Where Is Rome?

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Rome is one of Europe’s oldest continuously inhabited cities. Founded in 753 BC, Rome flourished as the center of one of the world’s most impressive civilizations, with an empire spanning from the British Isles to the Middle East. Now the capital of Italy, and known as the Eternal City, Rome is steeped with 28 centuries … Read more

The Most Famous Buildings In Rome

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If it is your first time visiting the Italian capital, you will surely want to hit all the most famous buildings in Rome – those you have seen a million times in photographs on social media; on postcards you may have received from friends; and on TV and movies. To help you grasp (almost) everything … Read more

The Most Charming Neighborhoods Of Rome

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One of the things I enjoy the most about Rome is that it’s divided into neighborhoods, each with a very distinctive character, look, history and feel. You have surely heard about the most famous neighborhoods of Rome – Monti, home of the Colosseum; Trastevere, a fantastic nightlife hub; the Jewish Ghetto, where you’ll find a … Read more

The Best Museums In Rome

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Naming all the museums in Rome is virtually mission impossible – there are simply too many! The Eternal City is indeed not only the Italian capital, but also one of the most important centers for culture and art in the country. If you are spending just a few days in Rome, you will want to … Read more

The Best Bucatini All’Amatriciana Recipe

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Although not exactly originating in Rome (more about that later!), bucatini all’amatriciana is one of the most typical dishes you can get at any good trattoria in the Italian capital. Much like carbonara, the traditional sauce is often object of debate – with purists (like myself) that will stick to the original ingredients and others … Read more

Who Are The Most Famous People From Rome?

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There are many famous people from Rome. Some you may know about; others you have definitely heard of but chances are you didn’t know they are from Rome; and a few more you have probably never heard of before. If you are curious to find out who are the most famous people from Rome – … Read more

The Nicest Gardens And Parks In Rome

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Rome is an immense city, chaotic and incredibly loud. The good news is that no matter where you are in town, you’ll find yourself within short distance from a park or a garden. Indeed, there are many gorgeous parks in Rome. Some of the best parks of Rome are found in the historic center of … Read more

30 Statues In Rome You Should See

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One of the things that make Rome the incredible city that it is are the many statues you’ll be able to spot – real works of art by world-famous artists such as Bernini and Michelangelo, to name a few. Free to admire in the most important Rome piazzas and streets; located inside beautiful churches; or … Read more

Which Markets In Rome Should You Visit?

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Love me a market! If you are a fan of markets, Rome won’t disappoint: you will find many to browse, selling anything from food to antiques, from flowers to vintage clothes. But which markets in Rome are truly worth visiting, and what’s their story? Continue reading this post as I tell you everything you should … Read more

The Best Recipe For Puntarelle Alla Romana

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Puntarelle alla Romana is one of the most typical salads or side dishes you can find on a menu in Rome, strictly towards the end of winter and the beginning of spring, when puntarelle – a delicious, crispy salad found in the regions of Lazio and Campania – is in season. Puntarelle are the sprouts … Read more