(…cont’d from here) About mid-way, there is an abandoned water tower, empty of water but full of trash. The skeleton
The 52-km bike tour starts at Capranica in the hills and ends at Civitavecchia on the coast. The majority of
Everyone knows the High Renaissance Palazzo Farnese in Rome. Many try to go visit and some succeed, though it is
It’s almost hard not to feel bad for Giuseppe Obici (a good technical sculptor by all means, but no master.)
Augustus Caesar banished his libertine daughter Giulia to Ventotene, tiny Mediterranean island just south of Rome. The exiled Giulia perhaps
In Homer’s Odyssey, Ulysses sailed along the Italian coast from Sicily, where he encountered the Cyclops and the Sirens, up
Rome is famous for its monuments and links to antiquity, however there are natural marvels as well. A visit to
The end of the puntarelle (literally “little tips”) season approaches, and a sad day that is. From November through February
In the historic center of Rome you’re within blocks of it almost at all times, so sometimes it’s hard not
Put aside for a moment the setting just outside of medieval Tuscania as well as its beautiful tufo walls (tuff,
In Rome’s Piazza Argentina you are across from an ancient ruin, the Area Sacra (literally, Sacred Area). Rome’s feral cats
Italian Confraternities originate as far back as the tenth century, formed as religious brotherhoods coming together to pursue charitable work.
The town of Nemi sits on the northern rim of an ancient lake filled crater, affording a beautiful view of
No need to go to Provence to enjoy the perfume and colors of these lovely purple flowers. Just drive up
Every summer tourists descend upon Rome without fail, but perhaps the true sign of summer is the arrival of another
The current abundance of sugar-laden chocolate bars (and bunnies) belies the fact that chocolate was once a luxury item, produced
In the heart of the historical center near piazza Venezia, two luxurious palaces await your visit. One is Galleria Colonna
Every year, like clockwork, the Zampognari come down from the hills to Rome and other big cities along the coasts.
The Abbazia di Farfa was one of the most powerful Benedictine monasteries of medieval Europe and played a major role
In 1957, an Italian engineer and amateur archaeologist named Erno Bellante was working on a road in the resort town
A monumental fountain, and possibly one of the most iconic and visited ones at that, under restoration work for 24
Previously the vast scale of Rome’s catacombs – some 170km – had only been recorded with handmade maps. Now, a
Since 1996, The English Theatre of Rome has been an important hub for Italian and non-Italian directors, playwrights, and actors
Porta Portese, one of the largest flea markets in Rome, is a unique cultural experience for any visitor or native.