Holidays in Rome

Villa of The Quintilii

Villa Quintilii, located in the Appia Antica surrounding, was constructed in 151 AD by Sextus Quintilius Maximus and Sextus Quintilius Condianus, who were successfull consuls in the 2nd century. Nevertheless, the earliest construction of the villa dates back to the Hadrian rule. The end of the once influential consul brothers…

Christmas cakes: Panettone and Pandoro

Christmas is approaching and preparations for the Christmas dinner or lunch is important to every Italian family. Typical cakes Panettone and Pandoro are Very important on Italian tables. For Italians, the Cakes symbolize Christmas and this special day with out such cakes is like thanksgiving day with out Turkey. The…

Villa D’Este Tivoli

Popes or their families were involved in making expensive and impressive villas, arts or monuments for power and family prestige, now these structures account to a great deal of income. Villa D’Este is no different story, in-fact this is byproduct of Roman Catholic priests’ luxurious and competitive life style. Pope…