What You Need to Know About The Trevi Fountain, Rome

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The Trevi Fountain is definitely one of the most iconic – not to mention visited – landmarks in Rome. A massive fountain measuring a whopping 20 meters (almost 66 feet) in width and 26 meters (that’s more than 85 feet) in height, it’s easy to see why people – tourists and locals alike – love … Read more

A Short Guide to Quartiere Coppede, Rome

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Close to the center of Rome is the enigmatic Quartiere Coppede. Part Roman fairytale, part modernist vision, this tiny neighborhood of Rome may not seem like much for many tourists: there are no ancient buildings here, no popular coffee shops or gelaterie (though there are plenty non-touristy ones!). But for fans of architecture, photographers, and … Read more

The Best Guide To Testaccio, Rome

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For a true taste of the real Italy — away from the tourists and crowds that swarm Rome’s city center — look no further than Testaccio, Rome. Here you’ll not only get a taste for what a day in a local’s life is like, but you’ll also taste some of the best food Italy has … Read more

The Best Places To Visit In Ostiense, Rome

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Contrary to popular belief, Rome is so much more than the Colosseum, Pantheon, Sistine Chapel, and other famous monuments from ancient history. And – although they’re amazing and must-see landmarks – Rome offers contemporary wonders too, like the emerging Roman neighborhood of Ostiense that’s well worth visiting. Like its mother city of Rome, the history … Read more

A Concise Guide To Garbatella, Rome

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Garbatella is one of my favorite neighborhoods in the Eternal City. Away from the chaos and tourist crowds of the center, it’s a pleasant place to go for a walk and get a bit more or a local feel. Indeed, Garbatella is located outside of the historic center of Rome and right next to the … Read more

A Short Guide To Trastevere, Rome

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Why wouldn’t you want to visit Trastevere, Rome? This is one of the hippest parts of the Italian capital; one of the nicest neighborhoods in Rome; a place where days can be spent browsing independent boutiques and stumbling across ancient churches alike – and where nights can be spent soaking up some of the city’s … Read more

A Short Guide To The Palatine Hill, Rome

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The Palatine Hill is probably my favorite archeological site in Rome – other than the Colosseum, that is. Significantly less crowded than the Colosseum and even the Roman Forum, this is actually an incredibly pleasant place to explore in the Eternal City and a beautifully preserved site. And the fact that you can get in … Read more

A Short Guide To Visiting The Baths Of Caracalla, Rome

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Known in Italian as the Terme di Caracalla, the Roman Baths of Caracalla are one of the most interesting archeological sites in Rome. Lesser visited compared to many other sites in the Eternal City, they are incredibly pleasant to explore – not to mention, a place to escape the crowds too. The Baths of Caracalla … Read more

A Guide To Visiting The Roman Forum, Rome

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All first-timers in Rome make it a point to visit the Colosseum, but the Roman Forum typically receives less attention. This always strikes me as odd, considering this is one of the most important archeological sites in the Eternal City, one of the best preserved Roman sites in the world, and especially knowing that Roman … Read more

13 Best Restaurants In Trastevere

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Trastevere is well known for being a very local neighborhood in Rome. Set across the River Tiber from the historic center, this traditionally working-class area is a bohemian hangout for locals and visitors – but it still stays true to its roots. And you can see that in many of the best restaurants in Trastevere. … Read more