Rome Travel Guide

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,…
TOP ATTRACTION IN ROME  * National Etruscan Museum *

TOP ATTRACTION IN ROME * National Etruscan Museum *

The Etruscan Museum of Villa Giulia in an unmissable  place to visit in Rome. The museum exposes  pre-Roman Italian works of antiquity, especially from the Etruscan world in a superb palace built for Pope Julius III between 1550 and 1555. Trust me ! You will be totally captured by the…
Jackson Pollock and the school of  New York

Jackson Pollock and the school of New York

From October 10th  to February 24th.   The Vittoriano Palace is  hosting an exhibition of 50 works of the painter Jackson Pollock The artist is part of  to the Abstract Expressionist avant-garde group of the New York School active in the 1950s and 1960s. Pollock is also known as ‘Jack…
Journeys through Ancient Rome // Extended to November 13.

Journeys through Ancient Rome // Extended to November 13.

The successful projects that  has attracted more than  100  thousand spectators will be extended till next November 13 . Two projects tell the story of the Forum of Augustus and the Forum of Caesar starting from stones with the use of technology. The journey is accompanied by the voice of…
Ready for your Halloween party in Rome ?

Ready for your Halloween party in Rome ?

Being among the top celebrated festivities in all Anglo-Saxon countries, Halloween is getting more and more attractive to Southern Europe as well. Rome plays a great part in it: all pubs, clubs and restaurants in the city’s hub will set up special treats and tricks to let everyone enjoy the…
Travel Tips  – HOW TO MOVE IN ROME

Travel Tips – HOW TO MOVE IN ROME

PUBLIC TRANSPORT Rome’s public transport net consists of three underground lines (A, B and B1, C), buses, trams and urban trains. TICKETS The same type of ticket is used for all transports: BIT: € 1,50 valid for 100 minutes from the very first validation. Please note: no more than one…
What about shopping in Rome ?

What about shopping in Rome ?

From major chains to small boutiques, here is where you can shop in Rome CASTEL ROMANO DESIGNER OUTLET It’s part of the British McArthurGlen  Designer Outlets and includes more than 140 boutiques located within a full-service setting where nothing is missing: children’s area, beauty center, tailoring service, car parking, cafes…
August In Rome: what’s going on

August In Rome: what’s going on

The eternal city is where you want to be even in summer! Enjoy the  wonderful monuments , the historical architecture, the incredible museums in a less crowded city. The real fun starts especially when the sun goes down. Till September 3, the annual edition of “lungo il tevere” will electrify…
AN EXCURSION TO ASSISI, THE GREEN HOMELAND OF ST. FRANCIS

AN EXCURSION TO ASSISI, THE GREEN HOMELAND OF ST. FRANCIS

Assisi, located in a green rural area in the heart of Umbria, is a moderately small and incredibly beautiful city. Located 174 km North-East of Rome, is home to the Franciscan and Clare orders. St. Francis (San Francesco, in Italian) was born to a rich family. His father, Pietro de…