Holidays in Rome

First May Concert 2014

The 1st May Concert is surely one of the most anticipated musical events and debated in the Italian music scene. There is always great anticipation to meet the cast of artists , presenters and guests who will tread the stage in Piazza San Giovanni in Rome on the first day…

Luxury shopping in Rome

Shopping in Spanish steps and along Via Condotti Let’s face it, the place is crowded (it is a notorious local meeting point). Lots of onlookers everywhere. But it is truly one of Rome highlights. The site itself is lovely. But it is also located at a place where all the…

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…