Celiac’s disease each year. You may hear that only 1% of the North American population has been diagnosed with Celiac’s. In fact, many others suffer from some form of gluten or wheat intolerance. These intolerances can make it [...]

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aperitivo in rome

The Best Aperitivo in Rome

Aperitivo is as much a ritual as it is an institution amongst Italians. Locals and tourists alike will gladly mingle to partake in this much-loved pass-time. Perhaps best described as happy hour’s chicer older sister, the word aperitivo brings to mind warm summer evenings surrounded by friends, chatting the night [...]

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ethnic eats in rome

Best Ethnic Food in Rome

It might seem odd to crave world-food in Italy, given the importance placed on its own cuisine. But whilst the sumptuous pizza, pasta, and Roman specialities are delicious, there is nothing wrong with breaking the mould! Our collection of favorite ethnic eats in Rome will undoubtedly [...]

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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 Italian culture. [...]

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places to work and study in rome

Best Places to Work and Study in Rome With WiFi

When you’re in this city on a business trip, or simply 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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 , [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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