Italian traditions

Beat the Summer in Rome !

Beat the Summer in Rome !

How can you make  your summer stay in Rome even more comfortable and appealing? Maybe tasting delicious Italian gelato and  spending a romantic evening at an outdoor terrace of a restaurant after a  daily journey to the beach? Why not ? This could be the best way to complete the…
June 2019 // Events in Rome.

June 2019 // Events in Rome.

June opens with the holiday of “Republic Day”  this Sunday! Rome is ready to celebrate the historic  referendum of 1946, with which the Italians abolished monarchy in favor of Republic. As per tradition, a parade will start from the Altare della Patria, where, at 9.15 am, President Mattarella will lay…
Rome in April // The Essentials

Rome in April // The Essentials

April is the most beautiful time of year to visit Rome. The whole month is rich of events and the climate is perfect for walking around among the beauties and wonders of the eternal city. Of course,  lots of people will be around, but with a good timetable and  an…
Museum Week March 5-10 // FREE ENTRY

Museum Week March 5-10 // FREE ENTRY

Here you have a list of museums and monuments in Rome with  free entry during the museum week from 5 to 10 March 2019. This is the list of museums you can visit in Rome and in the province. Of course you will find the Colosseum and the Fori Imperiali,…
#savethedate : Sunday 7 April – 25th Edition of Rome Marathon

#savethedate : Sunday 7 April – 25th Edition of Rome Marathon

The most spectacular  marathon will reach this year the 25th Edition. Still not registered ? If you sign up by the end of January, you can still do it at a reduced price. If you are an Affiliated athletic the costs are the following € 65,00 – within 31st January…
A must-see : the Christmas Market of Piazza Navona

A must-see : the Christmas Market of Piazza Navona

The Christmas countdown has begun:  just 3 weeks left ! The good news is that finally , after 3 years, the classical   Christmas Market of  Piazza Navona  has reopened  December 2nd, and will last until January 6th. You can’t miss it. It represents the Christmas spirit in Rome and you…
Jewish Ghetto in Rome

Jewish Ghetto in Rome

The ghetto was projected to lock up and control the Jews minority  in 1555  by Pope Paul IV on 14th of July The papal bull  imposed economic and freedom restrictions to the jews . This oppression continued for 315 years until its abolition in 1870 (reunification of Italy). At present,…

Weapons and Warfare in Renaissance Europe

From 26/7/18  to  11/11/18 An interesting exhibition of destructive tools used to strike and defend. Powerful weapons that also symbolize the social relevance and the representation of power in an era marked by the conflicts  between the West and the Ottoman Empire and many wars between the great international European…

HAPPY BIRTHDAY, ROME!

The old, charming lady is turning 2768 next week: following the tradition, indeed, April 21st marks the anniversary of the foundation of the Eternal City by Romulus in 753 BC. After Roman age, when the city foundation was regularly celebrated with a ceremony called Palilia, its occurring in modern time dates…

WHEN IN ROME… HAVE EASTER BREAKFAST AS ROMANS DO

Easter traditions in Italy are so full of homemade dishes that they will hardly feel in awe of the widely celebrated Christmas ones. The world of bread is no exception. Each region has its own. Sometimes they are called directly bread, other times focaccia, pizza, etc. There are recipes both…
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