Rome Travel Guide

HAPPY BIRTHDAY, ROME!

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…
NEW ARCHAEOLOGICAL TREASURE JUST UNCOVERED: 80 METERS AURELIAN WALLS!

NEW ARCHAEOLOGICAL TREASURE JUST UNCOVERED: 80 METERS AURELIAN WALLS!

The Eternal City keeps on being a treasure trove of discoveries: few days ago 80 meters Aurelian Walls were uncovered during the excavations works which have been taking place around Rome for the construction of her third underground line (so called line C). They were surprisingly unburied in the area…
WHEN IN ROME… HAVE EASTER BREAKFAST AS ROMANS DO

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…
ROMA ROMICS!

ROMA ROMICS!

Aprile e ottobre: questi i due appuntamenti in programma nel 2015 per uno dei più grandi festival in Italia che riunisce in sè fumetti, cosplays, animazione, games, musica, cinema ed entertainment. A brevissimo, quindi, il primo dei due: dal 9 al 12 aprile. Quattro giorni intensissimi per gli appassionati, pronti…
EXPO TICKETS: WHERE, WHEN, HOW MUCH

EXPO TICKETS: WHERE, WHEN, HOW MUCH

Expo Milano 2015 is around the corner, the great opening day being on May 1, 2015. Since then, visitors from all over the world will enjoy six-month futuristic pavilions and exciting events by 145 nations, all focused on the theme of food & nutrition. Do you already know everyhting about…
MADE IN IRELAND: A FOUR-DAY FILM FESTIVAL IN ROME!

MADE IN IRELAND: A FOUR-DAY FILM FESTIVAL IN ROME!

The latest film festival in Rome is entirely focused on the Green Island: it’s the IrishFilmFesta! From March 26 to 29, 2015, presentations, meetings with Irish guests (directors, actors, screenwriters and producers), debates and most of all movie shows made in Ireland will take place at Casa del Cinema di Roma.…
MAGIC SPOTS AND EYE TRICKS – PART 1

MAGIC SPOTS AND EYE TRICKS – PART 1

Besides still standing great monuments and fascinating ruins Rome hides here and there secret intriguing spots which reveal a different type of beauty, literally tricking your eyes and your perception of space. So try to include them in your to-do list and discover the city… from another point of view!…
JULIUS CAESAR HAS TO DIE (ON MARCH 15th… FOR REAL!)

JULIUS CAESAR HAS TO DIE (ON MARCH 15th… FOR REAL!)

Julius Caesar was killed on March 15th, the so called “Ides of March” in Latin: the event caused a dramatic change in history of the Roman Republic. This Sunday special events are in programme at largo di Torre Argentina, where the murder took place: guided tours both in Italian and…
MARC CHAGALL’S LOVE & LIFE IN ROME

MARC CHAGALL’S LOVE & LIFE IN ROME

Thanks to the cultural co-operation between Rome and Jerusalem a new exhibit will be soon opened in the heart of the Eternal City: “Marc Chagall. Love and life”. From March 16 to July 26, 150 works of art by the Russian-born Jewish painter will be on display in the prestigious…
ARABESQUE MATISSE AT SCUDERIE DEL QUIRINALE!

ARABESQUE MATISSE AT SCUDERIE DEL QUIRINALE!

March marks the beginning of several important exhibitions in Rome, that dedicated to French painter Matisse being one of the most awaited. From March 6th to June 21th, over one hundred paintings by the artists will be on display in the enchanting backdrop of Scuderie del QuIrinale (opposite the Quirinal…