While snow is an extremely rare occurrence in Rome, it is guaranteed to get pretty nippy outside during winter, especially
Rome is famous for its monuments and links to antiquity, however there are natural marvels as well. A visit to
Rome is meant for the adventurous at heart, the urban explorers of the world. The city contains many hidden pleasures
Every summer tourists descend upon Rome without fail, but perhaps the true sign of summer is the arrival of another
Although it is considered to be one of the most aesthetically sound Renaissance buildings around, the Tempietto di San Pietro
The number of ruins dating back to antiquity amazes most visitors to Rome, but many others also comment on the
For better or worse, Italians have a reputation for protesting the powers that be. Romans in particular are known for
The foothills of Umbria nurture many vineyards that rival those of their Tuscan neighbors to the north. Montefalco, nestled between
Scopa (meaning “to sweep” or “broom”) is a 400-year-old Italian card game, played in most regions of the country using
The Trastevere neighborhood in central Rome is famous for its cobblestone vicoli (alleyways), medieval charm and bustling nightlife. Monteverde instead
Although the most famous Italian Carnevale festivals are held in Venezia and Viareggio, debauchery and merrymaking can be seen and
La Cisterna was a hotspot for celebrities during Rome’s glamour days of the 1950s. Even today, celebrities can occasionally be
The griffin is a legendary creature usually depicted with the body of a lion combined with the head and wings
Immersed in forested hills and composed of stylistically uniform and seemingly endless colonnades, lies the monumental cemetery of Staglieno in
Among other things, the pope is a celebrity like any other, with paparazzi and the press hounding his every move.
Besides the delicious ragú (Bolognese sauce) and mortadella, Bologna is known for its lively atmosphere full of music, students and
Every Roman has a favorite gelateria, but Palazzo del Freddo (literally, Palace of Cold) is one joint that everybody can
In 1957, an Italian engineer and amateur archaeologist named Erno Bellante was working on a road in the resort town
Like the lost city of Atlantis, the unfortunate city of Pompeii has achieved legendary status due to its unique downfall.
The perfect weekend getaway from Rome is an hour and half train ride south to the coastal town of Sperlonga,
Lovers of central Italy usually flock to Assisi (St. Francis), Orvieto (great white wine) or Perugia (chocolate, among other treasures).
Genoa may be one-third of Italy’s “industrial triangle”, however its location on the Italian Riviera is not wasted.The Nervi quartiere
Since 1996, The English Theatre of Rome has been an important hub for Italian and non-Italian directors, playwrights, and actors